Social Determinants of Black Health and Wellness on April 9, 2022 at 1pm EST
The Charleston Area Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) is hosting a series of programs focusing on Black health and wellness in honor of National Minority Health Month.
Join us for an interactive virtual forum as we define the social factors that impact health and ways we can actively improve health and wellness outcomes for the Black community. Featured panelists are a trio of local healthcare leaders to include Dr. Michael Moxley, Chief Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity Officer at Roper St. Francis Healthcare; Renee Linyard-Gary, Director of Health at Trident United Way; and Dr. Thaddeus J. Bell, Primary Care Physician, Founder of Closing the Gap in Healthcare and renowned community health activist. Program will be hosted by Kimberly Butler Willis, Managing Director of GOODSTOCK Consulting.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
NMAAHC’s MAKING AFRICAN AMERICA: A Virtual Symposium on Immigration and the Changing Dynamics of Blackness (March 5 – 20)
The Making African America symposium brings together scholars, journalists, activists, curators, filmmakers and writers to discuss how immigration has shaped and is continuing to reshape what it means to be black in the United States.
March 13, 2021 Branch Meeting and Discussion Black Parents Matter: Triumphs and Challenges
Black Parents Matter: Triumphs and Challenges
Date and Time
March 13, 2021, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Charleston Area Branch of ASALH and Charleston Freedom School
A candid conversation on the challenges, successes, and lessons learned from the lived experiences of three parents. By sharing their stories our presenters will lead us into an exploration of old and new approaches that can help the Black family and community navigate today’s environment.
Bill Davis, retired educator and author of Baba and the Crew
Jane Dunhamn, Founder and Director of National Black Disabilities Coalition and author of The Way of Freedom and Life (Summer 2021)
Kevin Smith, Principal, C.E. Williams Middle School, Charleston, SC
Dena Davis, Director of Charleston County Head Start and Branch Historian
Black History Talks Ep. 1 2-1-21 Jerry Harris by 96.3 FM Ohm Radio | Mixcloud
Check out the interview between Bernard Powers and Jerry Harris, Charleston Area Branch of ASALH Vice-President
February 13th Branch Event: Preserving the Black Family through Records
Join the archival staff at the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture for a discussion on the role of archivists and archives in preserving family histories
When: Saturday, February 13, 2021 via Zoom
Time: 1:00 p.m. EST
Sponsored by the Charleston Area Branch of ASALH and the Charleston Freedom School
Event is free and open to the public
Please use the form below to register for the event or click the link here
Charleston Area Branch of ASALH February 2021 Events
PROGRAM 1: PRESS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCING 2020 BLACK HISTORY MONTH THEME; “THE BLACK FAMILY”
DATE: February 1, 2021 (Zoom), Registration will be available in January 2021
TIME: 12:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Julie Monroe, President of Charleston Area Branch of ASALH
SPONSOR: Charleston Area Branch of ASALH
DESCRIPTION: This event is designed to promote the celebration of Black History Month and the year-long activity of the branch focused on theme “The Black Family.”
PROGRAM 2: “THE BLACK FAMILY: FINDING AND TELLING YOUR FAMILY STORY”
DATE: February 13, 2021 (Zoom), Registration will be available in January 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m.
SPONSORS: Charleston Area Branch of ASALH, The Avery Research Center, Charleston Freedom School
DESCRIPTION: This event is the first in a year-long series of activities to encourage and promote the research, preservation, and sharing of the histories of Black families. The Avery Research Center will present approaches that we can use to construct historical narratives that reveal the identity and diversity of our families. Participants will also learn how to utilize the resources of the Avery Research Center in researching and preserving their family stories.