Barriers to Health Equity Symposium

The symposium will include a discussion-style panel with community leaders, health care professionals, health insurance administrators, advocates, and political leaders. Panelists will discuss health care barriers for marginalized groups and how the state can help ensure that everyone has equal and sufficient access to health care. Topics will include access to health insurance, and mental health treatment, as well as gun violence and housing discrimination.

Speakers will include:

Matt Ritter, CT State Representative and Chair of Public Health Committee

Iran Zozario, Director of COMPASS Peacebuilders and Community Relations

Elizabeth Flanagan, PhD., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Yale Medical Center

Ellen Boynton, Director, Office of Multicultural Healthcare Equality, DMHAS

Aubri Drake, MSW, MLS, Evaluation Project Manager, UConn Health Disparities Institute

Michelle Dumas Keuler, JD, Human Rights Attorney, CHRO

Andrea Ravitz, MA, Marketing Director, Access Health CT

Thu 1 PMLegislative Office Building, Room 2C
3 people interested · 4 people going