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Resources from Black People Meet @ ASMS

Black People Meet @ ASMS is part of the umbrella organization of the Coalition of Black Mass Spectrometrists (CBM.) Co-founders Christina Jones (NIST), Michelle Reid (ETH Zurich), and Candice Ulmer (CDC) invite you to get involved in CBM by joining the LinkedIn group:

CBM Upcoming Event

A Pretty Spooky CBM Social, October 30 at 12pm ET. Costumes are encouraged, but not required. Register for this social event here:  [A Pretty Spooky CBM Social Flyer_v2]

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Webinar Info & Resources from ASMS Reboot 2020

In conjunction with ASMS 2020 Reboot a special webinar in support of #shutdownSTEM and in consideration of the systemic racial injustice that blacks face on a daily basis was hosted. This session sponsored by Black People Meet @ ASMS covered these topics:

  • explain the negative effects of systemic racism,
  • highlight the struggles and needs of black mass spectrometrists,
  • provide resources to be effective supporters/allies/advocates for NO LONGER perpetuating systemic racism, and
  • call non-blacks to act by not only providing words of support, but to also utilize positions of influence to demand a change.

Panelists: Christina Jones, NIST and co-founder of Black People Meet @ ASMS; Christopher Pulliam, Proctor and Gamble; Michelle Reid, ETH Zurich and co-founder of Black People Meet @ ASMS; Rena Robinson, Vanderbilt University; Devin Schweppe, Harvard Medical School; Candice Ulmer, CDC and co-founder of Black People Meet @ ASMS

All are invited to take advantage of the resources below provided by Black People Meet @ ASMS as a follow-up to the webinar.

Webinar Recording | Invitation to continue dialogue below
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Webinar Slides | Our Vision of Black People Meet @ ASMS
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Helpful Resources | for community to view / share
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Watch Video | Systemic Racism Explained in 4 min
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Continue the Dialogue, Submit a Question by June 19th

To continue the dialogue of Q&A begun during the webinar, we have developed a plan to continue the conversation, provide support, and bring our community together.

Anonymous questions will be collected and shared with the team at Black People Meet @ ASMS. We will then record a video of panel providing their answers and insights in response to questions.

Submit your anonymous questions here:

Submission deadline is June 19th in recognition of Juneteeth holiday. There is cultural significance and pride associated with this holiday, which is recognized as a state holiday by 47 out of 50 US states.