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Ensuring Equity in COVID-19 Decision Making: Equity Lens Tool for Health Departments

URL 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bCccnSpyic

Date Developed: 01/21/2021. Source: Human Impact Partners and Big Cities Health Coalition. Presenter(s): Lili Farhang, Heather Jue Northover, and Gretchen Musicant. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation

Recording of January 11, 2021 webinar where Human Impact Partners and Big Cities Health Coalition discuss their tool to support health departments in addressing equity in COVID-19 response. Featuring Lili Farhang, Co-Director, Human Impact Partners, Heather Jue Northover, Director, Center for Health Equity, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, and Gretchen Musicant, Commissioner, City of Minneapolis Health Department.

Learning Objectives

• Reenergize the practice of applying an equity lens in COVID-19 decision making.

• Assess how decisions will be experienced by specific communities and ensure these decisions work for the people most impacted.

• Learn an approach for engaging with and remaining accountable to communities historically disenfranchised from decision making.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.