Race and Recovery: Post-Florence Realities

JC Lyle, Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry (WARM) and Cedric Harrison, Support the PORT
Running Time:45:00 minutes
Event Date(s)
1:45 PM
Friday, November 9
Community Brew Breakout

How has the community response to Hurricane Florence spread itself into our communities? How have historical racial divisions and imbalances impacted victims in African-American neighborhoods?

JC Lyle, Executive Director, Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry (WARM)
In 2009, JC was hired as WARM’s executive director and has led a period of record growth! WARM annually rebuilds more than triple the number of households served in 2008. JC was named Wilma Magazine’s Woman to Watch in the Nonprofit Category 2012 and accepted WARM’s Coastal Entrepreneur Award in the Nonprofit Category 2014.

Cedric Harrison, Founder, Support the PORT
Beyond founding Support the Port, to enhance, cultivate and provide a renewed sense of community ownership and excellence, Cedric is the Assistant Director at The Nixon Minority Male Leaders Program Center at CFCC. He is also a freelance writer, public relations expert and professional actor.