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Racism & COVID-19: Navigating the Trauma of Two Pandemics


Dr. Washington closes the 7-day Latino Health Forum with an exploration of the historical context of race as a social construct, systemic racism, and racism in health care and policing.    

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Hosted by the Pennsylvania Care Partnership (PCP), this webinar explores unconscious bias and racial microaggressions within the PCP, allyship, and accompliceship. Prior to the webinar, a climate survey was implemented to identify the experiences of PCP members as they navigate bias and microaggressions. An artist from Ink Factory produced a beautiful infographic from the discussion. 

Hosted by the Black AIDS Institute, this panel discussion explored the role factors driving disparities in COVID-19 rates. Panelists included: Dr. Sharon GE Washington, Tito Jackson, Derrick Wilson & Dr. Bisola Ojikutu, moderated by Raniyah Copeland.

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The American Public Health Association published this book to support public health professionals in the effort to dismantle racism, a primary driver of health inequities. Check out my chapter on Structural Racism in Policing & Mass Incarceration: A Driver of Health Disparities in Black and Latinx Communities.

©2019 by Sharon G.E. Washington, Ed.D., MPH.