Blog Entry Health & Healing, Narrative Change

April Network Call: Honoring National Minority Health & National Poetry Months

With arts/culture and health/wellness so deeply infused into CBMA's field and movement-building work, we dedicated April's network call to celebrating National Poetry and National Minority Health Months. During the April 19th call, which was moderated by CBMA Health and Healing Strategies Director Dr. Phyllis Hubbard, we lifted up leaders working in the space of health and healing, as well as artists in the Black Male Achievement movement. Check out the full speaker line-up below:

  • Welcome & Introductions – Dr. Phyllis Hubbard, Director, CBMA Health and Healing Strategies
  • Poetry Performance #1 -- Greg Corbin, Director, Social Justice Leadership Institute at the American Friends Service Committee
  • Association of Black Psychologists 2018 Convention -- Monique LeSarre, PsyD, Executive Director, Rafiki Coalition for Health and Wellness
  • Poetry Performance # 2 -- Ronald Jay, Poet/Performer
  • Promise of Place & Quantifying Hope (Updates) -- Sheba Rogers, Promise of Place Manager, CBMA
  • Membership Updates/Announcements

To listen to the full call, go here!

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