Events

2
Apr

POSTPONED: Black Boston: Building Healthy Communities

Greg Cook
Greg Cook

Time & Date

Thursday, April 2, 2020, 6:00 pm

Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Event Location

WBUR CitySpace890 Commonwealth AvenueBoston, MA 02215Open in Google Maps

Boston is home to some of the country’s leading community health centers and partners devoted to tackling health inequities. How does race, ethnicity, and racism impact health? How far have we come in Boston? What more do we need to do to close persistent gaps?

Join the Boston University Initiative on Cities, the Boston University Office of Diversity & Inclusion, and WBUR CitySpace for Black Boston: Building Healthy Communities, the second in a four-part discussion series featuring transformative Black leaders from across Greater Boston.

Panelists

Vivien Morris, founder and chairperson, Mattapan Food & Fitness Coalition

Sandra Cotterell, CEO, Codman Square Health Center

Dr. Thea James, vice president of mission, Boston Medical Center

Moderator:

Yvette Cozier, associate professor of epidemiology, Boston University