Let's celebrate Healthy Black Families, Inc. together.
We cordially invite you to join us this Black History Month as we celebrate the accomplishments of Healthy Black Families, Inc. and honor the Founder and Board President, Dr. Vicki Alexander, on her 75th birthday.
We look forward to having you join us on February 26, 2017 for an evening of celebration, entertainment, and dinner. Comedian JRed, Keyboard and Singer Kev Choice, and Trumpeter Marty Greiger will be performing during the evening. Music will be provided by DJ Chris Jordan. A silent auction will be available for your chance to bid on several must-have items. Doors will open at 5:00pm with dinner starting at 6:00pm.
You will NOT want to miss this event. It will be full of celebration, delicious food, and great company. Register before February 3rd for your chance to purchase Early-Bird tickets (at a discounted rate: $25 Students; $60 General). After February 3rd, ticket prices will increase ($50 Students; $75 General).
Proceeds will be used to support programs and services provided by Healthy Black Families, Inc.
Join us in honoring Dr. Vicki Alexander on her 75th birthday!
Vicki Alexander, MD, MPH is Founder and Board President of Healthy Black Families, Inc.(established in 2014). Dr. Alexander also founded the Black Infant Health Program in Berkeley (2000). She is committed to health equity and social justice and believes that education must be paired with hands on training. She has earned a medical degree from the University of California at San Francisco and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Alexander was instrumental in forming the Alameda County Coalition to Fight Infant Mortality to address Black:White disparity in infant mortality rates. She retired in 2006 from her role in Berkeley as
the Maternal Child Health Director and Health Officer. Dr. Alexander continues to follow her passion to eliminate institutionalized racism as the main contributor to health inequity. Dr. Alexander has received numerous awards and recognition for her contributions including the Woman of the Year Award, Berkeley – 2011, the Martin Luther King Lifetime Achievement Award, City of Berkeley – 2014 and the Jefferson Award for Community Service – 2015.