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Fort Wayne UNITED, City Life to host Facebook forum on COVID-19 in African-American community

Fort Wayne UNITED and City Life will host a virtual forum on Thursday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. to share encouragement, offer solutions and answer questions for those in the African-American community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Visit www.facebook.com/Fort WayneUNITED to view the forum in real time or after the live event.

The following speakers are scheduled to participate:

Nygel L. Simms, City Life regional director; Sharon Tucker, 6th District City Councilwoman; Joe Jordan, chairman of Fort Wayne UNITED and CEO & president of Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne; Pastor Luther Whitfield of New Covenant, and Alice Jordan Miles, healthcare professional.

Fort Wayne UNITED is a mayoral initiative that places two national efforts, Cities United and My Brother’s Keeper, under one umbrella. It is designed to enhance opportunities, advance youth advocacy and help create a safer city for all, but more specifically for black men and boys.

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