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The 7th Annual Health Disparities Conference

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The Center for Health Equity and Urban Science Education (CHEUSE) is pleased to present the 

HEALTH EQUITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE CONFERENCE

a.k.a

The 7th Annual Health Disparities Conference at Teachers College, Columbia University

SAVE THE CONFERENCE DATES:

March 6 and 7, 2015 (Friday and Saturday)

The 2015 Conference Theme

Research, Practice and Policy for Bending the Arc of the Moral Universe Towards Justice in the Era of Health Disparities, the School to Prison Pipeline, Mass Incarceration and the New Jim Crow

"The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice" - Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Featured Keynote Speaker


Michelle Alexander

New York Times Best-Selling Author of

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Other Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speaker - Robert E. Fullilove, Ed.D., Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, speaking on: "School to Prison" to "School Again:" Preparing a New Workforce to Address Health Disparities. 

Keynote Speaker - Charles Basch, Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University, speaking on:  An Innovative Model for Addressing Health Barriers to Learning: Research, Practice and Policy for Disrupting the School to Prison Pipeline.

‌Keynote Speaker - Christopher Emdin, Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University, speaking on: From the School to Prison Pipeline to the STEM Pipeline for Careers in the Health Sciences: Integrating Hip-Hop and Urban Science Education.

Special Conference Features

Special Training Event - Barbara Wallace, Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University, presenting on: Moving from the New Jim Crow to the New Paradigm: Cultural Competence and Communication Training for Police, First Responders, Teachers, Students, and Varied Professionals and Community Members Via Brief Motivational Interviewing--as New Paradigm Communication for All.  To be accompanied by: John-Martin GreenAssistant Director of Blackberry Productions Theater Company, and Doctoral Student at Teachers College, Columbia University, presenting: A Demonstration of the Use of Brief Motivational Interviewing as New Paradigm Communication Being Used by Police Officers Interacting with Black Males and Community Members.

Special Hip-Hop Training Event - Ian Levy, Ed.M., NYC High School Guidance Counselor, Bronx, New York, Doctoral Student in Health Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, presenting on: Hip-Hop Therapy: Using Hip-Hop Lyricism and Performance as a Therapeutic Medium with Urban Youth

Special #HIPHOPED Meet-Up, Conference Track Devoted to Hip-Hop, and Live Cypher: An Opportunity Meet Dr. Christopher Emdin in Person and Spit With Dr. Emdin and Ian Levy!

  • Make your travel plans early! Do not miss this special opportunity for those around the globe who participate in the Tuesday Evening #HIPHOPED led by Dr. Christopher Emdin to meet him in person!
  • Also, enjoy a special conference track devoted to Hip-Hop sessions covering the use of hip-hop in educational settings, as well as hip-hop + health
  • Attend the Saturday Post-Conference Celebration Dinner, featuring a Hip-Hop Performance where both Dr. Christopher Emdin and Ian Levy will spit in a Live Cypher! This is an event you do not want to miss!!

Registration for the Conference

Register today

 

Group rates: for groups of 7 or more please call 212-678-8311 or email cps@tc.columbia.edu

Call for Abstracts

SUBMIT YOUR 500 WORD ABSTRACT BY JANUARY 9, 2015, proposing a 30 minute or 45 minute paper, 90 minute panel, or poster.

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About the Conference

A Conference Featuring Expert Continuing Education Webcasted Live with Online and In-Person Participation

The Conference Will Provide 10 Category I Continuing Education Contact Hours for CHES and MCHES

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