Promoting a Culture of Health through Racial Healing and Transformation

November 19, 2020
3:00 pm US Eastern Time

Slides & Resources


Dr. Christopher’s Website – https://drgailcchristopher.com/

Dr. Christopher speaking about ‘How race is connected to chronic disease’ – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQeIH3E6ruc&feature=emb_title

W.K. Kellog Foundation’s Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion resources – https://www.wkkf.org/news-and-media/article/2020/09/one-journey-wkkfs-new-racial-equity-diversity-inclusion-resource

Children’s Environmental Health Indicators: A summary and assessment (on the Childrens’ Environmental Health Network Website) – https://cehn.org/resources/cehindicators/

For our November CHE-Alaska webinar, we will be speaking with Dr. Gail Christopher about the relationship between racial inequality and disparities in environmental health and justice and the important role racial healing and integrative medicine plays in balancing health inequities.

Featured Speaker

Dr Christopher is the Founder of the Ntainu Childrens Garden Center for Healing & Nature, and former Senior Advisor and Vice President to the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, where she worked for 10 years with a focus on children’s health. Dr Christopher is currently on the board of the Children’s Environmental Health Network and is currently Chair of the Board of the Trust for America’s Health and a Fellow of The National Academy of Public Administration. Her expertise focuses on health policy, integrative health medicine, social determinants of health, and health inequities.



You can read more about this webinar, our speaker, and find a list of related resources here - https://www.akaction.org/promoting-a-culture-of-health-through-racial-healing-and-transformation/

This call will be hosted by the CHE-Alaska Partnership, which is coordinated by Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT). It will last for 60 minutes and will be recorded for the call and webinar archive.