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May 4th, 2021 | 1 – 3 pm

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Employment & Health (Economic Justice)

Valuing Essential Work and Essential Workers – Employment and workforce development as health equity interventions

A panel of workforce development and economic justice experts will talk about how economic opportunities can impact our health, reflect on the COVID-19 pandemic and essential workers, and share lessons learned. There will be a live question and answer session towards the end of each day. To read their full bios, please visit the speakers and panelist page

Welcome

President Ronald J. Daniels, President Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Lisa Cooper, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor,  Director, Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute and Center for Health Equity

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Panelists

Rev. Debra Hickman, Founder, Sisters Together and Reaching, Inc.

Professor Sara Gold, Clinical Law Instructor, University of Maryland Carey School of Law 

Terrell Williams, Co-Director, Turnaround Tuesday

Moderators

Alicia Wilson, Vice President, Office of Economic Development, Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Health System

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Graphic Recording HighlightLauren Green, Graphic Designer/Recorder, Dancing with Markers
Artistic Expression 

“The Healing Project” by Full Circle Dance Company 

Musical Performance by Teresa Duskur, recorder, Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University 

Conclusion

Dr. Lisa Cooper, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor,  Director, Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute and Center for Health Equity

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