The Hartford Yard Goats will host a virtual panel called "Impact of Racism" on Thursday, Feb 18, the team announced Tuesday.
The panel will take place virtual at 6:30 p.m. and will be hosted by Tiffany Young, executive director of the Hartford Yard Goats Foundation.
The panel will be "a discussion on challenges, achievements, and personal experiences amidst the backdrop of the larger national discussion on systemic racism."
The panelists will include:
- Sean L. Gibson, Executive Director, Josh Gibson Foundation
- Clyde McDoughty, Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation, Bowie State University
- Jonathon O'Neil Cole, CEO/Founding Partner, Pendulum
- Scot X. Esdaile, President, Connecticut State Conference of NAACP Branch/NAACP National
- Board Member Chairman/State of Connecticut Boxing Commission, NAACP
- Nichelle Mullins, President & CEO, Charter Oak Health Center
- Doug Glanville, Baseball Analyst, Multi-Media Journalist, Educator, Author, Speaker, Advocate and Retired MLB Player, ESPN/ MLB
You can watch the panel on the Yard Goats' Facebook page or via Zoom if you are one of the first 100 to register in advance here. Registrants on Zoom will be able to ask questions during the discussion.
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