Black History Month Celebration

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tina SacksPlease join us for our annual Black History Month celebration and presentation of the 2019 Dr. Cornelius Hopper Diversity Excellence Award on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 5:30 PM.

Our guest, Tina Sacks, will discuss her book Invisible Visits: Black Middle Class Women in the American Healthcare System. Tina Sacks is an assistant professor at UC Berkeley’s School of Social Welfare. Her fields of interest include racial inequities in health, social determinants of health, and poverty and inequality. Professor Sacks focuses on the how macro-structural forces, including structural discrimination and immigration, affect women’s health. Her current work investigates the persistence of racial and gender discrimination in health care settings among racial/ethnic minorities who are not poor. She published a book on this subject entitled. Her next major project explores the implications of the infamous U.S. Public Health Service Tuskegee Syphilis Study on the Study’s direct descendants. Professor Sacks’ work has been published in Race and Social Problems, Qualitative Social Work, Family and Community Health, Health Affairs, the New Yorker, and MSNBC News.

 

Viewing Options

  1. Oakland Campus - Health Education Center, Bechtel Room
  2. Sacramento Campus - Video Conference in Classroom 3
  3. San Francisco Peninsula Campus - Video Conference Room 2nd Floor
  4. Fresno Campus/Online-Live Stream -  For those wishing to watch the Black History Month celebration but are unable to attend in person, we are offering a live stream of the event. Shortly before the scheduled start of the event, please visit https://www.samuelmerritt.edu/live  for the live stream.

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