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Health Justice: Empowering Public Health and Advancing Health Equity 2018 National Public Health Law Conference The City Project October 4-6

The 2018 National Public Health Law Conference‘s theme is “Health Justice: Empowering Public Health and Advancing Health Equity” in Phoenix, AZ.

“Neighborhoods Matter: Using Law to Improve Communities through Access to Transportation, Green Spaces, and Stable and Healthy Housing” will include:

  • Robert García, The City Project, on Civil Rights and Environmental Justice
  • Andrew Campbell, Program Manager of Policy Surveillance Program, Center for Public Health Law Research, Temple University, on Legal Epidemiology and Law Mapping
  • Ayanna Jones-Lightsy, Staff Attorney, Atlanta Volunteer Neighbors Program, on Housing
  • Moderator: Kerri Lowrey, Deputy Director and Director of Grants and Research at the Network for Public Health Law, Eastern Region Office

The panel is Friday, Oct 5, 1:30 PM-2:45 PM.

Attorneys from from multiple disciplines will have a round table conversation on health justice on Thursday, Oct 4, over lunch.

The 2018 National Public Health Law Conference brings together public health, equity, legal, and policy experts from around the country to develop strategies to protect the health of our communities and most vulnerable populations. The Network for Pubic Health Law and the American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics are the organizers.