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New York Fellows Luncheon

  • When: January 28, 2020, 12–2 pm
  • Where: Office of WLRK, 51 W 52nd Street, FL 28, New York, NY

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"The Civil Rights of Health: A New Approach to Structural Discrimination"

Featuring:
Angela P. Harris
2019-20 William H. Neukom Fellows Research Chair in Diversity and Law, American Bar Foundation;
Professor Emerita, UC Davis School of Law

An emerging literature on “social determinants of health” reveals that subordination is a major driver of public health disparities. This research facilitates a powerful new alliance between public health and civil rights advocates to promote the “civil rights of health.” Understanding health intervention as a matter of justice and civil rights could strengthen public health advocacy. And understanding social injustice as a health issue as well as a moral issue could reinvigorate civil rights advocacy. Professor Harris' research shows that a “civil rights of health” initiative, built on a “health justice” framework, can help educate policymakers and the public and reduce or eliminate unjust health disparities.

Lunch Available at 12:00 p.m.
Presentation to commence at 12:30 p.m.

Office of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
51 West 52nd Street, 28th Floor
New York, NY

The Fellows gratefully recognize:

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