Intersection of race, ethnicity and disability: The merits of a fully inclusive and informed public health discourse
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Diversity and culture
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related public policy
Discuss how race, ethnicity and disability intersect and compound negative health outcomes. Compare health outcomes among different racial groups. Identify disparities related to race and ethnicity as illustrated through Community Based Participatory Action Research. Describe how a minority run Independent Living Center utilizes its multicultural community strengths.
Keyword(s): Disability, Minority Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Co-Chair of One Care Implementation Council, Certified Peer Specialist, Muliticultural Advisory Group for DMH, and peer with lived-experience from mental illness who managed Central Mass Recovery Learning Community in 2007 and MPOWER skilled in consumer advocacy, use of the recovery model and peer support to move peers towards self-determination while improving access for minority groups to reduce health disparities.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.