In 2015, the infant mortality rate was more than twice as high among black people 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 to create positive change in our communities.
Saturday, Nov. 11, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Keynote by State Representative Jeffrey Sanchez and workshops
Sunday, Nov. 12, Sermon at 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. services by Bishop Dwayne Royster, founding pastor of Living Water United Church of Christ in Philadelphia & Political Director of PICO (People Improving Communities through Organizing), with 10:15 a.m. keynote address by Dr. Nancy Krieger, Professor of Social Epidemiology, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
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