Agenda


Saturday (LOCATION: NORTHWEST LABS, 52 OXFORD STREET, CAMBRIDGE, MA)


8:30 AM | Breakfast and Check-In
9:00 AM | Opening Remarks from Co-Directors
9:20 AM | Keynote Speaker
10:00 AM | Panel: Mistreating Mothers: Expecting and Ignorance
10:50 AM | Break
11:00 AM | Panel: Maternal Health Among Refugees and Immigrants
11:50 AM | Break
12:00 PM | Workshop Session: 1) Analyzing Socioeconomic Barriers to Black Maternal Health OR  2) Achieving Health Equity through the Achievement Gap
1:00 PM | Lunch
2:00 PM | Panel: Dismantling Cultural and Psychological Barriers to Mental Health Treatment: An Intersectional Approach to the Black Identity
2:50 PM | Panel: Institutional Racism that leads to Imprisonment
3:50 PM | Break
4:00 PM | Workshop Session: 1) Beyond the University Gates: When Research Meets Community Engagement OR 2) Self Care OR 3) Black Women and Beauty and Fitness
4:50 PM | Reconvene for Day 1 Closing Remarks

Post Programming

 

Sunday (LOCATION: NORTHWEST LABS, 52 OXFORD STREET, CAMBRIDGE, MA)

8:30 AM | Breakfast and Check-In
9:00 AM | Day 2 Opening Remarks from Co-Directors
9:20 AM | Keynote Speaker
10:00 AM | Panel: Intergenerational Transfer of Death: How Racism Causes Black Infant Mortality
10:50 AM | Break
11:00 AM | Panel: Hair and Beyond
11:50 AM | Break
12:00 PM | Workshop Session: 1) Infusing Healthy Eating into the Culture of Black Children OR  2) Yoga and Meditation
1:00 PM | Lunch
2:00 PM | Panel: Mental Health in College Students
2:50 PM | Panel: Black Hospice Care
3:50 PM | Break
4:00 PM | Workshop Session: 1) De-stigmatizing Mental Health in the Black Community OR 2) Accepting Black Womanhood
4:50 PM | Reconvene for Conference Closing Remarks from Co-Directors


 

Information on panels, workshops, and keynote speakers forthcoming.