COVID-19 Events + Resources

As the leading organization for the progressive business community in Massachusetts, ABL is organizing a series of events open to all of our friends — including members, former members, the staff of organizations we work with, and anyone else who could benefit right now from hearing from experts in the fields of public health, crisis response, public relations, and public policy. This page will serve as an archive for resources from past events and information about future events.

Upcoming Events

We have more events focused on COVID-19 in the works. Check back here for more information as it’s added.


Past events

Health Equity and COVID-19: oN THE gROUND PERSPECTIVES

mAY 4, 2020
zoom webinar recording

Jon Santiago, a Boston-area State Representative and ER Doctor, and Michael Curry, the Deputy CEO and General Counsel for the MA League of Community Health Centers, shared their firsthand experience with COVID-19 in Massachusetts, discussed public health strategies and resources needed to respond to the crisis that is disproportionately impacting communities of color, and provided ideas on how to improve health care delivery and promote health equity.


COVID-19 Policy Briefing with Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley

April 28, 2020
zoom webinar recording

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) will provide a policy briefing for the progressive business community to discuss federal resources available to employers and workers, the latest efforts in Congress to provide COVID-19 relief, her legislation to track COVID-19 racial and ethnic data to address health care disparities, and how to prioritize equity as we work to rebuild our economy.

Moderated by ABL Board Treasurer JC Morales


Crisis Comms 2.0 With Alex Goldstein + Beth Monaghan

April 23, 2020
Zoom webINAR recordinG

Public relations and crisis communications experts Alex Goldstein, CEO of 90 West, and Beth Monaghan, CEO of InkHouse, hosted a crisis communications briefing for members and friends of ABL.

This was the second installment in a program sharing strategies for effective communication as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Alex and Beth provided guidance for organizations as we approach the next phase of the public health and economic crisis.


Covid-19 cRISIS mANAGEMENT wITH jULIETTE kAYYEM

April 16, 2020
Zoom Webinar Recording

Security and crisis expert Juliette Kayyem discussed the COVID-19 crisis management response by state and federal governments so far, what to expect in the months ahead, and what employers and the business community should be tracking to manage and navigate this crisis.

Moderated by ABL Board Chair David Gasson


Crisis Comms With Alex Goldstein + Beth Monaghan

March 19, 2020
zoom webinar recording

Public relations and crisis communications experts Alex Goldstein, CEO of 90 West, and Beth Monaghan, CEO of InkHouse, hosted a crisis communications briefing for members and friends of ABL.

Alex and Beth provided guidance for organizations about how they should discuss their organizations’ products and services in the newly emerging COVID-19 crisis.