The YMCA of Montclair is hosting a Brave Space Community Dialogue on Thursday, February 25, 2021, from 7-8:15pm.
This space will amplify the voices of communities of color to address and ease issues of fear, hesitation, and access around the COVID-19 vaccine and health equity. We will create a community of care, transparency, trust, and information.
Panelists will include:
- Dr. Art Calise, MD, Emergency Department Director, Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center
- Dr. Zaza Cohen, MD, Intensive Care Unit Director, Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center
- Dr. Valérie Allusson, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality Officer, Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center
- Wesley Tahsir-Rodriguez, MPH, Chief Operating Officer at Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center
The discussion will be led by YMCA of Montclair’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Chair Dr. Laura Quiros, Ph.D., LMSW.
The event is free, and all are welcome—register on Zoom at this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwocO-ppzkrE9eSgjKlNmadjjQ4BF0fRdRw.