People’s HeART Project

The Peoples’ HeART, a Mass General institutional–community collaboration with the mission of reimagining our clinical spaces to make them more accepting and to better reflect and welcome the diverse populations of our staff and people we serve is proud to announce a new exhibit.

When: June 14–June 25

Where: Walls on the left as you walk from the main entrance towards Coffee Central, and down the hallway to the left, as you walk towards the Gift Shop.

Monica’s Beadcraft Jewelry

Monica Fairbairn of Monica’s Beadcraft creates vibrant, colorful designs to fashion unusual necklaces made of beads from Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia. Her inspiration comes from a cornucopia of materials adapted for adornment in traditional cultures, and recalls old ideas transformed into modern creations. Meet the artist and view her beautiful handcrafted pieces.

When: June 17, 10 am–2 pm

Where: Mass General Gift Shop

2021 Juneteenth Celebration

Presented by
Mass General Radiology Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Date: Friday, June 18, 2021
Time: 12pm - 4pm (various segments)
Where: Livestream

12 pm                                 
  • Program Open—Efrén Flores, MD, Officer, Radiology Equity & Community Health
  • Welcome Remarks—Joseph Betancourt, MD, MPH, SVP MGH Equity & Community Health
  • Juneteenth Celebration Welcome Address—Win Williams, MD Associate Chief of the Mass General Division of Nephrology and Founding Director of the Mass General Center for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Introduction of Keynote Speaker—Win Williams, MD
  • Keynote AddressJoy, Empowerment & Significance of Juneteenth as CelebrationRobert E. Fullilove, EdD Associate Dean for Community and Minority Affairs, Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences and the co-director of the Cities Research Group at Columbia School of Public Health
1 pm        Part I: Beyond the Mass General Walls: The Healing Power of Art to Advance Health Equity
  • Overview Introduction: The Role of The Arts in Equity & Inclusion: Conduit for Healing—Dan Chonde, MD, PhD
  • Q&A with Dr. Fullilove and Dr. Chonde Moderated by Efren Flores, MD
                Part II: Celebration of Inclusive Art in the Mass General Community
  • People’s Art Project Showcase: Off the Grid—Dan Chonde, MD PhD, Allison Brooks, MD, and other members of the project leadership team
  • People’s Art Project Current Exhibit Presentation—Dan Chonde, MD and Megan Carleton
2 pm
  • Looking Ahead: Joseph Betancourt, MD—Vice President,  Mass General Equity & Community Health

Closing of First Session

3 pm       Part III: Virtual Tour of Royall House Museum 
 
Moderated Dania Daye, MD PhD Diversity Officer Radiology Department and Christy Egun, Senior Director Mass General Center for Community Health Improvement
 
Royall House and Slave Quarters was home to the largest slaveholding family in Massachusetts and the enslaved Africans who made their lavish way of life possible. Today, the Royall House and Slave Quarters is a museum whose architecture, household items, archaeological artifacts, and programs bear witness to intertwined stories of wealth and bondage, set against the backdrop of America’s quest for independence.

Sponsored by Radiology Department’s Frigoletto Grant for URM Faculty Development, joined by CCHI Mass General Youth Scholars.

Special Menu at Eat Street Café

Juneteenth Menu

Friday, June 18, 2021

Chef Stage

Jamaican Jerk Chicken Stir Fry
BBQ Pork with Cole Slaw
Fried Plantains

Carvery

Baby Back Ribs
Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Side Dishes

Nigerian Jollof
Roasted Sweet Potato & Onion
Collard Greens with Red Onions
Corn Bread

Soup

Black-eyed Pea Soup
Beef Creole Soup

Dessert

Sweet Potato Pie