Health Equity: The Urgency of Now Part III: Economic Inequity – The Urgency of Closing the Gap

Aug 27, 2020 10:00AM—11:00AM




Health Equity: The Urgency of Now: Is a five part series designed to increase participant awareness and understanding of the critical social determinants of health focusing on existing economic inequity in both urban and rural communities exacerbated by COVID-19, racial equity, and unemployment. Speakers will share how economic inequity impact all Georgians, and will discuss policy recommendations to mitigate these impacts.

Moderated by: Maria Thacker Goethe, CEO of Center for Global Health Innovation


  • Sandra Barnhill, CEO of Foreverfamily, Inc.
    -Co-presenter: Marilynn Wynn, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Women on the Rise
  • Erin Hernandez, President/CEO of Northwest GA Regional Cancer Coalition
  • Ray Khalfani, Research Associate at Georgia Budget and Policy Institute