Speaking to Alaskans: Learn how COVID-19 has affected the economy and justice system in Anchorage


This week’s episode of Addressing Alaskans continues with speakers from the 2021 Bettye Davis African American Summit on COVID-19. Speakers discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the local and national economy and the impact of the pandemic on the local justice system.

SPEAKERS:

Segment 1:

Bill PopPresident and CEO of Anchorage Economic Development Corporation

Dr. Louie Overstreet, author and former chair of the Alaska Black Caucus

Segment 2:

Lawyers Rich Curtner and Butler RexABC Justice Co-Chairs

the honorable Pamela Scott Washingtonof the Anchorage District Court

Kevin McGeePresident, NAACP

RELATED: Speaking to Alaskans: Faith and the fight against COVID-19

CONNECTIONS:

VIDEO of the Bettye Davis African American Summit morning session

Alaska Black Caucus COVID-19 Resources

CHECKED IN: Saturday, October 3, 2021

DISSEMINATE: Sunday, January 30, 2022

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