The D.C. Council Committee on Health held a public roundtable on legislation that would declare racism a public health crisis in D.C.
Ward 7 Council member Vincent Gray — the chairman of the committee and a former mayor — hosted the virtual discussion Thursday.
The aim is to push the D.C. Council to recognize legislation that would allow racism to be declared a public health crisis. Council member Kenyan McDuffie introduced the legislation.
Vicki Girard, director of Georgetown University’s Health Justice All
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