Please join us for the Department of Pediatrics 2023-2024 Academic Year Grand Rounds on Wednesday, December 6, 2023,
Historic and persistent inequities compound jeopardy for Black children and other children of color. From COVID-19 to climate change to economic crises, Black children experience the trauma of racism even before they are born, and are confronted throughout their lives by a system designed not to support them. We can build a new future: one that embraces systems that enable us to all share in abundance and thrive together, supporting all children’s futures. Join this discussion on children’s environmental health equity and climate justice to hear speakers explore how systemic racism across sectors impacts the health and wellness of Black children and how we can pave a way to racial healing and justice.
This meeting will bring together academic, government, and community partners to share research findings, discuss the use of