California Black Health Network (CBHN) is hosting the virtual Sacramento Black Health Agenda session on Aug 11th

The California Black Health Network (CBHN) is hosting the virtual Sacramento Black Health Agenda session in Sacramento on August 11. This is a special session is for the Sacramento community and is designed to tackle specific health disparities affecting the local Black community. Community and stakeholder input and voice are key to discussing issues relevant to the current State of Black Health and instrumental in the process of advancing health equity for Black Californians in Sacramento, and on a statewide basis.

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The event is separated into two parts:

  • Part I (10a – 1p PST): Keynote speakers and panelists will discuss the state of Black Health in multiple focus areas that historically have high disparities including Maternal Health, COVID-19, and Mental Health.
  • Part II (2 – 4:30p PST): During Part II, you and fellow stakeholders will have the opportunity to discuss your views and experiences within Sacramento. These discussions are meant to form partnerships to take concrete action during our next event: The BHA Collective Impact Meetings. Please choose which open forum listening session you would like to join during registration.

We are excited to announce that Dr. Brittany Chambers, Dr. Flojaune Cofer, Dr. Kristee Haggins, Dr. Nate Allen, Rashid Sidqe, and Dr. Stacy Walton have just been confirmed as speakers for this event. More speakers and panelist will be announced soon. This virtual community Stakeholder Event and your voice and perspective are essential in informing the current state of Black health in Sacramento and what we can do together to advance Black health equity.

The Black Health Agenda is a critical component of the Campaign for Black Health Equity, a three-year initiative that aims to close the gap in disparities and improve the life expectancy of African Americans and Black Immigrants in California. The Black Health Agenda process, when completed, will include a strategy and plan to address health disparities both in Sacramento County and on a statewide basis to advance health equity and improve health outcomes for Black Californians.