Under The Arch Season 2 Ep. 5: COVID-19 in St. Louis ft. Dr. Jason Purnell

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 special episode features returning guest 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 discussion about the COVID-19 pandemic as it’s happening in St. Louis, racial health disparities, and regional response efforts. Follow Dr. Jason Purnell on Twitter @jqjp1.

Check out the St. Louis Covid-19 Advocacy Hub online at stlcovidhub.org and the WePower Resource Hub at wepowerstl.org/covid19-resources

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