The Connecticut Sun will hold a “Health Equity & Wellness Forum” hosted by Sun guard DiJonai Carrington in honor of Black History Month.
“The community team members we have assembled for this event are all in our cities and neighborhoods, serving our fans when their needs are highest. Their impact will be celebrated next Thursday night,” Carrington said in a statement.
The one-hour virtual panel discussion will be held via Zoom on Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. Participants interested in attending the virtual discussion can register for free at: bit.ly/SunBHMForum. Registered participants will receive a confirmation email with the link to join the discussion.
Carrington, who graduated from Stanford University with a BA in African American Studies, will lead the forum with the help of special guests Patrick L. Green, President and CEO of L+M Healthcare and Executive Vice President of Yale New Haven Health, Thretha Green, a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA), is a psychotherapist, consultant and proprietor of Healing the Mind & Soul, LLC, and University of New Haven senior Destiny-Jenkins Perkins, who is majoring in International Affairs and serves as the school’s President of the NAACP College Chapter.
— Day staff reports