Healthy Parents, Healthy Kids: Policy, Practice and Equity for Thriving Young Families
Thursday, November 11, 2021
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Presented by the Hobby School’s Elizabeth D. Rockwell Center on Ethics & Leadership Nov. 11, 2021, 9 am-2 pm: “Healthy Parents, Healthy Kids: Policy, Practice, and Equity for Thriving Young Families” Via Zoom A day of learning and action around topics including addressing the maternal mortality rate in Texas, debate and legislative actions on the Medicaid expansion in Texas, supporting new fathers, social determinants of health and health disparities for young children and new parents, and health equity and outcomes across race and class. An afternoon legislative session will include a roundtable discussion with Rep. Donna Howard (Chair of Women’s Health Caucus), Rep. Toni Rose (Sponsor of HB 133 on the expansion of postpartum healthcare), and others.