The fifth webinar in APHA's Advancing Racial Equity series covered structural racism in housing.
Webinar transcript (PDF)
Presenters' slides (PDF): Kamillah Wood, Kim Johnson, Amelie Ramirez, Amina Kirk
- Described the racist structures and policies that established housing inequality.
- Discussed the health impacts of racism in housing on communities of color.
- Highlighted pre- and post-COVID legislation related to housing.
- Provided an advocate's perspective of ways to advance equity through housing at the city and state level.
- Kelly Hilovsky, MPH, Policy Fellow, Bloomberg American Health Initiative & APHA
- Adrianne Todman, CEO, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials
- Kamillah Wood, MD, MPH, FAAP, community pediatrician and former White House Fellow in the Obama administration
- Kim Johnson, MPP, housing policy analyst, National Low Income Housing Coalition
- Amelie G. Ramirez, DrPH, Director, Salud America! and Chair and Professor of Population Health Sciences and Director, Institute for Health Promotion Research, UT Health San Antonio
- Amina Kirk, JD, Senior Legal and Policy Advocate, Detroit People's Platform
The webinar was recorded and available for on-demand viewing on APHA’s website within a week of the live event.
Webinar participants can earn 1.5 CPH, CME, CNE, or CHES continuing education credits.
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We encourage you to view webinars from the 2015 series The Impact of Racism on the Health and Well-Being of the Nation. Check out other APHA racism and health resources, including our popular book, Racism: Science & Tools for the Public Health Professional.
Questions? Contact the APHA Public Health Policy Center.