Under the Arch Ep. 7

ArchCity Defenders and Action St. Louis present the premiere collaborative podcast, “Under The Arch.” Your hosts Blake Strode, Executive Director of ArchCity Defenders, and Kayla Reed, Director of Action St. Louis, explore the issues facing our community and the people working to transform them.

This week’s episode features Dr. Jason Purnell, Director of Health Equity Works (formerly For The Sake of All) and associate professor in the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, in a conversation on systemic racism & health disparities. Health Equity Works is a research-based initiative housed in the Brown School of Washington University in St. Louis that specializes in bringing quality, accessible research on health disparities into communities to accelerate collaborative action and systems change.

Follow Dr. Purnell on Twitter @jqjp1 and follow Health Equity Works @HealthEquityWks. Read the For the Sake of All report here: cpb-us-w2.wpmucdn.com/sites.wustl.ed…_2-17zd1xm.pdf

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