Fall 2018 Health, Racism, & Communication Seminar Series

September 25th, 2018

September 11, 18, & 25

Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans LA 70112

You’re invited to the Fall 2018 Health, Racism, & Communication Seminar Series. These in-person trainings focus on communication skills, specifically for community organizers, neighborhood groups, and public health students, professionals, faculty and researchers.

All seminars are free and open to the public. Recordings will be made available afterward on the Tulane PRC’s YouTube page.

All seminars will be held at: Tulane School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans LA 70112.


• Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018: “Why We Should Continue to Study Race, But do a Better Job.” Featuring Thomas LaVeist, PhD, Dean of Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Health Equity. Diboll Auditorium, first floor.

• Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018: “Creating Change to Support Health Equity in Healthcare Institutions.” Featuring Julie Fitch, MA, STD/HIV Program at the Louisiana Office of Public Health. Room 1210, 12th floor. Light lunch provided.

• Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018: “Restorative Approaches: Finding Justice and Well-Being Through Connection.” Featuring Troi Bechet, MSW, Founder and CEO of the Center for Restorative Approaches. Room 1210, 12th floor. Light lunch provided.

Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Seminars will run 12 – 1 p.m. with additional Q&A till 1:30 a.m.

This three-part seminar series is sponsored by the Tulane Prevention Research Center, Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, Tulane Mary Amelia Women’s Center, Tulane African Student Association, Tulane Society for Young Black Public Health Professionals, SALUD for Latin American Communities, and Students United for Reproductive Freedom-Public Health (SURPH).

The Tulane PRC is a member of the Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers Program, supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), under cooperative agreement #U48DP005050. Funding for this seminar was made possible in part by the CDC and other co-sponsoring centers and groups. The views expressed in written seminar materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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