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COVID-19 has a disparate impact on people of color.
This is the focus of a Facebook Live town hall, “Making It Plain — Minority Health Professionals and Community Organizations Fight COVID Together,” set for 7-8:45 p.m. ET, Wednesday, April 28, 2021.
Update 4/29/21: In case you missed it, watch the video here.
- Amelie G. Ramirez, DrPH, is Director of the Salud America! program and its multi-level efforts to promote action and information about COVID-19 and Latinos, Professor and Chair of the Department of Population Health Sciences, and Director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research, all at UT Health San Antonio
- Marc Morial, JD, National Urban League
- Elena Rios, MD, National Hispanic Medical Association
- Georges Benjamin, MD, American Public Health Association
- Leon McDougle, MD, National Medical Association
- Martha Dawson, RN, National Black Nurses Association
- Winston Wong, MD, National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians
- Mary Owen, MD, Association of American Indian Physicians
- Lauren Smith, MD, CDC Foundation
- Charysse Nunez, Ad Council
- Ambrose Lane Jr., Health Alliance Network
- Cameron Webb, MD, White House COVID-19 Response Team
- Juliett Choi, JD, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum APIAHF
- A. Toni Young, Rural Health Service Provider Network
- Mary-Katherine McNatt, DrPH, A.T. Still University
- Aaron Payment, MPA, EdD, Chairman, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians
- Arcenio Lopez, Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing Project
- Jeffrey Caballero, MPH, Association Asian Pacific Community Health Organization
“This Town Hall is designed to enhance collaboration among and between the Asian/ Pacific Islander, Hispanic, American Indian, and African American communities, to enhance COVID prevention and vaccination,” according to the Black Coalition Against COVID-19.
This town hall is supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.