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Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Dear Ruth Bader Ginsburg, You inspired us. You led through persistence and action. You paved the way for many women to achieve their dreams. You will be terribly missed and forever a guiding light. Love, Those Nerdy Girls 12 Powerful Quotes from RBG – Town and Country RBG Obit – The Guardian Link to original

What’s happening in refugee camps?

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Introducing Nerdy Guest Dr. Paula Tavrow, who joins us to talk to us about what’s happening with COVID-19 in refugee camps. Dr. Tavrow is an adjunct professor of Community Health Sciences at UCLA’s Fielding School of Public Health. She has been working on African public health issues since 1984. *** A: I can speak to

Housing Policy and the Pandemic

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Dr. Michael Lens of UCLA Luskin School of Public Policy chats with Malia Jones of Dear Pandemic about housing policy & COVID-19. Links to additional reading on housing and inequality suggested by Dr. Lens at the end of the video: 1. Generation Priced Out (book) by Randy Shaw 2. The Color of Law (book) by

Can anything even be done about racial/ethnic disparities in COVID-19?

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A. Although the reasons for the disparities are numerous and complex, a few of our posts this week point to potential targets for intervention (e.g. segregation, healthcare system, and others). Clinicians and scientists have also offered data and policy solutions to address the high burden COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, and deaths that are disproportionately impacting minority

Racial Disparities in COVID-19

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You’ve talked a lot about racial disparities in COVID19. What do you mean by disparities, and what does this actually look like for COVID19? A: A health disparity when we see a preventable difference in health outcomes when we compare a socially or economically disadvantaged group to a more advantaged one. So for example, when