This 90-minute webinar featured subject matter experts from local government who shared Information on the disparate impact of COVID-19 on Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities and the longstanding racial disparities that have led to systemic and structural inequity.
Leon Andrews, Director, National League of Cities Race, Equity, and Leadership Initiative, (REAL), Washington, DC
Rita Soler Ossolinski, National League of Cities Race, Equity, and Leadership Initiative, Program Director, (REAL), Washington, DC
Brion Oaks, Chief Equity Officer, City of Austin, Texas
Serena Cruz, Executive Director, Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation / Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center, Hillsboro, Oregon
Dr. Marie Peoples, Deputy County Manager, Coconino County, Arizona
This webinar, hosted by ICMA, was developed in partnership with National Association of County Administrators (NACA), National League of Cities: Race, Equity And Leadership (NLC REAL), National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA), Local Government Hispanic Network (LGHN), and International Network of Asian Public Administrators (I-NAPA).
PowerPoint Slides presentation that accompanied the July 16 Webinar: The Two Pandemics: Systemic Racism and COVID-19