The Impact of Corona Virus on Young Adults & People of Color

Slowing the Spread of COVID-19 – Brought to you by FUEL Milwaukee

Young adults and people of color are increasing in number among Milwaukee’s confirmed COVID-19 infections. Since the FUEL network is comprised largely of people under the age of 45 and more than 30% of our membership identify as people of color, we’re connecting you to the experts and empowering you with information that can help keep everyone virus free.

Panelists discussed to get the most recent facts and information about COVID-19. The discussion will dispel some myths about the disease and provide information about what we can do to slow its spread.

Panelists included:

Dr. Jeanette Kowalik , Health Commissioner of the City of Milwaukee Commissioner Kowalik will give and update on Milwaukee’s fight against COVID-19, share facts about the disease and side-effects, and answer your questions about what this pandemic means for you now and in the future.

David Bowen, Wisconsin State Representative, District 10 Bowen tested positive for coronavirus after he came in contact with a fellow local official who had been infected. An otherwise healthy millennial, Representative Bowen is in recovery under quarantine and has agreed to talk to us about his experience with the illness. Read more in this recent Journal Sentinel article.

Kimberly Kane, President & CEO at Kane Communications Group Kimberly is working with Milwaukee County to promote the Stay Home, Save Lives MKE campaign, which seeks to give Milwaukeeans the best available information about slowing the spread of COVID 19. The campaign includes resources, recommendations, and a pledge that everyone is encouraged to sign. She is also a Milwaukee small business owner who is taking steps to ensure her team stays safe and healthy during this time