The second a part of a two-part collection discussing racism as a public well being disaster continues on Wednesday, April 14.
The free webinar collection is a part of the Actual Speak program, a range, fairness and inclusion program of 4 Northeast Ohio Leagues of Girls Voters (Akron Space, Larger Cleveland, Hudson and Kent), in partnership with the Akron NAACP and WKSU.
The general public well being collection, “Racism Is A Public Well being Disaster: Impacts on Well being, Healthcare Entry, and High quality of Care,” started with a webinar Wednesday, April 7, that featured state, county and metropolis authorities leaders. To observe that occasion, go to realtalklwv.org/watch.html
It would proceed with the second half at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, and can characteristic well being care leaders and coverage specialists discussing why systemic racism disproportionately impacts the person and public well being of communities of coloration and clarify the focused approaches to fight it.
The upcoming session might be moderated by Marlene Harris-Taylor, managing producer well being information, ideastream, WCPN/NPR, WVIZ/PBS. The panel will
handle power well being points corresponding to diabetes, bronchial asthma, heart problems, hypertension, poor girls’s well being and toddler mortality — and clarify the obstacles to high quality well being care.
Register for the occasion at bit.ly/RT_RacismPublicHealthCrisis.
Extra occasion info and panelist bios at realtalklwv.org/health1.html.
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