A free public Healing Racism forum, “Race and Health in
The forum will offer ideas concerning the complex issues surrounding health inequities and how health disparities continue to impact the quality and duration of one’s life. The panel will discuss the concept of “ethnostress” and how it impacts people of color.
Panel members include RJ Shannon, Arizona Department of Health Services; Dr. Rodgers M. Wilson, Arizona Department of Health Services; Dr. Manuel Medina, TERROS; and a representative from
Jacque Starks, diversity coordinator for the Employee and Organizational Learning Team, Maricopa County Community College District, and Ginny Belousek, diversity specialist for the city of
The event, part of an ongoing Healing Racism series of community conversations that explores various aspects of race and racism, is hosted by the Phoenix Human Relations Commission, Arizona State University, Maricopa County Community College District, Maricopa County Diversity Office and city of Tempe.
For more information or to request disability accommodations, call 480-350-8979. To RSVP call 480-731-8211 or visit www.maricopa.edu/diversity/calendar/healing_racism_reg_form.html.