What you will learn:

Racism and Health: Utilizing Antiracism Strategies to Foster Health Equity helps teams of health professionals uncover the trauma of racism and its impact on health outcomes, including:
  • Understanding racism, racialized health disparities, and their social, historical, and political causes
  • Recognizing racism as a fundamental cause of health disparities and exploring the pathways that connect racism to poor health outcomes
  • Exploring the core constructs of Critical Race Theory (CRT)
  • Applying principles of CRT and antiracism to health research and practice in order to learn ways we can actively mitigate the impact of racism on health outcomes
This workshop is unique for three reasons:
  1. We model inclusive conversations so that information and ideas flow freely, rather than the traditional top-down educational model.
  2. We engage participants using culturally relevant material. Stats come to life through real-world stories and perspectives.
  3. Each instructor is a public health professional with our own passions and personality. We bring our whole selves to the workshop and invite participants to do the same.

About the instructor:

Paulah (she/her) is a Detroit native with a passion for advancing the health of Black people both at home and abroad. She is a co-founder and the Director of Programs of BLKHLTH, an Atlanta-based nonprofit that utilizes core tenets of critical race theory and antiracism practices in trainings, research, events, and media to empower healthcare organizations and communities to resist systemic racism.

She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Global Health and Environment from the University of Michigan and a Master of Public Health degree in Health Policy and Management from Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health.

Paulah has trained healthcare workers in Kenya, Nigeria, Cambodia, and Bangladesh in public health management and leadership, and she currently manages a national HIV program in South Africa that aims to improve the quality of HIV rapid testing. She also works on all things BLKHLTH, and especially enjoys the creative aspects related to curriculum development and social media strategy.

In her free time, Paulah creates digital illustrations and tries new foods from around the world.
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Suggested Length90 min
# of Employees250
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