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YWCAUSA-SAR 2021-event

Public health is — and always has been — central to racial justice work. 

Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Thursday, April 22 at 3 pm ET

Virtual Event

Join us as we discuss the connections between racism and public health outcomes, how to implement public health practices to effectively identify and address racial injustice in our communities, and community engagement and public policy strategies to advance racial equity through a public health lens.  

YWCA USA will host a panel of trailblazers who have been central to declaring and addressing racism as a public health crisis. 


  • Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
  • Elisha Rhodes, Interim CEO, YWCA USA
  • Leana S. Wen, M.D. M.Sc. FAAEM, Physician and Public Health Professor
  • Margaret Mitchell, President and CEO, YWCA Greater Cleveland
  • Regina Davis Moss, PhD, MPH, Associate Executive Director, American Public Health Association
  • Faith Crittenden, Incoming Pediatric Resident, Yale New Haven Health
  • Nicole Austin-Hillery, Executive Director, US Program, Human Rights Watch

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