Race, Policing, and Public Health Symposium

This symposium took place on March 6, 2017 and highlighted the important research being done across interdisciplinary fields on race and law enforcement and the public health impact of police violence against minority groups.

Participants from academia, government, private, and non-profit sectors gathered to generate new modes of thinking about these interconnected issues and to prepare a call to action for funding and research priorities. 

Public Health and the Embodiment of Racial Discrimination

The effects of racial discrimination on the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities

Gun Violence and Racial Justice

Working towards racial justice by addressing the current state of gun violence in the nation

Policing, Mass Incarceration and Community Trauma

The impact of discrimination in the US legal system on vulnerable communities