2021 Events

Candid Conversations: COVID-19 & The Black and African American Community… What’s Next?

April 4, 2021

The California Department of Public Health, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation, Vaccinate All 58, and California Black Health Network presented ā€œCandid Conversations: COVID-19 & The Black and African American Community… What’s Next?ā€, a virtual town hall meeting featuring guest panelists Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, Surgeon General for the State of California; Dr. Oliver T. Brooks, chief medical officer at Watts Healthcare Corporation (Los Angeles); Dr. David Tom Cooke, FACS, associate professor and chief, division of general thoracic surgery at UC Davis Health (Sacramento); and Rhonda M. Smith, executive director at California Black Health Network (Sacramento).

The Impact of ACES on Black Maternal Health

March 20, 2021

This event focused on effective approaches to address the needs of Black pregnant women, the impact of ACES, and its association with maternal health and poor birth outcomes for Black women, Medi-Cal recipients, and others. This event is designed for all health care providers across California who are interested in learning about the importance of and the role of ACES screening in addressing and improving Black Maternal Health and Infant Mortality outcomes.

2020 Events

Your Health, Your Vote

October 29, 2020

A dynamic panel discussion focused on protecting our health, our healthcare, and our lives. The objective is to educate, encourage, and empower all of us to take action regarding our health, healthcare, and our future. Attendees will learn and discuss what is at stake regarding our healthcare in the upcoming election, and what we all can do to protect our health and our healthcare.

Achieving Black Health Equity and Covid-19

April 27, 2020

California Black Health Network, Senator Holly J. Mitchell and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science for a virtual town hall meeting on Achieving Black Health Equity and COVID-19. COVID-19 has highlighted the health disparities that historically has plagued our communities. The lack of resources and funding is an ongoing issue that creates barriers to move the needle. Join us for an honest and results focused conversation with industry experts we continue to build the Black Health Agenda.