Local news covers Western MA Health Equity Summit

October 3, 2014

The first-ever Western Massachusetts Health Equity Summit organized by the School of Public Health and Health Sciences and a coalition of public health leaders from across the four western Massachusetts counties drew up to 300 people to the University of Massachusetts Amherst Campus Center on Oct. 2. The day was devoted to panels, speakers and workshops for discussing ways to replace unjust and avoidable obstacles to good health with more equitable policies and practices. Springfield news Channel 22 and NPR radio station WAMC covered the event.

Watch the Channel 22 story here, and click here to listen to the WAMC coverage.