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Community of Practice on Homelessness: A COVID-19 Response

09.17.20

When: Thursday, September 17, 1:30 p.m.

Where: Online, please pre-register here

What: Addressing Housing Inequities, Race, and Health, with a special focus on eviction prevention advocacy. Panelists Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott, Attorney, Human Right to Housing Project, Public Justice Center Charisse Lue, Health Officer and Director of The Baltimore County Department of Health Dr. Gregory William Branch and President and CEO, Health Care for the Homeless Kevin Lindamood will continue these important conversations.

  • This session will briefly assess and explain how housing inequities (stemming from structural racism) for distressed populations of color are exacerbated by COVID-19
  • We'll explore how we can individually and collectively mitigate the negative consequences of evictions and dive into the connection between housing inequities and negative health outcomes
  • Panelists will discuss the need to abandon “status quo/business as usual” systems, policies and practices that perpetuate housing inequities