[act-ma] 3/28: Housing Justice & Health Equity Panel at BU

Nilagia McCoy nilagia at gmail.com
Thu Mar 14 07:54:06 PDT 2019

Housing Justice and Health Equity: How Health Systems and Social Work Can
Prevent Eviction and Displacement

Thursday, March 28, 2019
5:30-7:00 pm
Boston University College of Arts and Sciences
725 Commonwealth Ave, Room B12

Access to adequate, affordable housing is essential for improving health
outcomes. This event will highlight the intersection of housing justice and
health, with a focus on the opportunity for health systems and social
workers to work together with community organizations to advocate and drive
change to keep people in their homes.


   - Thea James, VP of Mission and Associate Chief Medical Officer, Boston
   Medical Center
   - Gabrielle Rene, Staff Organizer, City Life/Vida Urbana
   - Noemi Rodriguez, Leadership Team Member, City Life/Vida Urbana
   - Dawn Belkin Martinez, Clinical Associate Professor, Boston University
   School of Social Work, moderator

The first half will be focused on panelists’ experiences in the field and
the second half will be a moderated panel discussion with Q&A from the
audience. 1.5 free Social Work CEUs available.

This event is free but registration is required:

Part of the Social Work & Health Equity Speaker Series presented by the Center
for Innovation in Social Work & Health <https://ciswh.org/> at Boston
University School of Social Work.

Nilagia McCoy

Communications Manager, Center for Innovation in Social Work & Health
Boston University School of Social Work

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