Healthy Communities San Francisco: Program

Wednesday, February 29, 2012


Lena Robinson
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

9:05amScreening of Unnatural Causes: an acclaimed documentary that tackles the root causes of socioeconomic inequities in health
9:10am Opening Remarks

David Erickson
Center for Community Development Investments
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

9:30 – 10:30am Panel: Why and How Socioeconomic Factors Determine Health Outcomes
Public health professionals and academic researchers explain the critical intersection between place and health outcomes.

The critical intersection between place and health
Dr. Douglas Jutte
UC Berkeley, Health and Medical Sciences

Understanding the Structural Factors that Impact Health and Wealth
Dr. Malo Andre Hutson
UC Berkeley, Dept. of City and Regional Planning

Transforming Unhealthy Communities By Building Power, Crafting New Policy & Changing The Narrative
Dr. Tony Iton
California Endowment

Investing in People and Place: Creating Health Equity in Alameda County
Rebecca Flournoy
Director of Planning, Policy, and Health Equity,
Alameda County Public Health Department

10:30 – 10:45amRefresh break
10:45am – 12:15am Panel: Social and Economic Approaches That Can Make a Difference
Compilation of Presentations

A range of strategies is critical to addressing and reducing the social and economic disparities that are inextricably tied to poor health outcomes. Inadequate availability of employment opportunities, high quality housing, education, recreation facilities and other community-based services are just a few of the environmental conditions that create barriers to a higher quality of life for residents of low-income communities. This panel highlights innovative approaches that are tackling these conditions head on to create communities that offer greater promise and opportunity.

Moderator: Aimee Chitayat
The Insight Center for Community Economic Development

Dr. Barbara McCullough
Brighter Beginnings

Olis Simmons
Youth Uprising

Jeremy Liu

Dana Harvey
Mandela Marketplace

Jim Becker
Richmond Community Foundation

12:15pmNetworking Lunch
1:15 – 1:45pmKeynote
Investing in Innovation for Thriving Communities and Healthy People: Keynote
Angela Glover Blackwell
CEO, PolicyLink
2:00 – 3: 30pmPanel: The Future of Investing in Healthier Communities
Moderator: Investing in Innovation for Thriving Communities & Healthy People
Lisa Richter
GPS Capital Partners

Pablo Bravo
Dignity Health (formerly Catholic Healthcare West)

Scott Sporte
NCB Capital Impact

Tracey Ericson
Wells Fargo Bank

Yolanda Ruiz
Pacific Community Ventures

Marc Rand
Marin Community Foundation

3:30 – 4:00pmBringing it All Together: A Facilitated Conversation
Lena Robinson
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
What did you learn today about the role that socioeconomic factors play in determining health outcomes? As a result of what you learned or heard today, do you have any immediate and long-term ideas for how you plan to use this information?
4:00 – 5:30pmReception and Resource Mixer