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Legislative District 01

Posted on: April 6, 2021

Minority Leader Kevan Abrahams, Fidelis Care Conclude ‘Virtual Conversations and Reflections’

(FREEPORT, N.Y.) - To celebrate Women’s History Month, Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) partnered with Fidelis Care to present “Virtual Conversations and Reflections” - a series of nine virtual conversations via Facebook, Instagram live @legislatorkevanabrahams, and his website, www.nassaucountyny.gov/LD1 featuring an intergenerational group of female leaders in their communities and professions.

The conversations, which aired Tuesdays and Thursdays on Minority Leader Abrahams’ social media platforms, were facilitated by Minority Leader Abrahams’ district office team and Amun Handa, Long Island Community Relations Coordinator for Fidelis Care. Additional support for the series is provided by Lean on Me Breast Cancer Network, Inc. and Denise Jones.

 

“We were proud to feature leaders from the worlds of healthcare, education, law, marketing, community activism, philanthropy and more during this Women’s History Month series,” Minority Leader Abrahams said. “If you weren’t able to watch ‘Virtual Conversations and Reflections’ live, I’m glad that this series of interviews with an of array of outstanding women has been preserved for future viewing on my Facebook page. I thank Fidelis Care, our sponsors and our panelists for supporting this informative and enlightening series, and I encourage everyone to take a moment to tune in.”

 

Broadcasts included:

  • Tuesday, March 9 - Sabrina Guo, Founder of Girl Pride International and Long Island Laboring Against COVID-19 (LILAC)
  • Thursday, March 11 - Maria and Leah Awalom - mother/daughter community and education advocates
  • Tuesday, March 16 - Dr. Michele C. Reed - “The Fit Doc” 
  • Thursday, March 18 - Shenee Johnson - Leadership Team for Nassau County Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America
  • Tuesday, March 23 – Niala, Annabelle and Aria Muir – LaLa's Loveable Childcare Inc., Heeling Soles, Inc.; mother-and-daughters team of local activist
  • Thursday, March 25 - Hon. Tricia M. Ferrell - Justice of the Nassau County District Court
  • Tuesday, March 30 (afternoon) - Susan Marelli, Director & Special Liaison, North Shore-LIJ, and Sandra Senior,  Director of Parent Services, Child Care Council of Nassau
  • Tuesday, March 30 (nighttime) - Cania Infante, VP of Brand Strategy, Bethpage FCU

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