Racism as a Public Health Crisis in the Valley


The coronavirus pandemic's disproportionate effect on Black communities, and all communities of color, compared to their white counterparts has placed attention on systemic disparities in health care. Youngstown, along with communities throughout Ohio and the country, has declared racism is a public health crisis. After these declarations, what is next? What can be done to undo decades of disparities when it comes to access to healthy food, local transportation and healthcare services? How is this impact affecting our neighbors here in Mahoning Valley? As part of our “Community Matters” series, Mahoning Matters, the Stambaugh Auditorium and The Business Journal will host [...]