Hate Uncycled: What's on your mind?

This conversation will focus on health, COVID-19, community engagement, and social justice. The purpose is to discuss the health disparities that persist and are heightened during the pandemic. In addition, the program will demonstrate how a collaborative approach to public health can ensure that vulnerable populations are prioritized and their voices are valued in outreach efforts. MORE: https://www.unlv.edu/diversity/hateuncycled FEATURED SPEAKERS: - Brian Labus, Ph.D., MPH, REHS, Assistant Professor, School of Public Health - Erika Marquez, Ph.D., MPH, Assistant Professor, School of Public Health and Vice Chair of the Nevada Minority Health and Equity Coalition - Jose Melendrez, Executive Director, School of Public Health Office of Community Partnerships and Chair of the Nevada Minority Health and Equity Coalition - André C. Wade, State Director, Silver State Equality and Silver State Equality Institute - April Cruda, MPH, Training Officer for the UNLV Contact Tracing Team, UNLV School of Public Health, in partnership with the Southern Nevada Health District - Myranda Moreno, 2020 Public Health graduate, former Project Coordinator for the COVID-19 Education and Outreach grant - Bliss Requa-Trautz, Executive Director of Arriba Las Vegas Worker Center ABOUT THE SERIES: “Hate Uncycled: What’s on your mind?” is a series of campus conversations showcasing how UNLV and its students, faculty, staff, and alumni are engaging with and responding to some of today’s most pressing issues. The series will cover a range of topics, including the effects of racism on public health, indigenous and land justice, and the First Amendment and policing. The series is organized by the College of Liberal Arts and the offices of the Executive Vice President and Provost, Diversity Initiatives, and Student Diversity and Social Justice in partnership with the Anti-Defamation League and the Las Vegas Interfaith Council.