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Vital Talks

A speaker series that examines the greatest public health challenges of our time.

Breaking Bondage: The Intersection of Race and Public Health – Monday, Nov. 25 2019 from 8:30 a.m.

Register now.

Vital Strategies invites you to our next breakfast event Breaking Bondage: The Intersection of Race and Public Health.

The discussion will focus on the legacy of slavery, the history of race-based health inequities and the implications for public health.

Register now to attend the event in person at Vital Strategies, 100 Broadway in New York City, 4th Floor or watch the livestream here on Monday, Nov. 25 from 8:30 a.m.


  • Mary Travis Bassett, MD, MPH, Director, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University; Professor, the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Harvard University
  • Linda Villarosa, MA, Contributing Writer, New York Times; Program Director, Department of Journalism, City College of New York; and Assistant Professor, Media and Communication Arts, City College of New York
  • Katherine Franke, JD, Sulzbacher Professor of Law, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Columbia University; Director, Center for Gender and Sexuality Law, Columbia University