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Hello Friends,
We at the MS Black Women's Roundtable are super excited to have several important events coming up over the next few weeks that we know you'd be interested to learn more about. We hope that along with joining us for a few chuckles this weekend, you'll also join us for a TeleTownhall and our upcoming series of Coffee Con virtual meetings. Please see below for all the important details and links to sign up.

In the work,

Cassandra Welchlin
MS-BWR Lead organizer/Co-convenor

Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m. - TeleTownhall
Join us for this important TeleTownhall as we discuss how COVID-19 has impacted Mississippi's women and why it is no important now, more than ever, to support Equal Pay in Mississippi.
Saturday, May 8 at 7 p.m. - Virtual Comedy & Music Show
Have you reserved your virtual seat at this free Pre-Mother's Day event? Seats are limited!!!
CLICK HERE to register now so you don't miss one minute of all the fun.
Grab your favorite coffee mug and your laptop because we're shifting our popular Coffee Con series online. Join us at one of these chat sessions with a purpose as we talk through some of the most important issues impacting women in Mississippi right now. We want to hear from you. Upcoming dates and topics include:

May 14, 2020
Caring for Your Cape: Quarantine Edition
Spend some personal time with us as we talk with mental health experts about how we can better cope during COVID-19 and protect our mental health.

May 28, 2020
Mind, Body, and Hair!  
Census PSA
Tips from a Yoga instructor on practicing mindfulness, staying active and nurturing your hair during Quarantine 2020. Plus, what's happening with the Census 2020 in light of COVID-19?

June 4, 2020  
Not Your Typical Summer Vacation
Education Best Practices for a Summer in Quarantine and we'll talk about some important health information related to protecting yourself from the coronavirus.

June 18, 2020
Maternal Health 
We'll discuss important pregnancy accommodations for women and hear from some of our frontline workers about their COVID-19 experiences.

July 9, 2020
Vote Like Your Life Depends on It: Preparing to Get Out and Vote on
Nov. 2020 and why civic engagement is so important now more than ever.
Cassandra Welchlin, LSW, MA-SID
MS-BWR Co-Convener/Lead Organizer
Founder of the MS Women's Economic Security Initiative (MWESI)

Phone:  (601) 487-1189
Twitter:  @cwelchlin | @msblackwomensr1
Facebook : msblackwomensroundtable