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For the first time in its decade-long history, Black Health Matters (BHM) is bringing its award-winning health summit series to the city of Newark, New Jersey. As an organization that is dedicated to delivering crucial health education to Black Americans, BHM creates dynamic, interactive events where attendees can get their questions answered and have access to leading health and wellness experts. The focus is on helping attendees cultivate healthier lifestyles for themselves, their families, and their communities.

On May 20th, 2023, the Black Health Matters Spring Health Summit & Expo will take place at the Essex County Donald M. Payne Sr. School of Technology, 498-544 W. Market St., Newark, NJ  07107, from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM EST. With a theme of  “Elevating Patient and Community Voices for Better Outcomes,” this event is free and open to the public, who can attend either virtually or in person. The day is dedicated to inspiring attendees to be “the CEOs of their health” by offering engaging educational panels, workshops, music, fitness sessions, and free health screenings and immunizations. Medical clinicians will join specialists in health, wellness and chronic illness and celebrity guests who are passionate about bringing health awareness to the community. Attendees will be offered a complimentary breakfast and lunch and FREE giveaways and prizes will also be distributed throughout the day. To register and learn more about the topics and speakers, go to

“Leading health professionals, and patient advocates, will captivate attendees with their stories of perseverance, resilience and strategies on how to power forward by taking advantage of all that science has to offer,” said Roslyn Young Daniels, publisher of Black Health Matters. “We strive to create a culture of health where Black Americans can achieve their best quality of life possible.”

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