EGPS Work Group for Racial Equity Discussion Group [Save to my Calendar]

    Monday, April 20th, 2020 8:30pm - 9:45pm (US/Eastern)
EGPS Work Group for Racial Equity Discussion Group
Monday, April 20th, 2020
8:30pm - 9:45pm

Zoom Discussion focusing on racism, racial equity and the Corona virus.

  • How does racism impact diagnosis, treatment, and stigma?
  • What can we do to disrupt racial injustice in this crisis?

Consider racially-biased attacks on Chinese-Americans

and the racist history of pandemics

and ponder Audre Lorde’s words about survival
(3/13/20) Public health expert says African Americans are at greater risk of death from coronavirus
(3/13/20) How Coronavirus Affects Black People: Groups Call Out Racial Disparities | NewsOne
(3/16/20) The new coronavirus affects us all. But some groups may suffer more. | AAMC
(3/17/20) The Economic Impact Of COVID-19 Will Hit Minorities The Hardest
(3/17/20) NAACP’s virtual town hall confronts impact of coronavirus on people of color
(3/23/20) Coronavirus-led recession in US could hit people of color hardest — Quartz
(3/27/20) RELEASE: Structural Racism Puts People of Color at Greater Risk During the Coronavirus Pandemic - Center for American Progress
(3/27/20) Coronavirus Compounds Inequality and Endangers Communities of Color - Center for American Progress

Bring your own writings and sounds to share in our group discussion about racial injustice and the pandemic.

The Work Group for Racial Equity meets monthly to discuss  relevant books, films, podcasts, and articles. Further information can be found on the EGPS website at

Join us! We are a "drop in group." You are invited to participate whenever you can. Connect via Zoom link on the third Monday evening of the month ( or call-in to 646 558 8656 Meeting ID: 128 780 416) except for announced in-person gatherings.

Desirée Desirée F.

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