Dr. Laurencin Invited as a Panelist for the Virtual African American Cultural Center Town Hall Meeting

AACC town hall meeting

On the evening of June 4th, Dr. Laurencin participated in the UConn African American Cultural Center virtual town hall meeting as a panelist on the topic of “Racism and the COVID-19 Pandemic in the African American Community”. Amongst Dr. Laurencin were nine other panelists with a wide array of backgrounds who provided various perspectives on the discussion.

The UConn African American Cultural Center (AACC) was established in 1968 to support African Americans in all aspects of campus life. The AACC serves as a liaison to academic support departments and assists students in navigating the many resources of the University community such as residential life, the dean of student’s office, financial aid, and other student affairs departments.