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2020 SPRING Theme: Black Public Health
in the Era of COVID-19



adaku

Cultivating Resilience and Channeling Wisdom

A zoom conversation with Adaku Utah - teacher, organizer, healer and ritual artist

Modeled after the Mississippi Freedom schools of the 1960s, we will ground our learning in Black radical traditions, drawing specifically from Black Queer Feminist praxis to understand how we cultivate resilience within our bodies and our communities, channeling wisdom from our ancestors, plant allies, and the ecosystem of the Earth.

Thursday, May 28, 3-4:00 PM
Register at Eventbrite HERE




medicine

“Maintaining Health and Wellness”

A zoom conversation with Sonya Seifert, Lac & Khadijah Kysia, Lac: 

Join this virtual conversation with two practitioners of classical Chinese medicine
and herbalism for a holistic vision of how our bodies interact with the COVID-19 virus.

Wednesday, May 20, 6-7:00 PM
Register at Eventbrite HERE



caribbean

The Caribbean Region and Covid-19

Join us via Zoom for a conversation with Dr. Joy St. John
about Covid-19's impact in the Caribbean with Dr. Joy St John, Executive Director of CARPHA.
Thursday, May 7, 2:30 PM

Register at Eventbrite HERE




covid

Black Public Health in the Era of Covid-19

A Conversation with Uché Blackstock M.D.
Thursday, April 30, 2:30 PM
Join Zoom Meeting HERE
meeting id: 94346859786
https://depaul.zoom.us/j/94346859786


2019-2020 FALL/WINTER Theme: From Trauma to Resilience, Healing, Body Mind and Community in the Black Experience

Winter 2020

winter poster 2020
garifuna

danticat

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Fall 2019

Fall 2019 poster
rwanda

yaba

migrants
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yoga
open house