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ICYMI: Watch highlights, replay discussions from Founder’s Day

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WURD Radio hosted our annual Founder’s Day celebration, celebrating the life and legacy of WURD founder Walter P. Lomax Jr., M.D., on Wednesday, August 31, at the Parkway Central branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia. The day included a job and resource fair, mindful movement activities, panel discussions, the second annual Community Impact Awards, a WURD host roundtable, forWURD member salon, a cooking demonstration and tasting, and live music.

If you weren’t able to attend (or just want to relive the day), you can watch highlights, replay the panel discussions and Community Impact Awards presentation ceremony below.

WURD Radio’s 2022 Founder’s Day Recap Playlist

Panel 1: Violence as a Public Health Issue

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/wurd-founders-day-panel-1-violence-as-a-public-health-issue 

Panel 2: This Land Is My Land: Creating Generational Wealth Through Property Ownership

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/wurd-founders-day-panel-2-this-land-is-my-land-creating-generational-wealth-through-property-ownership

Panel 3: Black Women Tech Innovators and Entrepreneurs

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/wurd-founders-day-panel-3-black-women-tech-innovators-and-entrepreneurs 

Panel 4: WURD Host Roundtable: The Role of the Black Press in Perilous Times

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/wurd-founders-day-panel-4-wurd-hosts-talk-about-the-role-of-the-black-press-in-perilous-times 

Community Impact Awards presentation ceremony:

https://soundcloud.com/onwurd/wurd-founders-day-2022-community-impact-awards-presentation

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