Trinity Talks

Trinity Talks: Addressing Health Inequity

The pandemic has highlighted health inequities that disproportionately impact vulnerable populations by creating and exacerbating poverty and leading to decreased life expectancy throughout the world. Join the Rev. Phillip Jackson as he speaks to leaders and experts, exploring this important topic and what needs to change.

All times in Eastern. Because of the changing nature of the pandemic, please check below for location details. 

**Please note, in-person capacity is limited. Registration and proof of vaccination are required for entry to in-person events; masking and social distancing are required during in-person events.

​​​​​The History and Reality of Health Equity

Thursday, September 9, 6-7pm (online)

A conversation about the history of racial healthcare disparities and how it impacts healthcare today.

Notes from the Field: Health Equity

Thursday, November 11, 6:30-7:30pm (in-person and online)

A discussion with physicians and researchers about what they are seeing among minority communities across the country and what is being done to address their concerns.

  • Dr. Alan Jackson, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago, and Medical Director, South Side Community Cardiology
  • Dr. Michelle Morse, chief medical officer and deputy commissioner for Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness at New York City Department of Health.

Violence as a Public Health Issue

Thursday, January 13, 6:30-7:30pm (online only)

A discussion about violence as an endemic public health issue, particularly in low-income neighborhoods and communities of color, greatly impacting children and teenagers.

Medical Debt and the Health of the Country

Thursday, March 10, 6:30-7:30pm (in-person and online)

A discussion about how medical debt threatens the most vulnerable in society, causing many to delay medical care, declare bankruptcy and even lose their homes.  

  • Elisabeth Benjamin, vice president of Health Initiatives at the Community Service Society and co-founder of the Health Care for All New York Campaign

Health Equity from the Global Perspective

Thursday, April 28, 6:30–7:30pm (in-person and online)

A discussion about health care as a human right.