On Monday, February 25, 2013 the White House will hold a Townhall discussion, “Looking Ahead to 2014: How the Affordable Care Act Benefits the African American Community.” The event will begin at 9:00 am with opening remarks, followed by two panel discussions and one break out session. It will be livestreamed on www.whitehouse.gov/live and www.hhs.gov/live.
The Townhall will be an interactive, open dialogue between administration officials, the media, and stakeholders. They will discuss what African American communities need to know about getting covered, staying healthy, and the role each of us can play in ensuring that happens.
Caya Lewis, Counselor to the Secretary for Science and Public Health, US Department of Health and Human Services
Dr. J. Nadine Gracia, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health & Director of the Office of Minority Health, US Department of Health and Human Services
Mayra Alvarez, Director of Public Health Policy, Office of Health Reform, US Department of Health & Human Services
Anton Gunn, Director of External Affairs in the Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Acacia Salatti, Acting Director of the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, US Department of Health & Human Service
Share the link to the livestream and tweet about the Townhall using the hashtag #MinorityHealth.