Henrietta Lacks' name lives on in art, schools, universities, hospitals, government buildings, scientific labs, streets, parks, and centers that memorialize her across the globe.
In honor of Henrietta Lacks' 100th birthday, our family invites you to help us track her impact around the world!
Help Our Family CELLebrate Henrietta Lacks' Worldwide Impact!
POST: Post a photo of your project, art, initiative or content that honors Henrietta Lacks on social media using #HELA100 and tag @CELLebrateHeLa.
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SUBMIT: Submit your project, art, initiative or content by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will share it, here on HELA100.ORG and on our @CELLebrateHeLa social media!
(PLEASE NOTE: Your email should include how to credit your project, art, initiative or content.)
All submissions will be entered to receive a special HELA100 gift package from our family in appreciation of our grandmother, Henrietta Lacks!
Our family will share submission highlights on August 1, 2021, at our Centennial CELLebration culminating conference.
CELLebrate Henrietta Lacks Worldwide Impact
Locations Discovered: 90 | Photos Submitted: 10
March's Centennial Conversation Conquering COVID-19: Advancing Equity One Year Later
Featuring Alfred Lacks Carter, Henrietta Lacks' Grandson; Veronica Robinson, Henrietta Lacks' Great-granddaughter; and Dr. Uché Blackstock, Founder & CEO of Advancing Health Equity.