BARHII, Partners to Host Equity Webinar Series

The Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative (BARHII), along with partners including the Public Health Advocates, will host multiple equity-focused webinar series over the coming weeks. These webinars include:

In the Room Where it Happens: Funding Equity Officer Positions for Emergency Management

This webinar will occur on Wednesday, September 22 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. The webinar will highlight the important role of equity officers in emergency management activities and will explore strategies to embed equity-focused leadership roles in local government, including through a new $32 million grant from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) for equity infrastructure in local health departments.

Registration is available here.

Media Spokesperson Training: Leading Our Voices for Equity Investments

This two-part webinar will feature the Berkeley Media Studies Group (BMSG) to provide tools and guidance to local government staff and community organizations to communicate with the media in support of equity investments. Trainers will help participants speak confidently with reporters, frame the issue to connect their policy goal, and stay on message even when answering difficult questions.

The first session will be held on Tuesday, October 5 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, and the second session will be held on Wednesday, October 6 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Participants are required to register for both sessions. Registration is available here.