Black Birth Equity

Black birthing people are three to four times as likely to die from pregnancy/birth-related causes and twice as likely to suffer a maternal morbidity than those in all other racial/ethnic groups.

Older Adults in the Age of Covid-19

Hollywood, Health & Society, in partnership with the WGAE and WGAW, presented a virtual talk focusing on older adults and the challengers of caregiving during the pandemic. The panel was part of a series of discussions via Zoom on a variety of topics affected by COVID-19.

The discussion, held April 28, 2020, featured the following speakers:

A Culture of Health

Creating a Culture of Health would ensure that all people have an equal opportunity to live the healthiest lives possible, regardless of ethnic, geographic, racial, socioeconomic, or physical circumstances.

Maternal Mortality

Despite improvements in medical technology and treatment, recent findings report that the U.S. has the worst rate of maternal mortality compared to any country in the developed world.