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Second COVID-19 Black Regional Town Hall
Thursday, March 25, 2021

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More than 1,000 people attended our Second COVID-19 Black Regional Town Hall event featuring California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris and African American doctors, public health representatives, and community leaders from all over the Bay Area sharing the latest information about COVID-19 and the vaccines.

Click the thumbnails below to watch videos of the opening session with Dr. Burke Harris and the break-out sessions for Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Santa Clara, San Francisco, San Mateo and Sonoma counties.

The COVID-19 Black Second Regional Town Hall was presented by Unity Care, Roots Clinic, Minority Business Consortium, Black Leadership Kitchen Cabinet, African American Community Service Agency and Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

COVID-19 Black Second Regional Town Hall — opening session featuring California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris

COVID-19 Black Second Regional Town Hall — Alameda County break-out session

Kimi Watkins-Tartt, Public Health Director, Alameda County Public Health Department; Dr. Noha Aboelata, CEO, Roots Community Health Center; and Selena Wilson, Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness, East Oakland Youth Development Center discuss latest COVID-19 updates in Alameda County.

COVID-19 Black Second Regional Town Hall – Contra Costa County break-out session

Shannan Moulton, Health Services Administrator at Contra Costa Health Services; Napoleon Dargan, Psy.D, Community Connect, Contra Costa Health Services; Desmond Carson, MD, Medical Director, Urgent Care, Lifelong Medical Care; and Michelle Milam, Crime Prevention Manager, Richmond discuss latest COVID-19 updates in Contra Costa County.

COVID-19 Black Second Regional Town Hall – Marin County break-out session

Updates on COVID-19 vaccine distribution and other COVID-19 efforts in Marin County.

COVID-19 Black Second Regional Town Hall – Sonoma County break-out session

Barbie Robinson, Director, Sonoma County Department of Health Services and Dr. Kismet Baldwin, Deputy Public Health Officer, Sonoma County Department of Health Services discuss latest COVID-19 updates in Sonoma County.

COVID-19 Black Second Regional Town Hall – San Francisco County break-out session

Dr. Ayanna Bennett, Director, Office of Health Equity, SF Dept. of Public Health; Dr. Malcolm John, UCSF Physician, Co-chair Health Equity Council; and La Roux Pendleton, Policy Director, Community Wellness, HOPE SF, Office of Mayor London N. Breed discuss the latest COVID-19 updates in San Francisco County.

COVID-19 Black Second Regional Town Hall – Santa Clara County break-out session

Rhonda McClinton-Brown, Branch Director, Healthy Communities Branch, County of Santa Clara Public Health Dept.; Euredis Chipendo, FNP-C, Family Nurse Practitioner, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center; Alma Burrell, Associate Director, Roots Community Health Center South Bay; Milan R. Balinton, Executive Director, African American Community Service Agency discuss latest COVID-19 updates in Santa Clara County.

COVID-19 Black Second Regional Town Hall – San Mateo County break-out session

Srija Srinivasan, Deputy Chief, San Mateo County Health; Dr. Leroy Sims, ER Physician & SVP, Medical Affairs, National Basketball Association; Lisa Tealer, Executive Director, Bay Area Community Health Advisory Council; Stacey Davidson, Program Mgr., Bay Area Community Health Advisory Council discuss latest COVID-19 updates in San Mateo County.

First COVID-19 Black Regional Town Hall

More than 700 people participated in our first regional virtual town hall meeting on July 30, 2020, where we heard from African American leaders of community organizations and public health departments from all around the Bay Area.

Watch the full recording of the first town hall.

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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