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Boston Public Health Commission to host celebration of international Women’s Day in Mattapan

Posted by Patrick Rosso  March 7, 2014 11:20 AM

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The following was submitted by the Boston Public Health Commission

In observance of International Women’s Day, the Boston Public Health Commission, the Resilient Sisterhood Project, the Association of Haitian Women in Boston, and their partners will host a screening of the short film 'When the Bough Breaks,' from the acclaimed series Unnatural Causes. When the Bough Breaks takes a critical look at how racism intersects with health, wealth, and education and challenges us to work towards more equitable health outcomes for women of color and their babies.

Following the screening, Dr. Yvonne Gomez-Carrion will lead a panel discussion with health experts and community leaders to reflect on ways of solving the health inequities facing women in Boston and around the country. Participating organizations will have informational tables with resources at the event.

WHEN: Saturday, March 8

12:30-3:30 p.m.


WHERE: Boston Public Library – Mattapan Branch

1350 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan


WHO: Dr. Yvonne Gomez-Carrion, OB/GYN at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,

Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School

Boston Public Health Commission

Resilient Sisterhood Project

Brookview House, Inc.

Mattapan United

Association of Haitian Women in Boston

Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition

Boston Mothers Care

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