Social Movements and Social Connectedness

October 20


NYU Langone's Department of Population Health’s fifth annual Health And… conference will be occurring virtually across two sessions this fall, on October 20th and November 16th.

The theme this year is Health And… Social Connectedness. Join the conversation with a host of tremendous speakers and panelists as we discuss the impact of social connection through social movements, community resilience during disasters, and beyond.

Session 1: Social Movements and Social Connectedness

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: We Keep Us Safe: Building Secure, Just, and Inclusive Communities

  • Zach Norris, JD, The Ella Baker Center for Human Rights

PANEL DISCUSSION: Social Movements: Opportunities and Challenges for Building Social Connectedness

  • Afua Atta-Mensah, Esq., Executive Director, Community Voices Heard
  • Esmeralda Simmons, JD, Founding Executive Director, Center for Law and Social Justice
  • Joseph E. Ravenell, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Population Health & Associate Dean for Diversity Affairs and Inclusion, NYU Langone Health