Our View from the Frontlines:
What are the Gaps Between
and Practice During this Pandemic?
FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2021 at 1:00 PM
Our View from the Frontlines is a series Front and Centered is launching about the intersection of equity and environmental justice.
Join the third of three conversations about how the pandemic has exacerbated the inequities of community health and wellbeing for frontline communities statewide. What are the insights about the impacts beyond King County, especially impacts on Indigenous and Pacific Islander community members who have also been?
COVID19 continues to impact our lives in a multitude of ways, and Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color are often the frontline communities who are experiencing disproportionate rates of exposure, infection, death, and overall disruption to their lives. How and why did we get here? And what are frontline communities doing to pivot during this exceptional time of need?
PART 3 - Friday, April 9, 2021 at 1:00 PM
- Dr. Cristina Toledo Cornell is a multilingual physician with health equity and global health interests and serves as the Public Health Director of the Lummi Tribal Health Center.
- Victor Rodriguez is a Program Manager with the Tacoma Pierce County Public Health and has deep experience in community organizing, social work, and youth and family public health issues.
- Mia McFarland is a Community Outreach Coordinator from the Pacific Islander Health Board with a background in equitable urban planning.