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"Mixed Match" Film and Discussion

  • ASU Downtown Phoenix Health North, room 110 550 N 3rd St Phoenix, AZ 85004 (map)
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Join us for the Arizona premier of "Mixed Match!"

“Mixed Match” is an important human story told by mixed race people who, after being diagnosed with blood cancers, have to begin seemingly impossible searches to find bone marrow and cord blood donors because of their complex genetics. The multiracial community in the U.S. and Canada is one of the fastest growing demographics. This film confirms that being mixed race is no longer just about identity and that it can in fact be a matter of life and death.

The screening will be followed by a discussion that will explore disparities and the role that race plays in medicine.

Bone marrow registry drive by Be The Match: On Campus ASU

- Athena Mari Asklipiadis - Founder and director, Mixed Marrow
- Dr. Nandita Khera - Hematologist, Bone Marrow Transplant Center, Mayo Clinic
- Chandra Crudup, PhD - Moderator, Faculty Fellow, Center for the Study of Race and Democracy

Free | Open to the Public | Light Refreshments
OCA Asian Pacific American Advocates Greater Phoenix Chapter will be conducting voter registration for the next elections.

In collaboration with: ASU College of Health Solutions, Be the Match: On Campus ASU, and The Philosophy and Film Series at ASU

Later Event: November 16
Opening Reception: Kiss My Soul