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Housing is a Human Right

Webinar //


Oct 14 2020, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Webinar Recording:

Watch the webinar recording.

Download the presenters' slides (PDF):

Read the webinar transcript (PDF)


Continuing Education:

You can watch the webinar and earn continuing education credit for CPH, CHES, CME, and CNE. Purchase the entire series or individual webinars and earn up to nine CE credits.

Webinar Description:

The fifth webinar in APHA's Advancing Racial Equity series covered structural racism in housing.

  • Described the racist structures and policies that established housing inequality.
  • Discussed the health impacts of racism in housing on communities of color.
  • Highlighted pre- and post-COVID legislation related to housing.
  • Provided an advocate's perspective of ways to advance equity through housing at the city and state level.
 Kelly Hilovsky, Adrienne Todman, Kamilah Wood, Kim Johnson, Amelie Ramirez, Amina Kirk 


  • Kelly Hilovsky, MPH, Policy Fellow, Bloomberg American Health Initiative & APHA


  • Adrianne Todman, CEO, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials


  • Kamillah Wood, MD, MPH, FAAP, community pediatrician and former White House Fellow in the Obama administration
  • Kim Johnson, MPP, housing policy analyst, National Low Income Housing Coalition
  • Amelie G. Ramirez, DrPH, Director, Salud America! and Chair and Professor of Population Health Sciences and Director, Institute for Health Promotion Research, UT Health San Antonio 
  • Amina Kirk, JD, Senior Legal and Policy Advocate, Detroit People's Platform

The webinar was recorded and available for on-demand viewing on APHA’s website within a week of the live event. 

Webinar participants can earn 1.5 CPH, CME, CNE, or CHES continuing education credits.

Upcoming webinar topic

  • Environmental Racism

We encourage you to view webinars from the 2015 series The Impact of Racism on the Health and Well-Being of the Nation. Check out other APHA racism and health resources, including our popular book, Racism: Science & Tools for the Public Health Professional.

Questions? Contact the APHA Public Health Policy Center.