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A Covid19Black Regional Town Hall webinar

More than 700 people participated in our first regional virtual town hall meeting on July 30, where we heard from African American leaders of community organizations and public health departments from all around the Bay Area.

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Moderators:
Milan Balinton
Executive Director, African American Community Service Agency (AACSA) Family Resource Center (FRC) –FIRST 5 Santa Clara County

Selena Wilson
Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness, East Oakland Youth Development Center

Speakers:
André Chapman, M.A.

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Founder and CEO Unity Care – Founder, COVID19Black Initiative

Walter Wilson
CEO Silicon Valley Minority Business Consortium

Dr. Noha Aboelata
CEO at Roots Community Health Center

Rhonda McClinton- Brown
Branch Director, Healthy Communities Branch, County of Santa Clara, Public Health Dept.

Kimi Watkins-Tartt
Public Health Director, Alameda County Public Health Dept.

Dr. Ayanna Bennett
Incident Commander, San Francisco COVID Command Center at San Francisco Dept. of Public Health

La Roux Pendleton
Policy Director, Community Wellness, HOPE SF – Office of Mayor London N. Breed.

Shannan Moulton
Health Services Administrator at Contra Costa Health Services

Melissa Jones
Executive Director at Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiatives

Benita McLarin
Director, Health and Human Services at County of Marin

Liz Darby
Social Equity Programs and Polices at County of Marin

Lisa Tealer
Executive Director, Bay Area Community Health Advisory Council (Formerly AACHAC)

Shantelle Lucas
Director, San Mateo County Public Health Laboratory

Presented by Unity Care, Roots Clinic, Minority Business Consortium, Black Leadership Kitchen Cabinet, African American Community Service Agency and Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

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