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Inequities

Watch: A Conversation About Health Inequities In Indianapolis

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In Indianapolis, wealth determines health. If you live in a low-income neighborhood in our city, there's a good chance you’ll die earlier - 14 years earlier, in fact in some neighborhoods.  On October 26th, WFYI, Side Effects Public Media, BioCrossroads, and the Indianapolis Public Library hosted a conversation with community leaders and public health experts to discuss ways to make Indianapolis a fairer, healthier place for everyone to live. Watch the conversation below.
 

Panelists included: Christie Gillespie - Vice President of Community Impact, United Way of Central Indiana; Tamara Leech, Associate Professor, IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI; Ron Gifford, CEO, Jump in for Healthy Kids; Virginia Caine, Director of Marion County Health Department; and Alfarena Ballew, Chief Deputy Coroner, Marion County Coroner’s Office.