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Community Coping With COVID-19: Role of the Black Boston COVID-19 Coalition

Join CCHERS for our fifth session featuring discussions about community equity with the Black Boston COVID-19 Coalition. The panel will discuss topics such as the COVID-19 vaccine rollout; vaccine distrust and hesitancy among communities of color; as well as solutions that will help to ensure equitable access and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, treatments and resources.

The session will be moderated by Sen. Dianne Wilkerson, a former MA Senator and Activist as Co-Founder of the Black Boston COVID-19 Coalition, and features:

  • Priscilla Flint Banks - Vice President and Co-Founder of Black Economic Justice Institute
  • Marty Martinez - City of Boston's Chief of the Health and Human Services
  • Cassandra M. Pierre, MD, MPH, MSc - Assistant Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine, Medical Director of Public Health Programs and Acting Hospital Epidemiologist at Boston Medical Center

Participants will receive the Zoom meeting link after registration.

The session will be recorded and a link to the recording will be provided to all who register.

Please click here to submit any questions you would like the panelists to address.

We look forward to speaking with you on Thursday, March 18th!

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Thursday, March 18 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm

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