Please join Trust for America’s Health, American Public Health Association, NAACP, the National Black Nurses Association, the National Collaborative for Health Equity, and the National Medical Association on July 30, 2020 at 2:00 pm ET for a congressional briefing titled, Ending the Triple Pandemic: Advancing Racial Equity by Promoting Health, Economic Opportunity and Criminal Justice Reform.
The briefing will discuss the disproportionate health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Black community and other communities of color, and how structural racism drives systemic inequities in health, the economy, and criminal justice. The session will also highlight policy recommendations to move the nation toward equitable opportunity and racial justice. The briefing will take place virtually from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. ET.
With remarks by the Honorable Representative Robin Kelly (D-IL) and the Honorable Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ).
Derrick Johnson, President and CEO, NAACP
Camara Jones, MD, MPH, PhD, Senior Fellow, Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine; Radcliffe Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University; Former President of the American Public Health Association
*Additional speakers will be announced soon.
J. Nadine Gracia, MD, MSCE, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Trust for America’s Health