#SaludTues Tweetchat 3/17: Strategies for Social Justice & Health Equity

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We want to see a United States that achieves health equity, where all people have a fair, just opportunity to live their healthiest lives.

But so many people face social, environmental, and health injustices.

So let’s use #SaludTues on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, to discuss the state of social justice and offer strategies on how we can all work together to achieve health equity for all!

  • WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: Strategies for Social Justice and Health Equity
  • TIME/DATE: 1-2 p.m. ET (Noon-1 p.m. CT), Tuesday, March 17, 2020
  • WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
  • HOST: @SaludAmerica
  • CO-HOSTS:  The Association of American Medical Colleges (@AAMCtoday), Dr. Karey Sutton (@DR_KMSutton), Dr. Philip M. Alberti (@PM_Alberti)
  • HASHTAG: #SaludTues
  • OPTIONAL HASHTAGS: #SocialJustice, #HealthEquity

We’ll open the floor to your comments, tips, and stories as we explore:

  • What health equity and social justice mean
  • The state of health equity and social justice
  • Barriers to equity and justice, especially for immigrants
  • Strategies to overcome these barriers
  • Heroes and resources who are leading change

Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter and share your strategies, stories, and resources to explore how to promote social justice and health equity!

#SaludTues is a health equity tweetchat especially focused on the Latino population at 12p CT/1p ET every Tuesday hosted by the @SaludAmerica program at the Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health San Antonio.

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