Long-standing systemic health and social inequities have been exacerbated by COVID-19 and severely impacted many racial and ethnic minority groups. Farajii Muhammad, host of For the Culture with Farajii on WEAA 88.9, moderates a discussion on the underlying factors that cause these disparities and current local and national initiatives that address them.
Dr. Gregory Wm. Branch, director of Baltimore County Department of Health and Human Services;
Dr. Jin Joo, associate professor of Johns Hopkins University Division of Geriatric Psychiatry;
John Torsch, cofounder/director of Special Programs at Daniel Carl Torsch Foundation;
Kerry Graves, executive director of NAMI Metropolitan Baltimore;
Sharon McClernan, vice president of Clinical Integration at LifeBridge Health; and
Lawanda Williams, chief behavioral health officer at Health Care for the Homeless.
Presented by Baltimore County Public Library, Baltimore County Human Relations Commission, Baltimore County Department of Health and Baltimore County Office of Diversity and Equity.