Advancing the conversation on health equity and climate change
Dr. Sacoby Wilson, Associate Professor at the University of Maryland and Director at the Community Engagement, Environmental Justice and Health Initiative and Nsedu Obot Witherspoon, MPH, Executive Director for the Children’s Environmental Health Network will present on how climate change is impacting children's health and how we can work together across institutions to protect the health of our communities in a changing climate.
The webinar will include discussion of:
- Climate impacts on housing, food access, and neighborhood safety that affect children’s health.
- Lessons from government and other partners fighting disasters (including COVID 19) concerning the health effects of climate change on children.
- Understanding and valuing grassroots community engagement and their role in protecting our families, especially children from the most vulnerable families.