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Cooper University Health Care to Observe Holi -The Festival of Colors With Outdoor Celebration

April 16, 2024

WHAT: Cooper University Health Care’s Graduate Medical Education (GME) Diversity Committee is planning a celebration of Holi – “The Festival of Colors.”  Holi, a Hindu festival that dates to the 4th century, is one of the most popular and significant festivals throughout India and southern Asia, marking the end of winter and honoring the triumph of good over evil. Participants gather to throw colorful powders, enjoy sweets, and dance to traditional music. More than 100 Cooper team members, medical students, and others are expected to participate in the colorful celebration.

WHERE: Cooper University Health Care, One Cooper Plaza, Camden, NJ. The celebration will take place on the front grassy lawn area on the corner of MLK Boulevard and Haddon Avenue.

WHEN:  4 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2024 (The date of Holi varies according to lunar cycles. This year’s Holi celebrations began on March 25, but due to scheduling and weather considerations, Cooper’s Holi celebration will be held on 4/17/24)

BACKGROUND: The GME Diversity Committee works to foster inclusivity and building community where all Cooper team members, patients, and visitors feel valued, respected, and a sense of belonging. Cooper welcomes and encourages the diverse insights and experiences of our team members, vendors, and community partners as we work in unity to serve, to heal, and to educate.