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Panel Discussion: Our Bodies, Our Babies, Our Communities

  • Lentz Public Health Center 2500 Charlotte Avenue Nashville, TN, 37209 United States (map)

Inspired by Build Better Tables, Lentz Public Health Center has organized an illustrious panel that will provide a framework for understanding the damage done to communities and neighborhoods as a result of inequitable policy and planning decisions. Featuring Dr. Kimberlee Wyche-Etheridge, Assistant Director and Assistant Professor, Division of Public Health Practice, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Meharry Medical College; Ingrid Ross Cockhren, psychologist; Dr. Freida Outlaw, Director, Meharry Youth Wellness Center; D’Yuanna Allen-Robb, Director, Maternal Child and Adolescent Health, Metro Public Health Department; artists Andrea Chung and Thaxton Waters, and curator Nicole J. Caruth. The presenters will focus on solutions, including ways to mobilize Nashvillians in current planning processes.

Attendees may complete the Community Health Assessment form, which helps the Nashville Public Health Department determine where to allocate resources. Every voice is needed.

Earlier Event: May 30
S.O.S Free Seeds Library Workshop
Later Event: June 1
Kick-Off Reception