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The BCC Library is located in room 219 of the Black Cultural Center and is Purdue's premiere source for knowledge about African American culture and experience. An ideal place for individual and group research, the library holds a special collection of over 7,000 books, journals, and media.
Fall 2020 Programming: Healthcare Inequities Impacting the Black Community
As part of the Fall 2020 programming offered by the Black Cultural Center, BCC Librarian Ula Gaha has organized a series of virtual panels open for everyone to attend.
The theme of this series is Healthcare Inequities Impacting the Black Community.
Each installment in the series is co-sponsored by PULSIS, the Purdue University Department of Public Health, and Purdue’s Center for Health Equity and Innovation (CHEqI).
Healthcare Inequities Impacting the Black Community
September 15, 2020 at 7pm EDT/Indianapolis time (Zoom link to follow)
COVID-19 and Healthcare Inequities Impacting the Black Community
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This panel discussion with a Q&A portion addresses systemic inequalities that disproportionately affect the Black community with the COVID-19 pandemic. Speakers will address topics including the heightened risk of contracting the coronavirus, to the lack of available testing and inequities Black people face when seeking healthcare related to COVID-19.
October 14, 2020 at 7pm EDT/Indianapolis time (Zoom links to follow)
Reproductive Health Care Inequities Impacting the Black Community
Wednesday, October 14 at 7pm EDT
This panel discussion with a Q&A portion addresses systemic inequalities that disproportionately impact the Black community around issues of reproductive health. Speakers will address topics that affect all genders, including experiences seeking reproductive healthcare such as regular check-ups, safe sex practices, pregnancy and perinatal care, childbirth, and postnatal care including the mental health of new parents.
November 16, 2020 at 7pm EDT/Indianapolis time (Zoom link to follow)
Healthcare Inequities in the Black LGBTQ Community
This panel discussion with a Q&A addresses systemic inequalities that disproportionately impact the Black LGBTQ+ community and their healthcare needs. Speakers will address topics that affect all genders, including finding healthcare providers who work with LGBTQ+ patients, transitioning as a Black person, reproductive health, intimate partner violence, HIV/AIDS related healthcare, and safe sex practices.
Black Cultural Center - Library 1100 Third Street West Lafayette, IN 47907-2109