Commemorating Juneteenth A Journey to Equity
Thursday, June 16, 2022
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Eastern Standard Time
On June 16, 2022, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. ET, the Commemorating Juneteenth: A Journey to Equity webinar will highlight the importance for public health to commemorate Juneteenth in the effort to heal relationships and achieve health equity among the black community. The featured speakers will discuss the connection between racism and the impact on public health. Ms. Opal Lee, the “Grandmother of Juneteenth,” will share her journey advocating to make Juneteenth a national holiday. Dr. Arthur R. James, a retired Obstetrician, Gynecologist, and Pediatrician will highlight the legacy of racial injustice to the health inequities we experience today.