Commemorating Juneteenth: A Journey to Equity

Join ASTHO on June 16, 2022, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. ET for a webinar highlighting the importance for public health to commemorate Juneteenth in the effort to heal relationships and achieve health equity among the Black community.

The featured speakers will discuss the connection between racism and the impact on public health. Ms. Opal Lee, the “Grandmother of Juneteenth,” will share her journey advocating to make Juneteenth a national holiday and Arthur R. James, MD, a retired obstetrician, gynecologist, and pediatrician will highlight the legacy of racial injustice to the health inequities we experience today.