Events

Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 07:00 PM
SOPAC Loft

Screening of the “Birthing Justice” Documentary

This free screening launches a program on Black Maternal Health that will highlight the major racial disparities in deaths, complications, and treatment for Black mothers when compared to white mothers. This documentary provides the foundation for forums in March and April that will consider the impact of racism on health, including biased care practices within clinical care, discriminatory hospital policies, and policy solutions and advocacy measures that support reform. Seating is limited. Please RSVP here.

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Thursday, March 07, 2024 at 07:00 PM
SOPAC Loft

SOMA Neighbors Connect

Join us for SOMA Neighbors Connect hosted by the Residential Committee which works to support residential racial integration, diversity, and inclusion in the South Orange and Maplewood. This is a great opportunity to learn about Neighborhood Associations & Groups, find out how to address neighborhood concerns, and build relationships with neighbors.

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Saturday, March 09, 2024 at 01:00 PM
The Woodland

Black Maternal Health Panel Discussion

Join us to learn from stakeholders involved with Black Maternal Health who will share their perspectives, experiences, and recommendations for addressing this critical women’s health issue. Participants will include medical and nursing professionals,  other pre-natal and post-natal professionals and a mother. A Question & Answer session will follow.

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Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 07:00 PM
SOMA Adult School

Deconstructing Racism Workshop Overview

In this class we will present an overview of structural and systemic racism and their impact on the wellbeing of all Americans. We seek to begin to reimagine systems that benefit and value all people. We will explore: 1) The Culture of White Supremacy, 2) How White Supremacy is Maintained, 3) The Impact of White Supremacy on People of Color and the Nation, and 4) Ways to Disrupt White Supremacy."

Instructor(s): BARBARA VELAZQUEZ
Location: Columbia High School Room C105

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