6/19 - The Public Health Crisis and Racial Inequities

This ICMA webinar will discuss the pandemic, economic crisis, and racial justice protests highlight the larger public health disparities in our minority communities. Speakers will address these issues:

  • The historic framework and why race still matters

  • The importance of analysis in developing short- and long-term strategies

  • How a resilience helps sharpen the focus on health disparities

  • Current public health priorities related to the pandemic:  targeted testing, catching up on childhood immunizations

Presenters:

  • Gordon Goodwin, Director, Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE)

  • Genesis D. Gavino, Resilience Officer, City of Dallas, Texas

  • Luis Javier Hernandez Ortiz, Mayor of Villalba, Puerto Rico


DATE: June 19, 2020


TIME: 1:30 pm - 3:00 PM CST


COST: FREE


REGISTER HERE


This webinar was developed in partnership with National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA), Local Government Hispanic Network (LGHN), International Network of Asian Public Administrators (I-NAPA) and Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE)

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