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AACHAC Presents “An Evening with HeLa” on February 1st and a Free Seminar on Clinical Trials on February 2nd

Join the African American Community Health Advisory Committee (AACHAC), in partnership with San Francisco-Peninsula Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and the San Mateo County Health System, for an extraordinary event that features a presentation with members of the Henrietta Lacks family.

Published in 2010, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks has been a worldwide phenomenon, spending 75 weeks on the New York Times Best Seller list and winning multiple awards, and was adapted into a full-length movie featured on HBO and starring Oprah Winfrey.

On February 1, we are proud to host a panel discussion with two of Mrs. Lacks family members at the beautiful:

Samuel Johnson, Jr. Performing Arts Center
Capuchino High School
1501 Magnolia Avenue
San Bruno, CA  94066

The venue is named after Samuel Johnson, Jr., Superintendent Emeritus, former Principal of Capuchino High School, and the first African American Superintendent of the San Mateo Union High School District.

6:00 pm to 6:45 pm
VIP Reception Book Sales* and Substantial Hors d’Oeuvres
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Henrietta Lacks Short Film
Discussion with the Lacks Family
Audience Q&A
Assigned Auditorium Seating: Bring Your Electronic Ticket(s)
8:15 pm to 9:00 pm
Book Sales and Signing
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot


On February 2, we will host a FREE educational seminar (CEU credits are available) at the scenic:

Foster City Community Center
1000 E. Hillsdale Boulevard
Foster City, CA 94404
8:15 am to 1:30 pm

This seminar brings together the community, health professionals, patient advocates and researchers to learn about clinical trials and its importance among populations of color. Breakfast and lunch provided.

The FREE seminar has limited capacity and is first come-first served. You must be registered to attend! Please Select “Fri Feb 2″ under the Date pull-down menu to register.