Still Standing: Stories from the African American Community Navigating the Turbulent Terrain

Thursday, June 7, 2018, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Mason Square Library, Community Room, 765 State St., Springfield, MA
Trainer: Shirley Jackson Whitaker, M.D., M.P.H.

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Class description

In this gathering, Dr. Whitaker will highlight various means and techniques to survive these turbulent times. Relying on the strength from her African American ancestors who endured 400 years of brutality and terrorism, Dr. Whitaker will weave together stories and lessons to provide hope, insight, and inspiration. Following Dr. Whitaker’s presentation, Natalia Munoz will facilitate a question and answer period with the gathered group.


whitakerShirley Jackson Whitaker, M.D., M.P.H.
A kidney specialist with a strong interest in social change. Expressing herself artistically, Dr. Whitaker has created music, paintings, and programs to strengthen the soul.

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