This panel discussion explored the opportunities to equitably support the financial situations of households. The event was part of the Inclusive Growth in St. Louis series, which investigates who is left out of St. Louis’s economic growth benefits, the policies that have led to the unequal distribution of opportunities, and actionable recommendations to become a more inclusive economy.
The Institute for Public Health and the McDonnell International Scholars Academy presented a panel on ‘Hidden Costs of the Pandemic: Local and Global Perspectives.’ Experts across disciplines and countries reflected on the many ways in which COVID-19 has transformed our lives – from the impact on women and children to the financial strain posed by the pandemic and its effects on mental health. The panel was part of the Institute for Public Health’s 13th Annual Conference: COVID-19 Pandemic: Response, Lessons Learned, and Recovery.
This event featured a discussion on the integrity of our elections with a bi-partisan group of former elected officials from Count Every Vote’s National Council on Election Integrity. Panelists discussed the current challenges facing U.S. democracy and election process, and how you can support safe and secure elections.
ramed against the backdrop of the Vice-Presidential debate, this conversation considered the impact of how political candidates’ identities shape the conversation with an increasingly diverse electorate. This includes political agendas, media discourse, the emergence of new groups as political players, and new forms of backlash.