CELLEBRATE HENRIETTA LACKS COLLOQUIUM - NOW OCTOBER 4, 2021
Join us virtually now on October 4, 2021, as we commemorate 70 years since Henrietta Lacks’ HeLa cells changed the world and her untimely death on October 4, 1951.
The Lacks Family invites you to honor Henrietta Lacks’ legacy by educating the world on the 70 years of innovations catalyzed by her HeLa cells.
Attendees will also learn about the worldwide advancements made by HELA100 and Henrietta’s descendants to educate future generations on the impact of her immortal HeLa cells while promoting health equity and social justice.
COVID-19 will not stop The Lacks Family's vision for the 3-day in-person conference in their hometown of Baltimore, Maryland! Below are highlights of what is in store for attendees of this hybrid virtual and in-person event. Save the date for July 29 - August 1, 2022.
Meet Henrietta’s family, learn about their work to honor her legacy, and how you can contribute to CELLebrate Henrietta.
Tour Baltimore's Turner Station the beloved African American enclave and visit Henrietta’s home with the Lacks Family.
Experience Helen Wilson-Roe’s A Brush With Immortality art exhibit and The Lacks Family Collection of artifacts.
Meet and learn from experts while earning Continuing Education Units (CEU) or Continuing Education Credits (CEC).
Toast Henrietta’s impact at the Centennial CELLebration to honor her love for family, friends, fun and of course the color red!
End the week on a high note at the Closing CELLebration Gospel Brunch honoring Henrietta’s soul-inspiring legacy and faith.