Health, Race, and Communication Seminar Series

September 28th, 2016

12-1 pm

1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112

Please join us for the Fall 2016 Health, Race, and Communication Seminar Series, covering communication skills focused on health and race specifically for community organizers, neighborhood groups, and public health students, professionals, faculty and researchers.

• “Unprisoned: Exploring How Mass Incarceration Impacts Health and Wellbeing” 12-1 pm, Wednesday, Sept. 14, led by Eve Abrams, independent producer and host of WWNO radio series “Unprisoned: Stories From The System.” With an introduction by prisoner rights advocate Ashley Wennerstrom, MPH, PhD, Assistant Professor, Tulane School of Medicine.
• “Critical Race Theory and the Intersection of Race, Law, and Power” 12-1 pm, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 12-1 pm, Wednesday, Sept. 14, led by Mohan Ambikaipaker, PhD, Assistant Professor, Tulane University Department of Communications.
• “Bridge the Divide: How Communication & Technology Gaps Contribute to Health Disparities” 12-1 pm, Wednesday, Sept. 28, led by Trupania “Trap” Bonner, Founder of Crescent City Media Group and Project Coordinator of Open Democracy Project.

Where: All seminars will be held at Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Room 1201, 1440 Canal Street (Tidewater Building), New Orleans, LA 70112.

All seminars are free and open to the public. Light lunch will be provided.

The Fall 2016 Health, Race and Communication Seminar Series is sponsored by Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, Tulane Prevention Research Center, Tulane Society of Young Black Public Health Professionals, Student Government Association of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and Tulane University Office of Academic Affairs.

Questions? Contact John Marmion (Tulane CEMCH) at 504-988-2090 or

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