Please join Trust for America’s Health, American Public Health Association, NAACP, the National Black Nurses Association, the National Collaborative for Health Equity, and the National Medical Association on July 30, 2020 at 2:00 pm ET for a congressional briefing titled, Ending the Triple Pandemic: Advancing Racial Equity by Promoting Health, Economic Opportunity and Criminal Justice Reform. The briefing will discuss the disproportionate health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Black community and other communities of color, and how structural racism drives systemic inequities in health, the economy, and criminal justice. The session will also highlight policy recommendations to move the nation toward equitable opportunity and racial justice. 

Presenters

The Honorable Representative Robin Kelly (D-IL-2)

Congresswoman

U.S. House of Representatives

Since being elected to serve the 2nd Congressional District in 2013, she has worked to expand economic opportunity, community wellness, and public safety across the state, championing numerous initiatives to generate job growth, reduce health disparities, and end gun violence. 

Congresswoman Kelly is a Member of the House Energy and…

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Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD

Senior Fellow

Satcher Health Leadership Institute

Atlanta, GA

  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD just completed her tenure as the 2019-2020 Evelyn Green Davis Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University and is a Past President of the American Public Health Association (2015-2016).

She is a family physician and epidemiologist whose work focuses on…

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Derrick Johnson

President and CEO

NAACP

Baltimore, MD

A longstanding member and leader of the NAACP, Derrick Johnson is guiding the Association through a period of re-envisioning and reinvigoration.

Born in Detroit, Mr. Johnson attended Tougaloo College in Jackson, MS. He then continued onto Houston, TX to receive his JD from the South Texas College of Law. In…

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Trevon Logan, PhD

Hazel C. Youngberg Distinguished Professor of Economics

Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

  • Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences , Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Dr. Trevon D. Logan graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He went on to receive two master’s degrees demography and economics and his doctoral degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Logan is an internationally recognized scholar in economic demography,…

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Moderator

J. Nadine Gracia, MD, MSCE

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Trust for America’s Health

Washington, DC

J. Nadine Gracia, MD, MSCE Dr. J. Nadine Gracia is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at TFAH, where she works in partnership with the president and CEO to develop and implement strategic policy priorities, and manages TFAH’s core business functions and internal operations. She has extensive leadership and…

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