California Black Network Presents the Health Equity Forum, Featuring a Conversation with the Granddaughter of Henrietta Lacks

Feb 25 2021
Date: Feb 25 | 12:30pm
Category: Community

California Black Network Presents the Health Equity Forum, Featuring a Conversation with the Granddaughter of Henrietta Lacks

February 25, 2021, 12:30 PM

Join the California Black Health Network for a conversation with Jeri Lacks, granddaughter of Henrietta Lacks, followed by an audience Q&A. Learn more about the 'real story' of Henrietta Lacks, her contributions to medical research, what the family is doing in honor of her legacy, and what the new Henrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act of 2019 means for the Black Community.

RSVP by February 23.

About  CBHN
CBHN is the only Black-led, state-wide organization dedicated to advocating for health equity for all African Americans and Black Immigrants in California. We work to ensure that all Black Californians, regardless of their education, socio-economic class, zip code, sexual orientation, gender identity, homelessness, or immigration status have access to high quality and equitable primary and behavioral healthcare, and avoid unnecessarily succumbing to disease.