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Cherry Health to host virtual “Shifting from Moment to Movement” discussion on Juneteenth

generic-cherry-health-heart-of-the-city-health-centerCherry Health will host a virtual panel discussion on Juneteenth titled, “Shifting from Moment to Movement.” The livestream event, which will feature local leaders and change agents, is focused on continuing the conversation around the Black Lives Matter movement, policing and policy changes, and organizational diversity and inclusion, with the goal of providing perspective on moving beyond the inequities in our community to turn this moment into a movement.

WHAT:           ‘Shifting from Moment to Movement’ Virtual Panel Discussion

WHEN:          2 p.m., Friday, June 19, 2020

 WHERE:        Visit Cherry Health’s Facebook page to access the livestream:


Moderator Tasha Blackmon – President and CEO, Cherry Health

  • Micah Foster – Executive Director, Grand Rapids African American Institute
  • Graci Harkema – President and CEO, Graci LLC
  • Joe Jones – President and CEO, Urban League of West Michigan
  • Michelle LaJoye-Young – Kent County Sheriff
  • Tessa K. Muir – President, Junior League of Grand Rapids

GRAAHI & Cherry Health hosting special COVID-19 Facebook Live event 5 p.m. today

Join Grand Rapids African American Health Institute’s Micah Foster and Cherry Health’s Tasha Blackmon today, Wednesday, April 22, at 5 p.m. for a special Facebook Live discussion about COVID-19’s impact on our community and the resources available at Cherry Health.


The event, which will be live streamed on both GRAAHI and Cherry Health’s Facebook pages, will focus on COVID-19 screening and testing available at Cherry Health as well as tips for practicing good social distancing and use of PPEs. Foster and Blackmon will also be answering viewer questions via the comments during the informative session.