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Safer Communities through Racial Justice: Coordinated Virtual Action
Start Date: 10/26/2020Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 10/26/2020End Time: 5:30 PM

Event Description
Join the Dornsife School of Public Health during the American Public Health Association annual meeting to take action in support of local and national campaigns that are creating community safety by advocating for divestment from mass punishment, detainment, and incarceration and investment in thriving communities and racial justice.
During this virtual event, you’ll have the opportunity to take action via social media, emails, texts, and other types of online engagement. And you’ll learn about how you can get involved in the growing national movement to reimagine and redesign community safety through racial justice.

Speakers include:
-Greg Jackson, Jr., National Advocacy Director, Community Justice Action Fund
-Sari Bilick, Senior Public Health Organizer, Human Impact Partners, coordinator of Public Health Awakened
-Quaniqua N. Carthan-Love, Director of Planning & Programs, Cities United
-Chrissie Juliano, Executive Director, Big Cities Health Coalition
-Brian Malte, Executive Director, Hope and Heal Fund: The Fund to Stop Gun Violence in California
-Reggie Moore, Director, Office of Violence Prevention, Milwaukee Health Department
-Kanwarpal Dhaliwal, Associate Director, RYSE Youth Center
-Erin Fairchild, Violence Prevention & Interventions Systems Manager, Multnomah County Public Health Division: Prevention & Health Promotion
-Dr. Howard Pinderhughes, Professor, Social Behavioral Sciences, University of California at San Francisco, Brotherhood of Elders Network Leadership Council member

Sponsors: APHA’s Community Health Planning and Policy Development section, APHA’s Maternal and Child Health Section, APHA’s Intersectional Gun Violence Prevention Working Group, Prevention Institute, Community Justice Action Fund, Human Impact Partners, the Dornsife School of Public Health and the Brotherhood of Elders Network.

Please register or sign up to volunteer

Everyone who registers for the event will receive event log-in information and an action toolkit.
** Please note you do NOT have to be registered for the annual meeting to attend this event. Feel free to distribute to interested partners and colleagues.

To co-sponsor the action, contact Amy Carroll-Scott, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Community Health & Prevention, and Co-Lead, Policy & Community Engagement Core, Urban Health Collaborative, at amycarrollscott.apha@gmail.com.
Contact Information:
Name: Amy Carroll-Scott
Email: amycarrollscott.apha@gmail.com
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