2023 PITTSBURGH BLACK HEALTH & EQUITY SUMMIT

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2023 PITTSBURGH BLACK HEALTH & EQUITY SUMMIT

Black Health & Equity Summit w/Panel Discussion | Celeb Guest & Educators | Free Community Event

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David L. Lawrence Convention Center 1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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  • 11 hours
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2023 PITTSBURGH BLACK HEALTH & EQUITY SUMMIT on SATURDAY APRIL 8th at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, SPIRIT OF PITTSBURGH BALLROOM, 3rd Floor.

Come Learn & Get SOLUTIONS from the Experts:

  • 11am PANEL ON: PITTSBURGH BLACK INEQUALITY: Dr. Ralph Bangs, Pitt (retired) | Kathi R. Elliott, CEO Gwen's Girls, former-commissioner, Pgh Equity Coalition | Fred Brown, Pres & CEO Forbes Fund, Black Equity Coalition | Olivia Bennet, Allegheny Co. Councilwoman

  • 12:15pm PANEL ON: BLACK WOMEN'S HEALTH- Maternal & Infant Mortality: Jada Shirriel, Healthy Start | Jeaonna C. Hodges, Lead Doula, UPMC Magee Women's Hospital | Fawn Walker-Montgomery, Pres & CEO TAAG | Sharnay Hearn Davis | Dr. Amaris Yandel, UPMC Magee Women's Hospital

  • 1pm PANEL ON: BLACK HEALTH DISPARITY: Dr. Margaret Larson-Pettigrew, AHN | Dr. David Saunders, Director, PA Dept of Health Equity | Dr. Tracey Conti, UPMC | Dr. Claire M. Cohen, M.D., Family Advocates Integrated Through Healing

  • 3pm PANEL ON: THE HEALTHY LIFESTYLE- Eat to Live, Don't Live to Eat: Roland Ford, Fitness Guru | Chef Claudy Pierre | Dr. Camille Smith

  • 3:45pm PANEL ON: BLACK GROUP ECONOMIC ADVANCEMENT: Billie Vaughn, Exec Dir, Common-Unity Pgh | Marimba Milliones, CEO Hill District CDC | Justin Laing | Lakeisha Wolf, Ujamaa Collective

  • 4:45pm PANEL ON: JOB TRAINING/READINESS for the 21st Century: Coley Ward, International Staff Support, United Steelworkers | Kelauni Jasmyn Cook, GP, Black Tech Nation Ventures | Diamonte Walker, CEO, Pgh Scholar House | Morgan Overton, Gender Equity Commission

  • 5:30pm PANEL ON: BLACK BUSINESS MATTERS-What We Need to Know: Juan Garrett, Exec Dir, Riverside Center for Innovation | Khamil Bailey, Exec Dir, The Greenwood Plan | Vernard Alexander, Owner, Minority Networking Exchange

  • 6:15pm PANEL ON: NOT-SO AFFORDABLE HOUSING-STRAIGHT GENTRIFICATION: Carl Redwood, Hill District Consensus Group | Nickole Nesby, Former Mayor of Duquesne | Rick Adams, WPA Black Political Assembly

  • 7:30pm, DR. UMAR JOHNSON
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