Race and Culture Series
HDFS sponsors a twice a year Race and Culture series that is open to the university and local community. We feature pertinent faculty research, workshops and trainings on issues such as implicit bias and micro-aggressions, and other such topics and relevant movie screenings and discussions. The goal of this series is to stimulate, facilitate and sustain discussions around critical issues pertaining to race, culture and diversity.
The Spring 2021 Race and Culture Series; Reducing health disparities: What health systems are doing and why we need you too, will take place on Wednesday, March 10th from 3:30 – 4:30p.m. UD faculty, students, staff and the community are invited to attend.
For this presentation, Alicia L. Salvatore, will share about health system efforts to address racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities and highlight opportunities for academic-community-health system partnerships in addressing disparities and promoting equity.
Please click here to register for this virtual event on March 10th, 2021.
The Fall 2020 Race and Culture Series; Unlocking the Gateway to Understanding Community Violence, will take place on Monday, October 12th from 3:00 – 4:30p.m. UD faculty, students, staff and the community are invited to attend.
For this presentation, Nadisha Downs seeks to discuss how community violence exposure impacts the mental health outcomes among African American youth in Urban Contexts. Come learn and join a discussion on the need for new approaches, innovative programs, and quality services to help mitigate the negative consequences of community violence exposure in many urban communities.
Please click here to register for this virtual event on October 12th.