Health Care for the Homeless will be closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. 

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AGENCY EVENT: Community of Practice on Homelessness: A COVID-19 Response

06.25.20

When: Thursday, June 25, 1:30 p.m.

Where: Online, contact Director of Engagement Eddie Martin, Jr. to register and for more information

What: Our first topic in this virtual series is Part 1: Addresssing Racial Inequities in Health Care (Amid Emergencies and Disasters). Community of Practice conversations are designed to equip local stakeholders with tools to address disparities and build alliances helpful in creating sustainable solutions for ending homelessness. Panelists Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski, Jr., Rev. Dr. S. Todd Yeary and Dr. Lisa Cooper will start the first of many conversations. Participants include a cross-section of faith and community-based, education, business, health care, government, law enforcement and philanthropic leaders.

  • The first session in this two-part series will focus on addressing racial inequities in the response stages of COVID-19
  • Panelists will discuss how racial inequities experienced by distressed populations of color (especially those experiencing homelessness) are exacerbated as a result of COVID-19
  • Followed by Q&A