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Today: Speaker Will Discuss Race and Health

The Faculty Cultural Affairs Committee is hosting an award-winning local media professional, speaker, activist, and performer for a discussion next month. Springfield native Alysia Cutting will give a talk titled, “Your Health, What’s Race Got to Do with It? Discussing how race and ethnicity affect equity and health outcomes”, on Monday, March 6, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium. Known throughout New England for her voice on WEIB 106.3 Smooth FM radio, Cutting is active as a speaker and panelist, primarily centered around media, the arts, education, faith, and personal empowerment. She is also committed to health awareness, access, and advocacy for Black and marginalized rural communities in south Georgia as rural health equity director for SOWEGA Rising, a non-profit organization. Learn more about Cutting by clicking here.

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