Two Upcoming Events – Minority Health Disparities (Tuesday) and Medicaid Expansion (Thursday)

Here is a link to a video of the Forum on Medicaid Expansion held July 14
Amendment 2 – Pro/Con – August Election 2020


Minority Disparities in Health
Lunch & Learn
on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at noon
via Zoom.

Guest presenters
Mahree Skala and Steve Calloway

The presenters will discuss minority disparities in health, the social determinants of health, and implications for universal health care coverage. An invitation to view the forum will be sent to members and posted on our website and our Facebook page when available.

Mahree Skala, a longtime resident of Columbia, holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and a master’s in psychology from MU. She worked in various roles at the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and then as Executive Director of the MO Association of Local Public Health Agencies. After retiring, she serves on the Columbia/Boone County Board of Health and chairs the LWV Health and Mental Health Committee.
Steve Calloway, also a long time Columbia resident, worked as a pharmacist at the University Hospital for 37 years. He has served on boards for Medicaid agencies assisting with drug policy. After retiring from MU he became the Director of Pharmacy for Missouri’s Medicaid program, MO HealthNet Division. He also served on the Columbia School Board from 2006 to 2009 and has served as
president of the Minority Men’s Network and Educational Foundation, an organization formed by late community leaders Eliot Battle and Arvarh Strickland in 1998.

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Jul 14, 2020 11:45 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
Topic: LWV-CBC Lunch & Learn-Minority Disparities and Medicaid Expansion

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

The Human Impact of Medicaid Expansion
Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
on Zoom

Guest Presenters
Dr. Heidi Miller (St. Louis Regional Health Commission)
Jack Cardetti (Yes on 2 campaign)

They will talk about the human impact of Medicaid expansion and address the economic benefits of Amendment 2.

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Jul 16, 2020 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Topic: LWV-CBC Medicaid Expansion Forum

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

Both programs will be moderated by Barbara Hoppe and audience members may pose questions via Chat.

For more information about Medicaid Expansion, go to this link: LWVMO Medicaid Expansion Fact Sheet

About lwvcbc

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. We never support or oppose any political party or candidate. Any person of voting age may become a League member. The LWV of Columbia-Boone County is the League's local organization. We hold forums for local elections and advocate for local issues.

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