Georges Benjamin, Margaret Huang, Aqueela Sherrills and Patrice Harris

Annual Meeting


Closing General Session: Combatting extremism and finding a path forward
by

Melanie Padgett Powers

on

October 28, 2020

“It will be about truth telling. It will be about healing…and then we can get to transformation.”
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Annual Meeting / Coronavirus / Climate Change / Health Equity / Environment


Addressing the trauma of co-occurring crises
by

Louise Dettman

on

October 28, 2020

Activists from the front lines of environmental justice share their experiences.
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Annual Meeting


Free school meals lead to better student health and learning
by

Mark Barna

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October 28, 2020

Research finds higher attendance, science scores tied to free meals.
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Annual Meeting


Disparities persist in insurance coverage, source of care
by

Kailey Shanks

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October 28, 2020

Hispanic Americans still most likely to lack health insurance.
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Annual Meeting / Infectious Disease


Public health already preparing for the next pandemic
by

Aaron Warnick

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October 28, 2020

Partnerships between public health, agriculture key to detecting the next novel virus.
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Annual Meeting


Denying abortion services harms women
by

Kim Krisberg

on

October 28, 2020

Landmark Turnaway Study finds abortion does not harm women. But denial of abortion does.
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Annual Meeting


Pandemic increases fear, social isolation among people living with HIV
by

Melanie Padgett Powers

on

October 28, 2020

Targeting stress could help address pandemic-related depression and loneliness.

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