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The California Endowment

1000 Alameda Street

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International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade Event:

Discussing the Impact of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade on Public Health, Mental Health and Wellbeing in African American, Latino American and Indigenous Communities

Background:

For over 400 years, more than 15 million men, women and children were the victims of the tragic transatlantic slave trade, one of the darkest chapters in human history. Every year on 25 March, the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade offers the opportunity to honor and remember those who suffered and died at the hands of the brutal slavery system. The International Day also aims to raise awareness about the dangers of racism and prejudice today.

When: March 23rd, 2018

Where: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda Ave., LA, CA 90012

What: Join us for a one-day event focused on discussing the Impact of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade on public health, mental health and well-being in African American, Latino American and Indigenous Communities.


Time: 8:30 am start – 4:40 pm finish.

Attendees: This conference is intended for people interested in undoing the impact of slavery and the transatlantic salve trade on public health, mental health and community wellbeing. Public health professionals, mental health professionals, educators/school teachers, maternal and child health advocates, injury prevention professionals and organizations, law enforcement, students (undergraduate and graduate), park and recreation personnel (e.g. Parks after Dark and Saturday Night Lights), and domestic/family/intimate partner violence professionals are encouraged to attend however, everyone is welcome.

Registration:

Early Bird Registration: $45 – ends January 15th, 2018

Students/Low Income: $35

After January 15th: $75

Food/Amenities:

A light breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided. Tea, coffee and water will be available throughout the day.

Keynote Addresses (proposed):

  • The Impact of Slavery on Public Health, Mental Health and Wellbeing in the African American, Latino American and Indigenous Communities
  • Addressing The Dangers of Racism and Prejudice
  • Undoing the Impact of Slavery on Public Health, Mental Health and Wellbeing in the African American, Latino American and Indigenous Communities

Event Partners:

Community Intelligence, Violence Prevention Coalition of Greater Los Angeles, Prevention Institute, Southern California Public Health Association;



  • Dr. Randal Henry

    Dr. Randal Henry

    Community Intelligence

    Founder/Chief Intelligence Officer


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