Discussing Health and Community in Times of Crisis
Rosemarie Day and Zach Norris discuss both of their books, the pandemic's effect on communities of color and lower income communities, public health policy across a wider range of issues, and much more!
Rosemarie Day, author of Marching Toward Coverage: How Women Can Lead the Fight for Universal Healthcare, is the founder and CEO of Day Health Strategies, which helps to implement national health reform. She’s been working in healthcare and related fields for more than 25 years, including as the founding deputy director and chief operating officer of the Health Connector in Massachusetts, where she helped launch the award-winning organization that established the first state-run health insurance exchange in the state. She also served as the chief operating officer for the Massachusetts Medicaid program. Rosemarie lives in Somerville, MA; this is her first book. Connect with her @Rosemarie_Day1 or at rosemarieday.com.
Zach Norris, author of We Keep Us Safe: Building Secure, Just, and Inclusive Communities, is the executive director of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, which creates campaigns related to civic engagement, violence prevention, juvenile justice, and police brutality, with a goal of shifting economic resources away from prisons and punishment and towards economic opportunity. He is also the cofounder of Restore Oakland and Justice for Families, both of which focus on the power of community action. He graduated from Harvard and took his law degree from New York University. Connect with him at zachnorris.comand on Twitter (@ZachWNorris).
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