Exploring Systemic Racism in Alexandria
Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 7:30 PM
Did you know that who you are and where you live affects your life expectancy, health outcomes, and opportunities? Please join us on February 23rd at 7:30 p.m. to learn about health disparities in Alexandria, their root causes, and what initiatives are underway to address them.
Our guest speaker will be Natalie Talis, MPH, Population Health Manager at the Alexandria Health Department. A health policy and communications professional with expertise in empowering community members to take collective action on local health issues, her current responsibilities include managing the Alexandria community health assessment process and the development of the city’s community health improvement plan. In addition, during the COVID-19 pandemic, she has been serving as the Health Department’s Public Information Officer, leading community outreach and communications strategies. Prior to joining the health department she worked on health policy issues at the national level. In 2020, she received the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce’s 40 Under 40 award, which recognizes young leaders in the community. She lives in Alexandria with her husband.
Please watch this short video in advance of our session on Tuesday:
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