Growing as a Community

The UC Davis Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and its collaborating partners created the Growing as a Community webinar series to focus on the important issues of structural racism, strategies and techniques for questioning and interrupting discrimination, ways to help build healthier and safer inclusive communities, and how to heal during these challenging times. This webinar series features Dr. Hendry Ton, M.D., M.S. as well as several other special guests. Recorded video of past webinars are provided below.


MOST RECENT INSTALLMENT

Addressing Structural Racism

This session of Growing as a Community explores what structural racism is and its impact on our community's well being and growth, tools to address structural racism, and what UC Davis Health is doing to address structural racism.

Moderated by Mercedes Piedra, M.S., Director of Multicultural Education, Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UC Davis Health.

Past webinars

WEBINAR SERIES

Advancing Racial and Health Equity

In this installment, as our communities' grapple with the historic social injustices across our nation, our panelists discuss the importance of adopting an equity and anti-racism lens to aid in the healing and wellbeing of our communities.

Moderated by Mercedes Piedra, M.S., Director of Multicultural Education, Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UC Davis Health.

WEBINAR SERIES

Moving from Ally to Advocate

In this installment, Colleen Sweeney, Ph.D., and Ian Kim, M.D., discuss ways in which we can transition from allyship to advocacy.

Moderated by Mercedes Piedra, M.S., Director of Multicultural Education, Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UC Davis Health.


WEBINAR SERIES

Being an Upstander for Positive Change

In this Growing as a Community webinar, Sheetal R. Shah, Ph.D., Graduate Medical Education Psychologist at UC Davis Health, discusses strategies and techniques of questioning and interrupting discrimination, the difference between a Bystander and an Upstander, and how to strive to build healthier and safer inclusive communities we all deserve.

Moderated by Mercedes Piedra, M.S., Director of Multicultural Education, Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UC Davis Health.

WEBINAR SERIES

A Discussion on Community Healing

In this webinar session, Hendry Ton, M.D., discusses the historical challenges of racism in our nation, and its contribution to the ongoing nationwide protest, the need to support our black communities, and the impact of emotional trauma on health outcomes.

Moderated by Mercedes Piedra, M.S., Director of Multicultural Education, Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UC Davis Health.