The assembly will feature discussions from Grown-ish star Yara Shahidi, former presidential candidate Andrew Yang and Ben & Jerry’s CEO Matthew McCarthyKaramo Brown is joining forces with Verizon to moderate its first-ever Citizen Verizon Assembly.
“I’m thrilled to moderate a panel on building an inclusive future with so many diverse perspectives,” Brown tells PEOPLE.
For example, we absolutely need to make sure every child has access to the internet and devices.”
Shahidi, 20, will be participating in the discussion moderated by Brown about building a future that’s inclusive.
Speaking to PEOPLE, Brown says agreeing to moderate the assembly was a no-brainer for him, especially as a gay, Black man in America and father of two sons — Jason, 23, and Chris, 20.