Join us for the 2016 lecture featuring Vanessa Garrison, co-founder of GirlTrek, on Why We Walk: Creating a movement for black women’s health and justice Portland State University Lincoln Recital Hall October 19, 6:30–8:00 p.m. RSVP here Vanessa Garrison is a passionate advocate of social justice issues and has focused her work on improving health outcomes and quality of life for black women and girls. Prior to co-founding GirlTrek, a national health movement, Vanessa worked as a Program Coordinator for Our Place DC, a nonprofit organization that provides services to currently and formerly incarcerated women. Vanessa began her career working in digital media at Turner Broadcasting System,Inc. in Atlanta, GA. Vanessa was awarded Teach For America’s Social Innovation Award, recognized by the Awesome Foundation as a leader to watch, and was featured on NPR and The Root….

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