3rd Annual Anne Berry Bonnyman Symposium

Date: November 11, 2017
8:30 am to 1:00 pm
Church, Commons, Forum

In 2015, the infant mortality rate was more than twice as high among blacks than among white non-Hispanics. What contributes to this and other health disparities, and what can we do about it? Explore these issues at this year’s symposium, and develop specific ways we can create positive change in our community.

Learn from expert speakers and preachers about the inequities that people of color face in accessing health care and in receiving quality care in a complex health care system. Explore the issues in discussion groups, and develop concrete steps that people of faith can take to create positive change. The event's activities span over two days.

Saturday, Nov. 11, 8:30 - 1 p.m, Trinity Church

Activities include a keynote speech delivered by Chairman Sánchez and facilitated breakout sessions to explore race, class and health in relation to...

  • Access to healthcare and services
  • Impacts of health care legislation
  • Faith and spirit in personal and systemic well-being
  • Wellness and healthy choices
  • Racism as trauma
  • Violence as a public health issue

To connect with the latest news and discussion, visit the Symposium Facebook event. To register to attend, click here.


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