The American Public Health Association is hosting a four-part webinar series to give an in-depth look at racism as a driving force of the social determinants of health and equity. The series will explore efforts to address systems, policies and practices designed to limit and shape opportunities for people of color. The presenters will highlight collective and individual actions we can take to advance racial equity and justice.
The first webinar in the series, Racism: the Ultimate Underlying Condition, will be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2-3:30 EDT.
Tuesday’s webinar will examine racism and its historic and present-day impact on health and well-being. Presenters will:
Introduction: APHA President-Elect José Ramón Fernández-Peña, MD, MPA, Director of Health Professions Advising, Northwestern University
Presenters: APHA Past President Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD, 2019-2020 Evelyn Green Davis Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University; Amani Allen, PhD, MPH, Executive Associate Dean, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Moderator: Tia Taylor Williams, Director, APHA Center for Public Health Policy and Center for School Health and Education
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