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RJI Quarterly Meeting: Aftershock (Hybrid)

Focused on Health Disparities and Black Maternal Mortality featuring Dr. Neel Shah and the HULU award-winning documentary, Aftershock

The United States has the grim distinction of the highest maternal death rate amongst developed nations with Black women dying of pregnancy complications at three to four times the rate of White women. Dr. Neel Shah, OB/GYN at BIDMC and Professor at Harvard Medical School will discuss this epidemic of mortality among Black women, including video clips from Aftershock, the award-winning documentary from Onyx Collective and ABE News. The film is currently available on HULU for subscribers. (Individuals can sign up for a free one-month subscription to watch the film.) If you’d like to watch a trailer for the film CLICK HERE.This evening’s session will complement the October 21st post-Shabbat service dinner and panel presentation launching TBE’s newest Tikkun Olam initiative: TBE Congregants for Reproductive Justice.

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