Join Exponents on World Health Day for an evening to remember as we celebrate exemplary leadership in our community alongside our partners, supporters, and friends during our Heroes of Health: 3rd aAnnual Benefit. Our virtual fundraiser will bring awareness to the twin pandemics of COVID-19 and substance use disorder and its disparate effects on communities of color.
Kai Wright is an award-winning journalist whose body of work focuses on social, racial, and economic justice. He is the host and managing editor of WNYC’s The United States of Anxiety and has hosted other podcasts such as The Stakes, There Goes the Neighborhood, and Caught: The Lives of Juvenile Justice. He has served as an editor at The Nation and the editorial director of Colorlines. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, mother Jones, and Salon, among other outlets and his broadcast appearances include MSNBC and NPR.
Saeeda Lesley Dunston is the Executive Director at Elmcor Youth & Adult Activities, Inc. She is an anti-racist organizer who has devoted her career to ensuring that communities, most specifically communities and people of color, are provided with the tools to live productive, healthy, and aspirational lives. She is recognized among her peers and human service providers throughout New York State for her comprehensive expertise in developing and implementing culturally-competent programs and services.
Exponents is honored to present a member of our community with the Peer Leadership Award for their exemplary service as one of our client peers on this memorable occasion.
Zoom details are available upon registration