Practical Steps to Advancing Health Equity and Minimizing Bias in Health Related Programming Efforts | Feb 23, 2022 @ 11am EST

February 23, 2022

Health inequities are created when access to resources needed to be healthy are limited by the policies and norms for particular groupings of people, whether based on social, economic, demographic, geographic, or other means of stratification. Having a greater ability to engage in complex conversations about disparities, inequities, race, and race-related issues is one step to help communities work toward health equity.

On February 23, at 11 a.m. Eastern, Dawn Burton will present practical steps to minimize bias and engage in challenging conversations around race and health equity to advance more inclusive health and wellness programming goals. Burton will share data driven tools to identify populations of focus and pose questions to assist teams determine “what is health equity” for a specific situation/program.


  • Family and Community Health (FCS) Program Specialist

    Dawn E. Burton

    Cooperative Extension Program, Prairie View A&M University