Meda Ase/Thank You
The community feedback has been overwhelming from the presenters and the town hall participants. Everyone was moved and grateful for the information exchanged by the presenters and by those actively sharing resources via chat.
The Level of Engagement
People began registering by the hundreds when word got out there was a State of Emergency Town Hall Meeting to deal with Black Unity Healing and Solutions for COVID-19 and Beyond. 300 sat in the waiting room before the virtual doors even opened. By the end of the 4-hour event, By the close, over 1900+ concerned citizens of the global Black community attended. 22 presenters laid out solutions in the following areas of
Planning and building
Media and Technology
Culture and Spirituality
Dr. Mawiyah Kambon, psychologist and her daughter Nataki Kambon, management consultant and architect of the BlackTherapyCentral.com co-founded the Black Therapy Central. The idea birthed years ago but came to reality in late 2019. They together with a powerful team including Kwadwo, Kala, and Dr. Obadele Kambon from the Abibitumi.com, Elliot Booker from Time for An Awakening Media, Ka’ba the Soul Singer, the moderator, and Dr. Anthony Smith, Jamila Codrington, Afiya Mbilishaka, Dr. Wade Nobles of the Black Therapy Central Network all played pivotal roles in what was an incredible launch planned and carried out strategically in under 10 days.
38 US States Represented
Black people from 38 States in the USA participated includes residents of:
Alabama Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Illinois Indiana Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New York North Carolina Ohio Oklahoma Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina Tennessee Texas Utah Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin
27 Countries Represented
The event was truly global as participants logged in from 27 countries around the globe. Participants hailed from
Antigua and Barbuda Bahrain Barbados Belgium Belize Bermuda Canada Cayman Islands Chile Gabon Ghana Haiti Israel Jamaica Kenya Liberia Mexico Saint Kitts And Nevis Saint Lucia Senegal Spain Tanzania United Arab Emirates the United Kingdom United States Virgin Islands Zambia
With a town hall that size there were bound to be some tech challenges but most were managed and overall participants left with tools, tips, and resources. Many have already requested to view the rebroadcast and that Black Therapy Central convene another follow-up event. More will follow.
Wanna know about the presenters were so powerful they deserve their own post. So stay tuned for the synopsis. Their contact info and the resources compiled.
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