In a symposium to benefit charities on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19, three of the nation’s sagest visionaries will come together on May 17 to discuss how
In a symposium to benefit charities on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19, three of the nation’s sagest visionaries will come together on May 17 to discuss how the pandemic will indelibly change the country and affect the daily life of every American.
The trio of renowned panelists are the historian Douglas Brinkley, the New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and bioethicist Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, a leading voice on devising national policies to battle the ongoing pandemic.
The forum, which will be moderated by former NBC correspondent and national talk show host Jane Whitney, is the opening event of Conversations On the Green’s eighth season and will be interactive, allowing viewers to participate and pose questions for the panelists.
The discussion, “Life After COVID-19: A Brave New World,” is designed to sketch an outline of how the pandemic’s legacy will reverberate through time and grows out of the history of previous contagions.
The symposium, which begins at 3 p.m. on May 17 and runs 90 minutes, will be live streamed, allowing anyone with any internet-connected device to participate and ask questions.
Tickets are $25 and require advance registration, where participants can leave a question for the panelists. On the day of the event, registrants will be sent a link to the live stream and a private password to the channel.
Net proceeds benefit:
• American Nurses Foundation Coronavirus Response Fund- addressing emerging needs of nurses on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response.
• Greenwoods Counseling & Referrals, Inc. – helping members of the Litchfield County Community and beyond find access to compassionate and high-quality mental health and related care.
• New Milford Hospital – helping to secure the latest technology, attract the best medical staff and provide the compassionate, patient-centered care for which they are nationally recognized.
• Susan B. Anthony Project – promoting safety, healing, and growth for all survivors of domestic and sexual abuse and advocates for the autonomy of women and the end of interpersonal violence.
(Sunday) 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm