Our mission is to improve the quality of life for BIPOC who are affected by IBD, Digestive Disorders and associated Chronic Illnesses; through Community, Research, Education, and Advocacy.

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Thursday, July 6

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM:    Registration Open

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM:    Opening Reception

Friday, July 7

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM:    Registration Open

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM:    Breakfast

9:30 AM – 5:00 PM:    Education Sessions

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM:   Lunch

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM:   Health Equity Expo Open

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM:   Sponsor Lounges

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM:     The Cookout

Saturday, July 8

7:30 AM – 5:00 PM:     Registration Open

7:45 AM – 8:30 AM:    Trap Yoga

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM:    Breakfast

8:45 AM – 3:30 PM:     Education Sessions

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM:    Lunch

12:00 PM – 3:30 PM:   Health Equity Expo Open

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM:     COCCI’s “Sunday Service”



Color of Crohn’s and Chronic Illness (COCCI) is expanding our demands for equity in the GI/healthcare space. IBD intersects with many other diseases, like stomach and colon cancer, when under diagnosed and mis-treated. And understanding the landscape through partnership pushes our quest for equity further along, faster. We need all stakeholders in this ecosystem to stop and assess the change we must see and how to create it for the sake of Black and Brown patients. Through funding, education, engagement, community, and calls to action, our partners are very important pieces to the puzzle that will shift patient care and their quality of life.

Program Elements

Program Elements

Mark your calendars for Equity in GI, July 6-8th in Atlanta, Georgia!!!

If you haven’t checked out our 2022 recap, here’s the link to catch up because we’re tackling more digestive diseases in 2023. We look forward to more education, more fun, and more community.





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