Does you organization want to be a Member of the Task Force on Coronavirus & Equity? Read on, sign on...
In mid-March 2020, the Massachusetts Public Health Association (MPHA) convened the (Emergency) Task Force on Coronavirus & Equity to very quickly identify four immediate policy priorities with as much input from partners as possible. We have made significant progress on some white others still need action and attention.
We know there are more needs for policy action and we want to move forward--together--with as many partner organizations as possible to advance equity during this crisis. When we can act together, we have more power to influence change.
To be transparent, effective, and efficient over the next couple of months during the acute phase and the immediate aftermath of the outbreak, we need to establish a clear decision-making process and structure for the Task Force. We plan to hold Equity Task Force meetings on a weekly basis (Fridays at 11am) for the next couple of months. In addition, a small Strategy Team meets more frequently to actively monitor the status of recommendations, think through any changes in strategy or messaging, and to consider new/additional needs for action by the Equity Task Force. Any new policy recommendations will be brought to the full Equity Task Force membership for a vote, in order to ensure that there is broad enough support to take a position as a group.
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To become an Organizational Member of the Task Force on Coronavirus & Equity, please complete the form below.
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Are you (as a representative of your organization) willing to be a formal member of the Equity Task Force? This means that you: 1) Support the principles of the Equity Task Force to drive equitable policy change to combat the ways in which racism, poverty, and xenophobia are furthering marginalization in the face of COVID-19; 2) Are able to regularly participate in meetings of the Task Force; and 3) are willing and able to contact policymakers.
Are there other staff/volunteers with you organization who you want to receive the same emails and calendar invitations as you regarding this Task Force? If so, please provide their name(s) and email(s) below.
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