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In honor of National Minority Health Month, NACHC welcomed civil rights leaders from the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), UnidosUS and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to discuss how health centers have played a lead role in bringing healthcare to vulnerable communities. Community Health Centers were born out of the Civil Rights Movement. The idea that we could fight poverty and empower communities with health and opportunity came from visionary community activists and reform-minded physicians. Today health equity remains a top priority for our country.

Watch the discussion to hear ideas about how health centers can lead our nation out of the COVID-19 pandemic and into the future with a more equitable healthcare system. Listen to this discussion as a podcast.

Featured Speakers: 

Jeff Caballero, Executive Director, AAPCHO  

Dr. Marjorie Innocent, Director, Learning and Impact, NAACP 

Janet MurguíaPresident and CEO, UnidosUS 

Tom VanCoverden, President and CEO, NACHC

Watch Video of the Discussion

This webinar is the third of our monthly webinars offered as part of our “Propelling Our Mission Forward in NACHC’s 50th Year” series. Stay tuned for details on upcoming webinars.

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