Episode 3: Policy Solutions to Address Systemic Racism in Education
How does education policy connect to today’s broader conversation about racism as a public health crisis?
What are some examples of antiracist policies and practices in education settings?
Register for episode 3, Policy Solutions to Address Systemic Racism in Education, which will take place on Wednesday, April 28, 11:30am-1:00 pm PT / 2:30-4:00pm ET. In episode 3 of our virtual discussion series Uprooting the Structural Drivers of Health Inequities, panelists will discuss examples of intersectionality in developing antiracist policies and practices for grades K–12, with a focus on race, gender, and disability. Together, they will envision a new agenda for public health law that recognizes the fundamental importance of education policies that oppose racism and promote health equity.
- Alexis Etow, managing director at ChangeLab Solutions (moderator)
- Thalia González, associate professor at Occidental College and senior scholar at Georgetown University Law Center
- Kristen Harper, director of policy and outreach at Child Trends
- Charlene Russell-Tucker, acting commissioner of the Connecticut State Department of Education
- Ingrid Canady, executive director of the State Education Resource Center
- Ben Cairns, principal of Lake County High School