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Annual Meeting / Climate Change


New framework advances justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in climate planning
by

Louise Dettman

on

October 27, 2020

“Ensure the voices of those most impacted by climate change are the foundation of adaptation activities.”
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Annual Meeting


Public health can help plan for wildfire response
by

Aaron Warnick

on

October 27, 2020

Year of widespread wildfires points to need for intervention plans.
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Annual Meeting


Authors of APHA Press advocacy book call public health to action
by

Mark Barna

on

October 27, 2020

“COVID sort of proved the need for the book.”
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Annual Meeting


Health communication key to preventing illness on college campuses
by

Kailey Shanks

on

October 27, 2020

Lessons on technology and messaging may also apply to COVID-19.
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Annual Meeting


Extreme heat, COVID-19 increase health dangers for U.S. farmworkers
by

Mark Barna

on

October 27, 2020

Strategies include better enforcement of worker protections, lowering fossil fuel emissions.
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Annual Meeting


Transgender youth of color more likely to use e-cigarettes
by

Melanie Padgett Powers

on

October 27, 2020

Researchers call on prevention campaigns to engage transgender youth.
Angela Blackwell, David Richards, Mona Hanna-Attisha, Tony Iton

Annual Meeting


Monday General Session: Deliberate racist policies harm all Americans
by

Melanie Padgett Powers

on

October 27, 2020

“We cannot be silent. We cannot be indifferent. We are in a moment of national reckoning, and we have to take advantage of this opportunity.”
Janessa Graves

Annual Meeting


Rural youth left without access to mental health care
by

Aaron Warnick

on

October 27, 2020

Even with expanded telehealth, rural communities still face barriers to access.
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Annual Meeting


Collaboration key to embedding equity into government work
by

Louise Dettman

on

October 27, 2020

California’s Capitol Collaborative on Race & Equity offers lessons learned.
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Annual Meeting


Geeks meet to talk gun violence
by

Mark Barna

on

October 27, 2020

“What is driving the presence of guns is fear of the other. That is at the heart of the gun violence.”
BMMA cheering black women

Annual Meeting / Health Equity


Want to dismantle Black maternal health disparities? Listen to Black women
by

Donya Currie

on

October 26, 2020

Session takes a look at causes and solutions of obstetric violence.

Maternal Infant Health and Opioid Use Visit AAP.org/NOWS

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