Special Programming Regarding COVID-19
Special virtual programming is being scheduled from departments and offices across campus to help the Carolina community learn how to best navigate the COVID-19 situation. Please check here often for updates.
The Emergency Preparedness, Ethics and Equity Series explores how we can continue to foster inclusive excellence and health equity during the most turbulent of times. Speakers will explore ways to consistently apply culturally relevant, ethical and equitable decision-making so that the most vulnerable among us are not left further disenfranchised post-Covid-19. The next event in the series is HOW FAITH LEADERS ARE SUSTAINING COMMUNITY DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.
Panelists will include:
- Rev. James D. Gailliard, Pastor, Word Tabernacle Church, Rocky Mount
- Bishop Ronald Godbee, Lead Pastor, The River Church, Durham
- Rev. Dr. A.B. McNair, Sr., Presiding Bishop, Life Changing Ministries International Fellowship
- Lori Carter-Edwards, PhD, Associate Professor, Public Health Leadership Program, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
- Goldie Byrd, PhD, Director and Professor, Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Wednesday, September 30, 12–1 p.m.
INTERDISCIPLINARY SEMINAR IN HEALTH DISPARITIES: HEALTHCARE DELIVERY IN THE AGE OF COVID-19 will hold intensive and collaborative sessions focused on health outcome and health delivery problems resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Our main research topic is health disparities in healthcare delivery and how the COVID-19 pandemic shapes systems and impacts resources, including human resources. Our main product from these collaborative interdisciplinary and multi-organizational work groups of health disparities researchers and students will be a focused grant proposal aimed at examining the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on care delivery and home health caregivers’ own health outcomes. The speaker will be Robert Espinoza, Vice President of Policy at PHI. The session will raise awareness and interest in issues related to home health/care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tuesday, October 20, 2–3 p.m.
Community-Campus Partnerships for Health and the UNC Center for Health Equity Research have partnered to launch the webinar series, COMMUNITIES IN PARTNERSHIP: ENSURING EQUITY IN THE TIME OF COVID-19.
Join us each session as we highlight the disparate impact of the disease in the most vulnerable communities in our nation. Each session will be recorded and transcribed and linked on this webpage.
Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
Join in two livestream conversations about the role of broadband access in rural areas and tribal lands in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: RURAL BROADBAND IN THE TIME OF COVID-19 – SOLUTIONS FOR CLOSING THE DIVIDE.
FIRST IN FUTURE: WHERE EMERGING IDEAS TAKE FLIGHT is a podcast of the Institute for Emerging Issues at NC State University that connects you with people thinking big thoughts about the future of North Carolina. Each week, we talk with business leaders, elected officials, researchers, people working bottom up and top down to make North Carolina great. We hope you’ll use their thinking to jumpstart your thinking about our state – where it is and where we might go together.
Thursdays at 9 a.m.
VIEWPOINTS ON RESILIENT AND EQUITABLE RESPONSES TO THE PANDEMIC is a series of podcasts from the Center for Urban and Regional Studies during which experts at UNC-Chapel Hill discuss effective and equitable responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen in to the following:
- Anita Brown-Graham on Social Capital
- Nikhil Kaza on Surveillance
- Caela O’Connell on Disaster & Food
- Charles Edwards on Supply Chain
- Whitney Afonso on Local Government Budgets
- Layna Mosley on Sovereign Debt
- Maureen Berner on Nonprofit Capacity
- Meenu Tewari on Economic Resiliency.
CONNECT WITH CAROLINA LIVE SESSIONS FOR ADMITTED STUDENTS
Learn about academics, campus and student life by tuning in live or enjoying these pre-recorded opportunities from students, faculty and staff.
THE FRONT PORCH: VIRTUAL GATHERINGS FOR THE #LGBTQSOUTH
The Front Porch: Virtual Gatherings for the #LGBTQSouth is a new initiative from the Campaign for Southern Equality to support LGBTQ Southerners through the unique challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual programming will include community support groups, skill-sharing and skill-building workshops, and presentations from practitioners in their fields. All members of the CSE community are invited to join.
Information about each webinar from The Front Porch series – including RSVP and dial-in information, is available at www.southernequality.org/events
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION COVID-19 IMPACT SERIES
The American Bar Association has hosted a series of webinars regarding the impact of COVID-19 on underrepresented minorities and other groups (click on title to view)
- Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic on African Americans and Communities of Color
- Issues Affecting Native American Communities During the COVID-19 Crisis
- Religious Freedom Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Disability Discrimination in the Rationing of Life Saving COVID Treatment: Who Gets Left Behind?
COVID-19 IN NC COMMUNITIES OF COLOR: WHAT’S GOING ON? A VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE
The NC Justice Center hosted this webinar series on COVID-19 in NC Communities of Color.