BMA to host ‘Conversations on Being Black in America’

June 29, 2020  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

The Black Medical Association is inviting all members of the Michigan Medicine community to attend “Conversations on Being Black in America,” with speaker Adam Foss.

Foss is the founder and executive director at Prosecutor Impact (PI), a non-profit organization that develops innovative curriculum and experiential training for prosecutors across the country. He is a former assistant district attorney in the Juvenile Division of the Suffolk County District Attorney’ s Office (SCDAO) in Boston and a fierce advocate for criminal justice reform and the importance of the role of the prosecutor in ending mass incarceration.

Most recently, Foss appeared in the critically-acclaimed CNN feature-length documentary “American Jail.” The Mandela Foundation recognized Mr. Foss as the 2017 Nelson Mandela Changemaker of the Year. Fast Company named him one of the Most Creative People in Business of 2017. The NAACP awarded Mr. Foss with the 2017 Roy Wilkins Next Generation Leader Award. The Root named Mr. Foss one of the 100 most influential black Americans of 2016.

His talk will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1.

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