Advancing Health Equity Through Advocacy, Policy Discussed in Webinar

The MHA Keystone Center and the Michigan Public Health Institute are hosting a webinar series to provide an in-depth look at efforts to address healthcare disparities in Michigan and highlight areas of opportunity.

The next webinar, Paving the Road to Health Equity: Advocacy and Policy, will occur from 10 to 11 a.m. Oct. 21 and feature proposed legislation and regulations related to health equity within Michigan. Participants will learn how to engage in the advocacy realm, the best way to reach out to lawmakers and the important role individual citizens have on the grassroots level. Registration for this event is free.

The series concludes with a virtual Health Equity Summit Nov. 3, which will feature Kevin Ahmaad Jenkins, PhD, a renowned advocate against racism and its effect on public health and breaking the social stigmas relating to racial injustice in healthcare. Registration and additional information are available in the event flyer.

Members with questions may contact the MHA Keystone Center.