Prosperity Summit in Atlanta Holds Its First-Ever Media Symposium
Members of the press will discuss how media must Sustain Coverage for Racial Economic Inequity in the Information Age
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) Prosperity Now, the country’s leading racial economic justice organization, invites members of the press to its first-ever Media Symposium, “Sustaining Coverage for Racial Economic Inequity in the Information Age.”
Titled, “Marching On: Reimagining Economic Justice for All,” the national Summit is back in person as the premier national gathering for champions of racial and ethnic economic equity. The Summit will take place at the Hyatt Regency hotel on September 19th – September 21st in Atlanta, GA. This year's Summit destination was deliberately chosen because of its civil rights legacy and leadership role in justice movements. It provides the perfect setting for attendees to reflect on the past, convene around the present, and create action and impact for the future. Updates can be found at #ProsperitySummit2022.
A special media panel and media meet and greet will take place during the conference, on Tuesday, September 20th at 4:30pm in Hanover E. The event is free and open to press who check in at Registration and will feature the below speakers and introduce topical experts from Prosperity Now that are releasing new reports and/or data at the conference. These experts are featured in its Media Guide.
Prosperity Now’s President and CEO, Gary Cunningham, will also be available to speak on the recently announced Black Wealth Data Center, incubated by Prosperity Now and funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Greenwood Initiative. At launch, the Black Wealth Data Center will host data sets focused on assets, debt, education, employment, home ownership, and business ownership. With more complete data available, the BWDC will serve as a powerful resource for leaders to leverage data to empower evidence-based policy making and investment decisions that will increase Black wealth in America.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 @ 4:30pm ET
Hyatt Regency Atlanta | 265 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA
Nicole Carr | Investigative Reporter | Pro Publica
Steve Dubb | Senior Editor, Economic Justice | NonProfit Quarterly
Brett Pulley | Atlanta Bureau Chief | Bloomberg News
Stan Washington | Editor at Large | The Atlanta Voice
Robert Samuels | Author & Enterprise Reporter | The Washington Post
The Prosperity Summit 2022 is the premier national gathering for champions of racial and ethnic economic equity. Every two years, Prosperity Now creates a diverse, energetic, dynamic, and purposeful space for dedicated individuals working to advance economic equity. Hosted biannually, attendees come to the three-day gathering to network, learn, discover and inform new solutions, deepen shared understanding of core issues, build collective power, and take action for transformative change. The theme of this year’s gathering is “Marching On: Reimagining Economic Justice for All.”
ABOUT PROSPERITY NOW
Since 1979, Prosperity Now (formerly CFED) has been a persistent voice championing economic opportunity, innovating outside of and beyond existing systems to build power for all communities. We advance racial and ethnic economic justice by investing in bold new ideas, and we work deeply at both the grassroots and national level to impact the entire ecosystem. By setting goals for our economy and following through with targeted approaches based on need, we are equipped to drive forward and cement big structural solutions. Learn more at www.prosperitynow.org.