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Police & Community Relations: How Local Public Health Can Help Bridge the Gap
Join live webcast, Thursday, July 9, 8:45 am - 10:15 am

As the nation witnesses increasing police violence in communities of color, it is imperative that public health engages in a critical dialogue on its proper role. This session will explore why police violence is a public health issue connected to broader structural racism across all institutions, and what public health practitioners need to do differently to ensure that it does not continue.

  • Moderator: LaMar Hasbrouck, MD, MPH, Executive Director, NACCHO
  • Leana S. Wen, MD, MSc, FAAEM, Health Commissioner, Baltimore City
  • Jasmine D. Graves, MPH, Special Assistant, Office of the Commissioner Associate, DOHMH
  • Jeffrey Blackwell, Chief of Police, Cincinnati, OH