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DIALOGUE AND CONVERSATION SERIES: Race-based Mental Health Disparities in DC

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

- Free

Being healthy is a right not a privilege. All too often, though, people of color find that their access to healthcare is not the same as it is for people who are white. While some of these disparities can be attributed to income, others are likely based on racial differences. People of color may not have the political clout to advocate for themselves, so services for them can be restricted or curtailed.

On October 19, four speakers will discuss their view of the status of mental healthcare disparity in the District today, who it affects, and why it matters. We then look forward to a lively conversation, moderated by Jayne O’Donnell, Health Reporter for USA Today, about how we can raise the bar for better healthcare, especially behavioral healthcare, in our community.

We hope you’ll join the conversation, become an ally for change, and make a difference in our city!

Moderator
Jayne O’Donnell
, Healthcare Policy Reporter, USA Today

Speakers
Michael Burt
, QI Director and Team Leader, McClendon Center
Michaela Nicholson,
Howard University

Stay tuned for more updates!

This event is FREE – please register by clicking on the button below:

Eventbrite - Dialogue & Conversation: What’s Happening with Behavioral Health in DC

Details

Date:
October 19
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Busboys and Poets
1025 5th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Phone:
202-789-2227
Website:
http://www.busboysandpoets.com/