Racial Disparities in Public Health
A webinar hosted by the Midwestern Legislative Conference Social Justice Forum.
This third webinar of a four-part series presented by the Midwestern Legislative Conference Forum on Social Justice looked at racial disparities in public health and healthcare, with an emphasis on the social determinants of health and strategies to ensure equal access to essential healthcare services. Participants also discussed state efforts to address the causes of systemic inequities.
- Michigan Sen. Marshall Bullock
- Samantha Artiga
Director of the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Racial Equity and Health Policy Program
- Dr. Tiffany Anderson
Superintendent of Topeka Public Schools
Co-chair of the Kansas Governor’s Commission on Racial Equity and Justice
- David Jordan
President of the United Methodist Health Ministry Fund
Chair of the Health Subcommittee of the Kansas Governor’s Commission on Racial Equity and Justice
- Illinois Sen. Mattie Hunter
- Overview of Racial Disparities in Public Health (Samantha Artiga)
- Kansas Case Study (Dr. Tiffany Anderson and David Jordan)
- Illinois Case Study (Illinois Sen. Mattie Hunter)