Event: Mobilizing Public Health to Achieve Environmental Justice (Webinar & Panel Discussion)
Date/Time: 11/17/2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
by the American Public Health Association (APHA)
(from event page) The final webinar in APHA’s Advancing Racial Equity series will raise awareness of the ongoing impact of environmental racism on the health and well-being of Black, Indigenous and people of color in the U.S.
- Address historic and systemic issues (e.g., redlining, toxic waste siting, zoning policies) that have disproportionally impacted communities of color, including social, economic, and health implications of these practices;
- Discuss the importance of environmental justice initiatives to mitigate inequity and how public health professionals can address environmental racism; and
- Present strategies and frameworks to address environmental racism, such as health-in-all-policies, just transition, and cumulative impacts policies to curtail future health disparities.
The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session with the webinar audience. Closed captioning will be provided. The webinar will be recorded and available for on-demand viewing on APHA’s website within a week of the live event.
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