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When Black Women Walk, Things Change: The Story of GirlTrek

Location: downtown campus
Building:1440 Canal Street, 1210

The Spring 2018 Health, Racism, and Communication Seminar Series presents...


"When Black Women Walk, Things Change: The Story of GirlTrek"

Featuring: Onika Jervis, National Director of Recruitment and Outreach, and Jewel Bush, National Communications Director, GirlTrek

Where: Room 1210, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans

When: Wednesday, Feb. 21, 11:30am - 1pm

About the Seminar: Inspired by the Civil Rights Movement, GirlTrek is a national health movement that encourages Black women and girls to use walking as the catalyst to lead a healthier life. Learn how GirlTrek is mobilizing one million Black women from across the nation to put self-care first and how this action of self-love will lead to healthier communities and a healthier world.

This seminar is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.

Other seminars in the 2018 series include:

Sponsored by the Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health (Tulane MCH Program), Tulane Prevention Research Center, The Society for Black Public Health Professionals, Tulane African Student Association (TASA), SALUD for Latin American Communities, and Tulane Society for Sexuality, Health, & Gender (TSSHaG) .

This seminar series is made possible in part by support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. The views expressed by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

For more information contact Naomi King Englar by phone at 504-988-7410