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A community conversation on the meaning of Juneteenth.
Zen and the Art of Juneteenth is a community conversation on the meaning of Juneteenth. Pre-Recorded for screening on June 14 at 7PM ET, presented by The Betsy Hotel, FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios, and the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce.
This event features five distinguished panelists.
Dr. Valerie Patterson
Director of the African and African Diaspora Studies Program, FIU
Clinical Professor, Public Policy and Administration, FIU
DeAnne Connolly Graham, Chief Engagement Officer, ROI Media Consultants
Member Miami Beach Black Affairs Advisory Committee.
Chair, Women’s Business Council of the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce
Member, Pillar Board or Governors of the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce
André Williams, Esq
President, Law Offices of Andre Williams
President, Pendragon Title and Escrow
Co-Chair, DEI Council, Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce
Member, Pillar Board, Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce
Chair, Miami Gardens Chamber of Commerce
Assistant Director, City of Miami Beach Tourism & Culture
Director of the Juneteenth Celebration for the City of Miami Beach
This event is hosted by:
Dr. Deborah Plutzik Briggs
VP Arts and Community Engagement @ The Betsy Hotel
Member, Advisory Board, FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios
John Stuart, AIA
Vice Chair, Executive Board and Member of the Executive Board, Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce
Distinguished Professor, FIU/College of Communication, Architecture, and the Arts
Executive Director, FIU/Miami Beach Urban Studios