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Event Series: The State of African Americans in DC

The Georgetown University DC Public Policy Initiative and the School of Nursing & Health Studies are hosting an upcoming event series: The State of African Americans in DC. The series joins reports commissioned by the DC Commission on African-American Affairs and sponsored by Georgetown in order to focus on the condition of African Americans living in DC.

The first event in the series, discussing health disparities, takes place Thursday, September 15, 2016, and features the following program:


  • Professor Maurice Jackson (Georgetown University; Immediate Past Chair, DC Commission on African American Affairs)
  • Patricia Cloonan (Dean, Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies)

Opening Remarks

  • The Honorable Phil Mendelson (DC Council Chair)
  • The Honorable Anita Bonds (DC Councilmember)

Report Presentation and Panel Discussion

  • Professor Christopher J. King (Georgetown University)
  • Dr. C. Anneta Arno (Director, Office of Health Equity, DC Department of Health)
  • Jacqueline Bowens (CEO, DC Primary Care Association)
  • Angelica Journagin (Chair, DC Healthy Communities Collaborative)

Other Details:
Thursday, September 15, 2016:
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
The John A. Wilson Building, Room G-9
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

RSVP by September 8th to reserve your seat and lunch.


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