CRYPTO & RACE: Juneteenth Blockchain Open Mic

CRYPTO & RACE: A national open mic to commemorate Juneteenth
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To commemorate Juneteenth, the National Policy Network of Women of Color in Blockchain is collaborating with industry leaders to organize a national conversation about crypto & race.

It will be an open mic to discuss where we go from here. Learn about Juneteenth here. For more information, contact [email protected]

Planning Committee:

Shailee Adinolfi, ConsenSys; Karen Hsu, BlockchainIntel; Cleve Mesidor, Nat’l Policy Network of WOC in Blockchain; Jomari Peterson, The Digital Reserve; Emma Todd, MMH Blockchain Group.


  • Cleve Mesidor, Nat’l Policy Network of Women of Color in Blockchain
  • Jalak Jobanputra, FuturePerfect Ventures
  • Sinclair Skinner,
  • Isaiah Jackson, Author of Bitcoin & Black America
  • Reuben Ogbonna, Black Blockchain NYC


– Cleve Mesidor: Moderator

– Jalak Jobanputra: VC investment in people of color in crypto

– Sinclair Skinner: Using tech to combat racism & xenophobia

– Isaiah Jackson: Leveraging crypto to tackle economic disparity

– Reuben Ogbonna: Path forward for millennials & zoomers in crypto

– Shailee Adinolfi: Importance of allyship

– Jomari Peterson: Equity & economic empowerment through blockchain gaming

– Emma Todd: Tech tools to monitor police infractions

– Karen Hsu: Working with federal law enforcement to address illicit use of crypto

– Open Mic & Q&A

The event is finished.