Events / MLK Week 2021: Celebrating Black Joy and Healing with Wellness Practices (Session 1)

MLK Week 2021: Celebrating Black Joy and Healing with Wellness Practices (Session 1)

7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Zoom (Virtual), 660 S. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110
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This event is part of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Week. It is free and is open to everyone. The conference will be virtual this year due to COVID-19 distancing restrictions. Registration is not required. This event will be recorded and available for later viewing.

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Celebrating Black Joy and Healing with Wellness Practices, mindfulness and yoga, led by The Collective STL. The Collective STL is a vibrant group of Black yoga and wellness instructors, fully committed to improving the health and wellbeing of Black communities in St. Louis.

In addition to the 7:30 a.m. session, an afternoon session of this program will be held at 5:30 p.m.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all Washington University School of Medicine sponsored events.  If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact the Washington University School of Medicine Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in advance at 314-273-2809 or MedDEI@wustl.edu.


 “Without love there is no reason to know anyone, for love will, in the end, connect us to our neighbors, our children, and our hearts.”
— Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


This event is brought to you by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Office of Diversity Programs with a special thanks to the MLK Week committee members: Vicky Braun (WUSM IM- Gastroenterology), Joel Dalton (WUSM Diversity Programs, Biology & Biomedical Science) Rosie Jones (WUSM Diversity Programs, Biology & Biomedical Science), Valerie Joyner (Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion), Dorian Pierce (BJCMG Access Center, WUSM Otolaryngology), Liz Riggs (WUSM Diversity Programs), Poli Rijos (WU Center for Community Health Partnership and Research Institute for Public Health),  Erin Stampp (Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion), James Zerkel (WUSM Becker Medical Library)