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SCO’s CARE TALKS – In Living Color: COVID’s Illuminating Story of Inequity

June 18, 2020 / SCO News

On May 29th, more than 150 staff took part SCO’s third CARE TALKS open forum – In Living Color: COVID’s Illuminating Story of Inequity.

Keynote Speaker Dr. Isma Chaudhry, an expert in Ethnic Barriers to Primary Care and Minority and Immigrant Health, shared her insight on the longstanding health inequities that have been magnified by the COVID-19 pandemic. Attendees broke into smaller breakout groups to delve deeper into some of the topics Dr. Chaudhry touched on and how it relates to their work.

CARE TALKS are a series of quarterly discussions on race-related topics open to all SCO staff that are hosted by SCO’s CARE Committee (Committee Advocating Racial Equity.)

About CARE
The mission of SCO’s Committee Advocating for Racial Equity (CARE) is to cultivate a culture of social change by encouraging and fostering courageous conversations about race and racial issues at SCO and in the communities we serve.

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of the young adults in our Scattered Site Supportive Housing program were gainfully employed, engaged in school, or both

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of women in our residential recovery program remained substance free

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