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Maryland Hosts APHA’s Dr. Camara Jones for Talk on National Campaign Against Racism

Join the University of Maryland School of Public Health for a special lecture by APHA President Camara Jones: Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism. The talk is part of The Maryland Dialogues on Diversity and Community, a series of events, lectures, symposia, discussions and listening sessions for faculty, staff, students and alumni to help advance discussions of identity, difference and commonality.

Dr. Camara Jones, president of the American Public Health Association and senior fellow at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute and Cardiovascular Research Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, is leading a national public health campaign against racism. She will present a framework for understanding racism on multiple levels, describe its impacts on individual and community health, and discuss strategies for eliminating racism in the university, workplace and everyday life.

Thursday, March 10, 9:30 am – 10:45 am
University of Maryland School of Public Health building, Room 1312 (lecture hall)