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Black MS Experience Program Series

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Black MS Experience Summit

Virtual program coming Sept. 22 & 23
Registration opens summer 2021

#BlackMSExperience

Being Black with MS carries unique challenges and experiences. From scientific and clinical differences in the disease itself to stark inequities in the healthcare system and beyond. The Black MS Experience Program Series is an opportunity to connect with others who understand the distinct experience of life with MS as a Black person. Throughout several unique program experiences, we will forge powerful connections, learn from leading scientific and healthcare experts and give voice to the unique community needs.
 
Black MS Experience Group Discussions
Engage with others who have similar interests by joining us for virtual small group discussions. Through a combination of content, videos, and discussions, this program will allow Black MS Community to be seen and understood. These discussions aim to create a safe space to raise awareness and build connections to navigate and overcome challenges that may be present in daily life.
 
Registration coming soon!

Discussion Topics

Health Disparities

Address health disparities and discuss how to move solutions forward.

Black MS Research:
Clinical Trials

Share experiences with clinical trials and learn how to leverage community strengths to educate the Black MS Community.

Mental Health

Discuss unique mental health challenges and actions to enhance personal wellness plans.

Wellness

Discuss strategies to manage your physical, emotional, and social wellness.

Advocacy

Share how you are advocating for change and how the Black MS Community can build awareness.

Facebook Community Learning Guides

Engage in Black MS Experience learning guides, live content, and open discussions in the National MS Society Community on Facebook.

Resources

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Premier Contributor

EMD Serono

Convening Contributors

Contributor

Merkle 
 

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