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Baltimore Rising: Summoning the Village Call to Action #6 – Keynote: Dr. Gayle Porter
October 22, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Black Mental Health Alliance is hosting it’s 6th event in the Baltimore Rising: Summoning the Village Call to Action. The Keynote speaker will be Dr. Gayle Porter, a researcher, author, clinical psychologist and lecturer in the field of mental health. An internationally know expert in the mental health care field, especially with regard to African-American women, children and families, Dr. Gayle will be speaking on the major disparities in health outcomes amonst Black women. She will also be discussing the often neglected physical and emotional health of Black women.
Importantly, Dr. Porter will be talking about strategies to reduce these health disparities. Get more information about Dr. Porter and her initiatives toward improving the health and lives of Black women today.
The local panel includes: Katie Allston, Executive Director of the Marian House, Rev. Deborah Hickman, Founder of Sisters Together and Reaching (STAR)
and the Why Women Cry Conference, Sister Leslie Muhammad, Director of the Nation of Islam – Women and Girls’ Training Program, Baltimore Muhammad Mosque #6
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