Meet the Haitian-American Candidates on Your Ballots: Day 1
Date: Sunday, August 9, 2020
Time: 6:30-7:30 PM EST
District 7 Commissioner, Palm Beach County, FL
Community Activist, Painter/Artist
Nancy Metayer, MHS
Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, JD
CEO, Trinity Health Care Services
In spite of the ways that COVID-19 has altered much of our lives, we cannot allow it to impact our civic duty. This year is a big election year, which will allow us to have a significant opportunity to change the course of our government. Haitian-Americans are running for office in different states and at various levels. Join us for a conversation with these candidates as we explore their backgrounds, their motivations for running for office, and what they hope to achieve once elected.
Topic Focus Areas
- Haitian-American Candidates
- Local and State Elections
- Roles of Elected Officials
- Voter Engagement
Virtual Symposium Goals
This panel seeks to engage Haitian-Americans in elections happening across the United States. This symposium will provide Haitian-American candidates with a platform to share their visions for the seats they wish to hold. Moreover, this will be a learning opportunity for attendees who are curious about local elections and how they can become involved in the process.
Attend This Event
This event is open to the public and will be broadcast as a live stream on the platforms below:
Disclaimer: This is a non-partisan event- we do not sponsor or endorse any political party. Everyone is invited and welcomed to attend.