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Health Disparities in Black & White

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begins: Jan 1, 12:00 am

ends: Jan 1, 12:00 am

location: West Philadelphia

Community Forum: Overturning health injustice in Philadelphia’s black community and throughout the African world
 
Wednesday December 14th 7-9pm
@ the Uhuru Solidarity Center
3733 Lancaster Ave, Phila, PA 19104

Featuring:
Dr. Michelle Strongfields – Grassroots black community health organizer, I Amm Science Group
Natasha Danielle – Philadelphia branch of the International People’s Democratic Uhuru Movement
Multimedia presentation by the African People’s Education and Defense Fund

The Problem:
• Lack of available healthy food, clean water
• Disparities in the health care system
• Higher death rates from preventable diseases, cancer, diabetes, stroke
• The stress of systemic poverty and police occupation – colonial conditions

The Solution:
• African controlled health care
• Community gardens
• African health initiatives of the All African People’s Development and Empowerment Project
• Infant & Maternal Health Clinic

Come to learn on how you can contribute to the solutions and join the committee to build the April 2012 U.S. Tour of Nurse-Midwife Mary Koroma from Sierra Leone!

Meetings to build this event, the Tour and other APEDF programs are every Tuesday at 7pm.

Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles
1220 Spruce Street
Center City, Phila
215-546-1485

*This event is sponsored by Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles, the African People’s Education and Defense Fund (www.apedf.org) and the Uhuru Solidarity Movement