Coffee House Discussion on Black Health Matters: COVID19 Vaccine and the Black Community

In partnership with the Community Coalition on Race, the Village of South Orange invites community members across the Two Towns to learn from community health experts, physicians, and those who have received vaccinations in order to build COVID vaccine confidence among vaccine-hesitant people in SOMA. The event features a panel of Black medical professionals discussing COVID19 vaccines. The panel will be introduced by historian, author, and Professor of History, Race and Public Policy at Harvard University, Khalil Gibran Muhammad. The panel discussion will be followed by a live Q&A between panelists and participants. We hope you will join us for this informative event! The Zoom link is below-no pre-registration is required: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87166142529 Meeting ID: 871 6614 2529 One tap mobile +13017158592,,87166142529# US (Washington DC) +13126266799,,87166142529# US (Chicago) +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) Meeting ID: 871 6614 2529 http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=3511
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Sun, February 28
4:00 pm — 5:30 pm
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In partnership with the Community Coalition on Race, the Village of South Orange invites community members across the Two Towns to learn from community health experts, physicians, and those who have received vaccinations in order to build COVID vaccine confidence among vaccine-hesitant people in SOMA. The event features a panel of Black medical professionals discussing COVID19 vaccines. The ...

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NJ Restaurants to Customers: Don’t be a No-Show, Especially Now

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Maplewood Police Blotter, March 18-30

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Standing on the Track A platform, Murphy introduced just one of 25 new diesel-electric trains expected to make their way to the Newark station in the ...

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After spending nearly two months at the Marine Mammal Stranding Center — where its feeding instincts kicked in, and it gained some 30 pounds — the four-month old seal waddled its way back into the ocean on April 5 along a quiet Jersey ...

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Financial Focus — Time for Some Financial Spring Cleaning

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Homewatch CareGivers of South Orange Has Immediate Positions Available

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