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(BPRW) CBCF presents the “Policy for the People” Virtual Summit Series

Set for February 18 – Register Today

(Black PR Wire) The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) presents “Policy for the People” Virtual Summit Series,  a two-part Health Equity Summit on February 18.

Explore the many challenges affecting the physical and mental health of Black people around the nation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Part One: Understanding the Impact of the COVID-19 Vaccine on the Black Community

February 18, 2021 10-11AM EST

 

Black people are 3.7 times more likely to be hospitalized and faced a 2.8 higher mortality rate from COVID 19 compared to their white counterparts. (CDC, 11.30.2020) 

This session will tackle important questions related to the coronavirus vaccine including: who will the vaccine protect, why should the vaccine be trusted, and how will our community overcome this pandemic.

Part Two: Mental Health Realities for Black America

February 18, 2021 2-3PM EST

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, along with intense race relations and crippling economic instability, has created many physical and mental health challenges for people around the nation and revealed major disparities for Black Americans.

This session will discuss the ways the traumatic events of 2020 have influenced how Black people take care of their mental health. 

This is presented by Johnson & Johnson. To register, click here:  https://cbcf.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_W8DXQgjFSwCKAIhg5aPHUw

Engage. Ask Questions. Empower Others.

#POLICYFORTHEPEOPLE

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