Opportunity: NABJ To Host Valerie Jarrett, Health Officials For Media Institute
Black journalists will have an opportunity to focus discussions on communities of color
The National Association of Black Journalists, on Thursday, kicks off its 5th Annual Media Institute on Health, a three-day conference in Washington, D.C., featuring an exclusive policy briefing by Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin. “This is the only conference of its kind to focus on health disparities in communities of color,” said NABJ President Gregory Lee, Jr. Some of the nation’s top health experts and policy officials are slated to lead sessions on the impact of the Affordable Care Act, HIV/AIDS, mental health, caregiving and teen gun violence have on communities of color. For more information about the Media Institute, visit NABJ’s website.