Virtual Film Screening Event
Making An Appeal for Equity and Access During COVID-19
Followed by Live Conversations on Initiative for Change
May 7, 2020 | 7:00pm EST
Intended to reduce systemic negligence creating barriers of access to healthcare, Producer/Director Crystal R. Emery will live-stream her documentary film, The Deadliest Disease in America on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 7PM EST with a special film introduction by Broadcast Journalist, Soledad O’Brien followed by an interactive forum by policymakers, activists and medical professionals, in developing a strategy for change in the American healthcare.
“The multitude of inequities in our health care is an imbalance our society cannot sustain during these trying times,” explains filmmaker Crystal R. Emery.
The 55-minute film will be followed by a panel discussion with:
Soledad O’Brien, Broadcast Journalist
Shirley Malcom, Ph.D – Senior Advisor, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Crystal R. Emery, Ph.D – CEO URU The Right To Be, Inc., AAAS IF/THEN Ambassador
Camara Jones, MD, MPH, Ph.D – Evelyn Green Davis Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University
Thomas LaVeist, Ph.D – Dean, School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine at Tulane University
Marc H. Morial, JD – President and CEO, National Urban League
Ana Oliveira – President and CEO, New York Women’s Foundation