Build Internal Infrastructure to Advance Health Equity

Webinar //


Nov 16 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST


Join the first of a four-part webinar series on Advancing Health Equity in Local Health Departments

This webinar will cover:

  • Why building internal infrastructure is key to advancing health equity.
  • How New York City is changing internal policies to address racism and structural oppression.
  • How Rhode Island is braiding together various sources of funding and mobilizing data to build capacity.
  • How the National Collaborative for Health Equity is helping health departments prioritize upstream policy change.
  • Resources to help your health department build internal infrastructure to advance health equity.


  • Linda Rae Murray, National Collaborative for Health Equity Advisor, Former Cook County Chief Medical Officer and Former APHA President
  • Rebekah Gowler, Director of Health Equity Capacity Development, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Deborah Garneau, Co-Director, Health Equity Institute, Rhode Island Department of Health
  • Lili Farhang, Facilitator, Co-Director, Human Impact Partners

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