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BALTIMORE’S BLACK BUTTERFLY HISTORY: A CONVERSATION WITH DR. LAWRENCE BROWN
February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST
WHERE TO UPLOAD YOUR BLACK BUTTERFLY REFLECTONS VIDEO – DEADLINE, TUES. MARCH 2 AT MIDNIGHT
Thank you for attending our special Black History virtual event featuring Dr. Lawrence Brown. We invite everyone who attended to share your reflection by submitting a 1 -2 video, and we have extended the deadline to Tues., March 2, 2021 at midnight. **NOTE: The incentives listed below are only for students and teachers of grades 6th – 12th grade. YOU CAN UPLOAD & SUBMIT YOUR REFLECTONS VIDEO HERE: http://balt.getsmartdfc.com/blackbutterfly-reflections
JOIN US FOR A VIRTUAL CONVERSATION WITH DR. LAWRENCE BROWN
We are excited to welcome Dr. Lawrence Brown and invite you to join us for a FREE virtual webinar: “Baltimore’s Black Butterfly History: A Conversation with Dr. Lawrence Brown” as we discuss his new book The Black Butterfly: The Harmful Politics of Race and Space in America.
This event is hosted by Get SMART West Balitmore Drug Free Community Coalition and is open for the community to attend. It’s a virtual webinar & ALL ARE INVITED to attend from anywhere across the country!
** SPECIAL INCENTIVES FOR BALTIMORE STUDENTS (12 – 17 YRS OLD) & PARENTS **
Register and attend this special webinar, then upload a 1-2 minute video within 48 hours after the webinar telling us about something new that you learned about Baltimore during Dr. Lawrence Brown’s presentation. Students will reecive a $20 gift card for their video submissions and can earn an extra $10 (for a total of a $30 gift card) if your parent / guardian registers and attend the webinar as well. *NOTE: The top 10 student videos will be featured on our website.
During this interactive online conversation, we’ll explore:
- Racial Segregation
- Education Inequality
- Health Disparities
- Lead Poisoning, Substance Abuse & Violence
- Why Black Neighborhoods Matter
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ABOUT DR. LAWRENCE T. BROWN
Our featured speakers will be Dr. Lawrence Brown — From 2010 to 2019, Lawrence worked at Morgan State University in the School of Community Health and Policy as a post-doctoral fellow, an assistant professor, and an associate professor. His research examined the impact of historical trauma on community health. In January 2020, Dr. Brown became the Director of the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps program in the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. CLICK HERE TO VIEW HIS FULL BIO & LEARN MORE ABOUT HIS BOOK.