2019 Social Justice Symposium

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 8:00am to 2:00pm
Event Location Notes: 

DuVal Auditorium, Banner – UMC Tucson
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85724

You're invited to come and celebrate Public Health Awareness Week at the 13th Annual Social Justice Symposium (SJS 2019), brought to you by the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and UAHS Office of Diversity & Inclusion!

The topic for this year’s symposium is:

“Bridges & Barriers: Migration and Public Health”

Friday, April 5 | 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
DuVal Auditorium, Banner – UMC Tucson

1501 N. Campbell Ave.
(Please note that lunch and refreshments will be provided to those who RSVP'd by March 21.)


You also can help us kick-off this year’s SJS by attending a free screening of “Health Undocumented” (click to view the vimeo trailer), followed by a thoughtful panel discussion on Thursday, April 4, 6 to 9 p.m., at the UA Health Sciences Innovation Building. Please select this option in the RSVP form mentioned above, if you plan to attend.

Don’t miss this year’s keynote speaker, Enrique Morones, founder and director of Border Angels. The organization advocates for human rights, humane immigration reform and social justice with a special focus on those issues related to Latino issues on the U.S.-Mexico border. His keynote address will begin at 8 a.m., Friday, in Duval Auditorium at Banner - University Medical Center Tucson.

The breakout sessions that follow the keynote will be held in the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.

This free event is open to the public and will engage students, faculty, community members and health professionals in dialogue to raise awareness and foster social change. The Symposium is run entirely by students at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.

Check out the SJS website or SJS Facebook webpage for more information. We look forward to seeing you there!

CONTACT: SJS Committee Chairs – Sarah Berryhill, smarkows@email.arizona.edu, or Brittney Trang, brittneytrang@email.arizona.edu

Event Flyer (please view, post and share with colleagues):