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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Health, Health Care, and Health Disparities Among Latinx Populations


In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the 
CUNY Institute for Health Equity will hold panel discussions highlighting scientists, scholars, and leaders from a Hispanic or Latino background conducting important research and helming key organizations.

Panel Chairs: Judith Aponte, associate professor at Hunter College’s School of Nursing, and Maria Isabel Roldós, director of the CUNY Institute for Health Equity and an associate professor of Health Sciences at Lehman College.

The panel includes Cristina Contreras, CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan; Paule Joseph, Ph.D., chief of the Section of Sensory Science and Metabolism at the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the National Institute of Nursing Research; Omar Martinez, who leads Temple University’s Disparities and Inequities in HIV/AIDS Research Lab; and Karen Tejada, a community/public health nursing graduate student. 

Register here.


Thursday, September 30, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The American Tragedy of COVID-19: Social and Political Crises of 2020


The COVID-19 pandemic in the United States is a classic tragedy of destruction following errors in judgment.  Naomi Zack presents social and political aspects of this disaster as it unfolded in public health through federal and local government structures, society, culture, and the economy.

Federalism combined with politics in facing and denying the SARS-CoV2 pandemic has revealed both weaknesses and strengths.

Naomi Zack
 is Professor of Philosophy at Lehman College.

RSVP by September 29
th:  https://libcal.lehman.edu/event/8111923?hs=a

*This is an online event - 
URL will be sent via registration e-mail*

*Registration is required*

Information:  
Michelle.Ehrenpreis@lehman.cuny.edu

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Anthony Ray Hinton - Special Zoom Event

Join us as we welcome:

ANTHONY RAY HINTON

to Lehman College, for a special Zoom event.


Anthony Ray Hinton survived for 30 years on Alabama’s death row. His story is a decades-long journey to exoneration and freedom.

In 1985, Mr. Hinton was convicted of the unsolved murders of two fast-food restaurant managers based on the testimony of ballistics experts for the State who claimed that the crime bullets came from a dusty revolver found in Mr. Hinton’s mother’s closet. Without the benefit of a competent expert to challenge the State’s theory (Mr. Hinton’s lawyer hired a ballistics expert who was blind in one eye), an all-white jury convicted Mr. Hinton and he was sentenced to death.

After years of petitioning to have the revolver re-analyzed, three independent experts concluded that the bullets could not have been fired from his mother’s revolver. With the assistance of the Equal Justice Initiative, led by attorney Bryan Stevenson, Mr. Hinton was freed in 2015.

Since his release, Mr. Hinton has traveled the world sharing his story and discussing the changes that need to be made to prevent similar injustices from happening to other people. In 2018, Mr. Hinton published
The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row, which was selected for Oprah’s Book Club and is a New York Times bestseller. In 2019, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from St. Bonaventure University.

Faculty and Staff are invited to bring students!


FOR RESERVATIONS, RSVP AT CLUBS.LEHMAN.EDU


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