Date: Friday, June 3rd

Time: 11 a.m. to 12 noon EST

Location: First Corinthian Baptist Church in Harlem (116th and Adam Clayton Powell Blvd)

What: A press and community event with the Governor, Choose Healthy Life and Quest Diagnostics to announce the state appropriation and the public-private collaboration to address health disparities through the Black church in underserved communities across the city.

Who: Honorable Governor Kathy Hochul, Choose Healthy Life (CHL) National Co-Chair Rev. Al Sharpton, CHL Founder Debra Fraser-Howze, CHL New York Clergy Leader Rev. Jacques DeGraff, and all CHL church pastors and health navigators. Also joining will be CHL Founding Partner Quest Diagnostics CEO-elect Jim Davis, CHL Technical Assistance Partner Columbia University Professor Robert Fullilove, and CHL Implementation Partner UWNYC Board Member Hedieh Fakhriyazdi. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services –
Director, Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships Rev. Que English will also offer remarks.

Watch: Live at


NY Governor – CHL Media Advisory 6-3-22 (1)