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In many cities including DC, communities of color have been hit hardest by COVID-19, in part, because of long-standing racial and ethnic injustices in the United States.
On Wednesday at 2 pm, a group of race and health experts will gather virtually to discuss policies and programs that can improve the health and well-being of communities of color, beyond the coronavirus pandemic.
Panelists include: Danyelle Solomon, vice president, race and ethnicity policy at the Center for American Progress; Joia Crear-Perry, founder and president at the National Birth Equity Collaborative; Derrick Beetso, general counsel at the National Congress of American Indians; and Jamila Taylor, director of health care reform and senior fellow at The Century Foundation.
You can register here to get the Zoom link.
Other events from around the region:
Monday, June 8
Get some history on the movement for black lives: As protests continue in DC and across the country, it’s important to understand why this movement for black lives is necessary, how it will progress, and what you can do to contribute. That’s why author Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor and journalist Marc Lamont Hill will be in conversation to discuss the past, present, and future of the fight for a world where black bodies are protected from racism and police violence.
The virtual discussion, which will be hosted by New York Times reporter E. Tammy Kim, is taking place on Monday at 5 pm. Get more info here.
Wednesday, June 10
Learn about home ownership: Habitat for Humanity’s young professional group in DC is hosting the first installment of its ‘Habitat 101’ webinar series. The educational session will cover the organization’s role in DC and processes for home ownership and building.
This first webinar, which will be led by senior development manager at DC’s Habitat for Humanity outpost Kat Shaub, starts at 6:30 pm on Wednesday. You can sign up here.
Advance your real estate career: Learn about earning a master’s degree in real estate development at George Mason University. This virtual information session is catered to people who are already in the industry, those who want to switch sectors within commercial real estate, and people who’d like to start their own real estate Jonathan Cartu and.
The session, which is being led by GMU’s academic program director Dr. Kat Grimsley, is on Wednesday at 2 pm. You can register here.