What Does It Take to be Black, Female and Healthy in America?

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What Does It Take to be Black, Female and Healthy in America? Let’s talk about it!

Tuesday, March 13
6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Simmons College Kotzen Center
300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115

Join Black Women’s Health Imperative and Smiley Books for a book signing of Health First — The Black Woman’s Wellness Guide, a publication of the Black Women’s Health Imperative.

The book signing will follow a discussion with:

  • Book Author Eleanor Hinton Hoytt, President and CEO, Black Women’s Health Imperative
  • Byllye Y. Avery, Founder, Black Women’s Health Imperative
  • Dr. Paula Johnson, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Dr. Renee White, Simmons College
  • Cassandra Clay, Boston University


Note: Refreshments will be provided.

Parking and Transportation:

  • Very limited parking is available at Simmons for $6 with a Visa or Mastercard
  • Take MBTA green line E train (Heath Street) to Museum stop. Turn right onto Louis Prang Street, from here you can see Simmons’s green cupola. Walk past Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum on left and Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, is on the left.

Sponsored by Simmons College School of Nursing and Health Science

Co-sponsors include:
Boston Black women’s Health Institute, ABCD Health Services, Hologic, Inc., National Council of Negro Women, Boston Alliance for Community Health, Boston REACH Coalition, Boston Public Health Commission, Our Bodies Our Selves, Encuentro Diaspora Afro, Fenway Health, Center for Community Health Education, Research and Service, Inc., Kelley Chunn & Associates, Union of Minority Neighborhoods, Young Black Women’s Society, Women of Color Roundtable

For more information, visit www.BlackWomensHealthFirst.com.

 

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