Look Back on SDOH 2022
What does a community's political and civic activity say about its overall health?
Speakers and participants explored this question and more during the 2022 Social Determinants of Health Symposium "Don't Talk About It, Be About It: How Civic Participation and Political Engagement Can Impact Health Within Your Community" on May 4, 2022.
Missed the symposium or want to revisit some of your favorite events? Check out the videos below to hear from this year's speakers and panelists.
- Moment of Mindfulness, Grounding, and Setting Intentions for the Day
- Sunil Kumar, PhD, MSc, Provost and Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs
- Senator Cory V. McCray
- Fireside Chat “Giving Power Back to the People: Reengaging Our Communities for Political Change”
- Healing Artistic Events and Call to Action
- Panel Discussion: Linking Civic Participation to Health, Health Equity, and How it Improves Health and Social Determinants of Health
Community Partners and Artistic Performers
To learn more about our community partners and to experience the work of some our artistic performers, please visit our YouTube channel.
We also invite you to read more about some of our community partners. Click the articles below for more information.
Innovative Advocate for the Homeless
Web Profile - LaQuida ChanceyRead the Full Article
Web Profile – The Voltrinas & “Walk With A Doc”Read the Full Article
Making Broadband a Human Right
Web Profile – Jonathan MooreRead the Full Article
The conversation doesn't end now that the symposium is over! We highly encourage you to continue to engage with local organizations that are working to improve the health of our community via civic participation and political engagement.
- League of Women Voters of Baltimore City
- No Boundaries Coalition
- Black Girls Vote
- Greater Baltimore Urban League
- International Arts + Mind Lab
- Everything You Need to Vote
- Register to vote
- Check your registration status
- Get your absentee ballot
- Fast, free, easy, secure, nonpartisan
- Get Out The Vote
- A voter education and engagement initiative by Sistas of the “T”, Baltimore Safe Haven, Baltimore City LGBTQ Affairs in the Office of the Mayor, FreeState Justice, and the Enoch Pratt Free Library.
- Civic Health Month
- Better health begins when every citizen has a voice in the public policy decisions that affect their wellbeing. Over 200 hospitals, healthcare associations, and civic engagement organizations unite to celebrate Civic Health Month in August.