Reminder: Register for the Mapping Black Health and Wellness Event Series
Calling all GIS professionals, health and wellness experts, health equity advocates, and allies!
Mapping Black Health and Wellness is a monthlong series that will be featuring amazing content about how GIS is being used to increase health and wellness in Black communities. If you’re passionate about using your skills to make an impact in your community, then this series is for you!
NorthStar Events, we believe that it’s important to showcase the incredible talent of Black professionals in GIS. We also believe that racial equity should be at the forefront of the GIS and Health and Wellness industries. Join us this month as we challenge these industries to promote racial equity.
Mapping Black Health & Wellness Event Series
The Mapping Black Health and Wellness Series includes the following sessions:
Reflections, Welcome, and Conversations (2/4 3PM PST | 6PM EST – Replays Available Soon)
Our opening session is the perfect way to begin the monthly series of conversations about Black representation in the GIS and Health and Wellness communities and industries. This exciting event offered a chance to hear from industry experts and learn more about what steps we can take to increase health equity and create welcoming environments for Black professionals.
Historic Black Communities: Preserving and Caring (2/15 3PM PST | 6PM EST)
Come learn how GIS is being used to preserve Black history! This exciting event will feature speakers who will share their experiences and examples of how GIS is being used to document and showcase historic black communities. Don’t miss this chance to gain a deeper understanding of this important work and learn how you can help contribute!
Northstar Spotlight: MOSTEC Mapping Justice (2/22 3PM PST | 6PM EST)
Come to the Northstar Spotlight: MOSTEC Mapping Justice event to learn about how GIS is being used to fight for racial justice! Hear from students who have developed innovative mapping projects, and see their work in action. This event is perfect for anyone who wants to learn more about how Black and Brown students are learning to GIS to make a positive impact in the world.