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At Barclays Center Nov. 27, free event for college students, the U.S. Surgeon General's Tour: "We Are Made to Connect"

Once I belatedly got (link) the Barclays Center's November 2023 Community Notice event calendar, I noticed it contains a non-ticketed free event Monday, Nov. 27, 6:30-8 pm: U.S. Surgeon General "We Are Made To Connect" Tour (link).

It's billed as "A conversation on Mental Health, Community and Connection for College Students."

As summarized in a Patch calendar notice

Recognizing the significant challenges that loneliness, social isolation, and mental health pose to college-aged Americans, the Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Vivek Murthy, is launching the national “We Are Made to Connect” Tour. The Surgeon General will travel across the country throughout the month of November to inspire people to incorporate moments of connection into their daily lives to help improve their health and well-being. For the Brooklyn leg, the conversation will also feature Grammy Award Winning Musician Jon Batiste.

The tour, with various local interlocutors, has previously stopped at various college campuses, such as the University of Virginia, University of Washington, and Duke University, with the event held at auditoriums, not arenas. (Here's a video from the Duke event.)

So surely Barclays will be constrained to part of the Lower Bowl.

As the poster states, the event is sponsored by the Joe & Clara Tsai Foundation's Social Justice Fund, the stated purpose of which is to pursue racial justice and economic recovery in Brooklyn. It also states, "We will also address immediate needs created by COVID-19," so presumably this falls under that rubric.