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Unequal Impact: How COVID-19 Has Widened Inequities for Black and Latino Americans and What Can Be Done

Media and Policy Briefing

THURSDAY, September 17, 2020, 1:00 p.m. E.T.

Listen to a recording of the teleconference.

 

Agenda

 

1:00 – 1:05

Introduction: Rachel Nuzum, M.P.H., Vice President, Federal and State Health Policy, The Commonwealth Fund

 

1:05 – 1:15

Highlights from Beyond the Case Count: The Wide-Ranging Disparities of COVID-19 in the United States

 

1:10 – 1:15

Impact of COVID-10 on inequities in health outcomes, mental health and economic security among Latino Americans & policy options to address

  • Sonja Diaz, Founding Executive Director, UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative

 

1:15 – 1:20

Impact of COVID-10 on inequities in health outcomes, mental health and economic security among Black Americans & policy options to address

  • Sara Bleich, Professor of Public Health Policy, Harvard Chan School of Public Health

 

1:20 – 2:00

Q&A: Sara Bleich, Sonja Diaz, Yaphet Getachew, Rachel Nuzum, Laurie Zephyrin

Publication Details

Publication Date: September 17, 2020