Future Cities - Turning Cities of Dreams into Reality
September 14 - 18
Sarah will join the panel Raising the Standard of Care, which will explore how city governments can promote equitable access that improves health, wellness, and safety outcomes. The panel will be on Tuesday, September 15, at 2:20 pm EDT / 11:20 am PDT.
Greg will join the panel What's in a Zip Code? to talk about how cities can actualize a future in which access to affordable housing intersects with strong public health, economic development, transit, and citizen services. That panel will be on Tuesday, September 15, at 12:45 pm EDT / 9:45 am PDT.
Registration information and full agenda details are available at Future Cities.
Preemption, Public Health, and Equity in the Time of COVID-19
September 16, 1:15 pm EDT / 10:15 am PDT
Senior attorney Derek Carr will be presenting on preemption at the 2020 Public Health Law Virtual Summit: COVID-19 Response and Recovery. This virtual two-day summit will examine key issues surfaced by the pandemic and paths forward to more effective and equitable response and recovery efforts.
Derek will join Kim Haddow, Ben Winig, and Lindsey Wiley on the Federalism & Preemption panel in discussing their chapters from the Pandemic Policy Playbook: Assessing Legal Responses to COVID-19.
View the full schedule of sessions and registration details.
Early Care and Education and Children's Emotional Health
September 17, 2 pm EDT / 11 am PDT
Senior attorney Alexis Etow will be participating in the Innovation, Equity and Exploration webinar series hosted by Voices for Healthy Kids. This is a four-part series showcasing results from work group and coalition collaborations that focused on how to create healthier lives for all children.
Alexis will present on findings and policy recommendations from a year-long work group that ChangeLab Solutions led on policy recommendations for promoting social, emotional, and mental health in school and early learning environments. She will be joined by colleagues from Child Care Aware of America, National Head Start Association, and Public Health Law Center.
Health Justice: Engaging Critical Perspectives in Health Law and Policy
October 2, 12:30 pm EDT / 9:30 a.m. PDT
In partnership with the Health Law and Policy Program at American University Washington College of Law and the Institute for Healing Justice and Equity at Saint Louis University, ChangeLab Solutions is convening advocates and stakeholders from the fields of public health, law, health care, and advocacy to share diverse perspectives; build community power; and foster theory, practice, and action on key issues in health justice.
ChangeLab Solutions CEO Sarah de Guia will deliver welcoming remarks alongside Lindsay F. Wiley, Director of the Health Law and Policy Program and Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law, and Ruqaiijah Yearby, Executive Director and Co-Founder, Institute for Healing Justice and Equity and Professor of Law, St. Louis University School of Law. Registration is free but required.