Clinical Research Update - Centering Equity in Academic-Community Partnerships: A Conversation with a Community Organizer
Join us for a presentation and conversation with Lea Whitehurst Gibson a community organizer with 20 years of experience equipping communities with sustainable tools and resources so they can build and maintain positive community change.
Lea Whitehurst Gibson is the Founder and CEO of Virginia Community Voice, a 501c3 nonprofit located in Richmond, Virginia. Virginia Community Voice’s mission is to equip neighbors in historically marginalized communities to realize their vision for their neighborhoods and prepare institutions to respond effectively. Lea is a seasoned community organizer who trains institutions in equity-driven community engagement that ultimately centers the voices of community members at all steps, from project inception to implementation.