Conversations with Health Equity Champions
The Root of the Issue shares the personal and professional journeys of nationally recognized health equity advocates and their work to end disparities in access to healthcare and basic needs in America. Our podcast provides inspiration to become involved in our collective quest for health equity and offers common sense solutions to the underlying injustices that prevent all Americans from living a life of health and well-being.
Ruth Ann Norton, President and CEO of the Green and Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI), joins host Barbara Petee to discuss the importance of a healthy home environment as a determinant to achieving health equity.
“I think we are doing some of the most groundbreaking work on the intersection of climate, healthy housing and healthcare. Helping to inspire healthcare to invest in occupied housing as an incredible opportunity for justice of equity and a path of a high trajectory for low income families to move out of poverty,”