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Be The Match and Why Race Matters Kick-Off Event!
Be The Match and Why Race Matters Kick-Off Event!
WhenMonday, Nov. 5, 2018, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Description

Join The Whole U and UW and community expert panelists in exploring the role race plays in medicine and the essential need for multiethnic donors worldwide at a free screening of Mixed Match on November 5 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the HUB South Ballroom.

Mixed Match is a human story told from the perspective of mixed race blood cancer patients who are forced to reflect on their multiracial identities as they struggle with a nearly impossible search to find bone marrow donors.This live action and animated film is a dramatic journey focusing on the main characters’ struggles to survive against incredible odds. 

The event will also feature a panel discussion with filmmaker Jeff Chiba Stearns, Alexes Harris (professor of sociology at the University of Washington who benefitted from a bone marrow transplant), and more!

Food and drinks will be provided. RSVP by November 2 at bit.ly/bethematchuw

Campus locationStudent Union Building (HUB)
Campus roomSouth Ballroom
Event typesScreenings, Special Events, Student Activities
Event sponsorsThe Whole U www.washington.edu…
Linkwholeu.admin.washington.edu…
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