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Removing Our Blinders: A White CEO's Personal Journey After George Floyd

Thursday, November 5, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (EST)

Join Carl Humphries, CEO of HopeHealth and a member of the Together SC Board of Directors, to discuss his personal journey as a white CEO in the aftermath of the police killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man.

Immediately following this horrific incident, Carl reached out to his colleagues of color for insight. Many employees responded.

Here are three resources recommended by his team to help Carl better understand racial inequality:

Carl will share how these resources have increased his understanding of the inequities. Please watch and read before hand if you can. 

In addition, HopeHealth team members Alan Barrett, Tamala Dixon, and Fred Williams, will join Carl to discuss their perspectives on these resources and why they recommended them.

The session will conclude by considering HopeHealth’s approach for moving the organization forward.

You will leave this conversation with answers to the following:

  • What did I struggle with most when considering today’s topic? Why?
  • How can I apply today’s topic to me, my organization and my community?
  • What will I do differently as a result of today’s topic?
  • How did today’s topic help me better understand racism and white privilege?

Sponsored by:

Duke Energy - Wikipedia 

Greenville, SC - Official Website

Attendees (137)

Catherine Puckett

NPA Staff

Nonprofit Alliance

Gabrielle Yarborough

Development Director

East Cooper Habitat for Humanity, Inc.

Yolanda Anderson

Development/Donor Manager

Midlands Mediation Center

Kabrina Bass

Executive Director

Midlands Mediation Center

JoAnn Turnquist

President/CEO

Central Carolina Community Foundation

Terri Lottchea

Operations Manger

Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation

Mandy Black

Executive Director

Little Steps

Ellen Blake

Executive Assistant and Board Liaison

Lowcountry Land Trust

Mary Butz

Administration & Office Coordinator

Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative

Jaclyn Kohlhepp

Owner/Founding Member, JTK Consulting LLC

JTK Consulting LLC

Oakley Dickson

Assistant Director

Youth Corps

Anita Case

Executive Director

Affinity Health Center

Filippo Ravalico

Program Manager

South Carolina Environmental Law Project

Crystal Campbell

Executive Director

Dorchester County First Steps

Jennifer Robinson

Executive Director

Empowered to Heal

Tabitha James

Rural Area Leadership Initiative-Dillon County

Cleo Brown

Founder, Speaker, Author

History Matters Institute

Dayle Stewart

Assistant Director

Rebuild Upstate

Jeremy Price

Director of Programs

United Way of Pickens County

Wayne Jackson

Executive Director

Mercy Medicine Free Clinic

Sally Sherrin

Executive Director

Lancaster County Council on Aging

Charmian Hedrick

Director of Operations

Child Abuse Prevention Association

Kevin Russell

Interim President

United Way of Florence County

Sarah Eliasoph

Executive Director

NAMI Lowcountry

Chris Barrett

Executive Director

Huguenot Society of SC

Erika Kirby

Executive Director

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation

Bonita Clemons

South Carolina Community Health Worker Association

Donn Mack

Adminstrative Assistant

South Carolina Community Health Worker Association

LaTonya Boyd

Parent Educator Supervisor

Chester County First Steps

Jessie Chapman

Director of Development

Child Abuse Prevention Association

Lynn Hutto

Interim Executive Director

Greater Columbia Community Relations Council

Daniel Prohaska

President & CEO

Lions Vision Services

Andy Hall

CEO

AID Upstate

Lily Anderson

Development Associate

Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County

Lora Tucker

CEO

Girl Scouts of South Carolina - Mountains to Midlands

M Craig

Publisher

Pee Dee News Network

Dennis Muhammad

Family and Community Engagement Officer

Charleston County School District

Betty Gardiner

Director of Grantmaking and Development

South Carolina First Steps

Belle Zeigler

Executive Director

Eastern Carolina Community Foundation

Vivian Glover

Director of Community Arts and Development

Orangeburg County Fine Arts Center

Geales Sands

Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation

Catherine Schumacher

President / CEO

Public Education Partners

Andrea Loney

Executive Director

SC Legal Services

Ann Warner

CEO

Women's Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN)

Jill Bramblett

Executive Director

McLeod Health Foundation

Dodi Hodges

Executive Director

Palmetto Literacy Council

Spencer Scott

Executive Director

Florence County First Steps

Emily Parrish

Executive Director

Children's Attention Home

Renee Linyard-Gary

Director of Health

Trident United Way

Barbara Rackes

CEO

SC Women in Leadership

Heather Witt

Vice President of Community Impact

United Way of the Piedmont

Kati McArdle

Grants & Donor Communications Manager

Coastal Conservation League

Pam Toney

Executive Direcotor

Bluffton Jasper Volunteers in Medicine

Cynthia Haddad

Community Based Program Services

SC Commission for Minority Affairs

Joyce Ford

Executive Director

The Naomi Project

Madie A. Robinson

Executive Director

Pee Dee Healthy Start Inc

Cecilia Meggs

Executive Director

Lighthouse Ministries

Becca Bosch

Program Sustainability AmeriCorps VISTA

NAMI Greenville

Rachael Fulmer

SC Business Developer

Lutheran Services Carolinas

Norvell Pettus

Community Relations Specialist

Dominion Energy

Meg Stanley

Executive Director

Eat Smart Move More SC

Paige Stephenson

President & CEO

United Way of the Piedmont

Quinn Hayes

Midlands Branch Development Specialist

Harvest Hope Food Bank

Glen Plumley

Director of Clinical and Educational Services

Compass of Carolina

Sherry Gilliam

Executive Director

Charleston County First Steps

Angela Rodriguez

Executive Director

SC Spinal Cord Injury Association

Selena Anderson

Director, Human Resources

Girl Scouts of South Carolina - Mountains to Midlands

Tannesha Clements

Executive Director/ COO

Lydia's Bowels of Mercy Home, Inc

Barbara Black

Founder/CEO

Lydia's Bowels of Mercy Home, Inc

Megan Reilly

Development Director

Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services

Lenora Lefew

Volunteer and Development Coordinator

Harvest Hope Food Bank

Donna Ortega

Human

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Ernest Brown

CEO

North Central Family Medicine

Winn Fitzgerald

President/CEO

Lions Vision Services

63 Other Registered Attendees

Presented by:

Family Doctors, Primary Care Providers, Pediatricians - HopeHealth

Carl Humphries,

CEO, HopeHealth

Together SC Board Member

Frederick Williams, MSW

Population Health Manager

HopeHealth

Alan Barrett, MSPAS

Physician Assistant

HopeHealth

Tamala Dixon, BS

Practice Administrator

HopeHealth

For More Information:

Debbie Nelson

Debbie Nelson

President, DNA Creative Communications