On Dec. 1

Richardson to be Speaker

Cy Richardson, an executive with the National Urban League, will be the luncheon speaker as the 42nd annual Equal Opportunity Day is observed.

The day is sponsored by the Greater Oklahoma City Urban League.

The virtual event will be held from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1.

“Bridge the Gap:  Re-Imagining How We Work” is the theme, and is designed to provide “a discussion for corporate and civic leaders about the challenges of achieving equality, while honoring local equal opportunity advocates,” a statement said.

The luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. and will be held online via ZOOM.

The speaker is senior vice president of economics and housing of the National Urban League.

The day’s events will focus on promising practices in growing of small and minority businesses.

A discussion will be held on challenges small businesses face during the COVID-19 pandemic and how they can adapt to overcome them.

The registration fee is $25 per person.

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