Road to Equity Symposium: Addressing Health Equity and Achieving Restorative Justice
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The symposium, which marks the conclusion of the Johns Hopkins Just Us Dialogues webinar series, will seek to improve social justice and the health of American communities, especially the nation's most marginalized residents. The symposium will continue the conversations that have been ongoing since August and explore strategies to bring equality to America. Register on Eventbrite to attend.
The symposium will include remarks from Kevin Sowers, president of the Johns Hopkins Health System and executive vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine, and a keynote address from Andre Perry, a fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution.
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Discussions and Panelists
"The Path to Health Equity and Social Justice: Where Should We Begin, Where Should We Invest, Where Should We Go?" will begin at 1:05 p.m. and feature the following panelists:
- Alexandre White, an assistant professor in the Johns Hopkins Department of Sociology
- Keilah Jacques, an instructor in the Johns Hopkins Department of Health, Behavior and Society
- Rachel Thornton, an associate professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
- Tanjala Purnell (moderator), as assistant professor in the departments of Epidemiology; Health, Behavior and Society; and Health Policy and Management
"Restorative Justice: Repairing Harm, Finding Balance, Building Hope" will take place at 2 p.m. and feature the following panelists:
- Wes Moore, author, social entrepreneur, and CEO at Robin Hood
- Hahrie Han, inaugural director of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins and a professor of political science
- Nita Mosby Tyler, chief catalyst and founder of The Equity Project
- Marissa McKeever (moderator), director of Government and Community Affairs at Sibley Memorial Hospital
"Protecting Our Youth: Confronting Society's Role in the Harmonious Development of Adolescents, Part 2" will take place at 3 p.m. and feature the following panelists:
- Brian Sims, associate professor and chair in the Department of Psychology at Florida A&M University and executive director of Jomoworks
- Hon. Martin P. Welch, retired judge of the Baltimore City Circuit Court
- Vanya Jones, associate professor in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society at Johns Hopkins University
- Nancy Blackwell, executive director of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute
- Michelle Spencer (moderator), associate director of the Bloomberg American Health Initiative at Johns Hopkins
Who can attend?
- General public