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The Inner City Health Strategy Policy Summit: Poverty, Racism & the Impact on Health

Scarborough, Ontario
April 14, 2011

9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
TAIBU Community Health Centre, 27 Tapscott Road
Join us for this landmark summit!  Be part of developing an action plan to influence public policy.


  • Epistemology of Health Sciences and Equity in Health, Begna F. Dugassa, Ph,D University of Toronto
  • The Role of Resilience in Low Income People of Colour and How that Resilience Prevents Mental Health Conditions, Dr. Edward V. Wallace, University of Cincinnati
  • Enhancing Employment Prospects as a Pathway for Reducing Health Inequalities and Improving Health Outcomes for Racialized Group Members, Grace-Edward Galabuzi
  • The State of Black Health, Dr. Onye Nnorom; Alexander Lovell, PhD candidate; and Dr. Christopher Morgan

Lunch will be provided.  Space is limited. Register by April 8, 2011.

Please confirm your attendance via e-mail to

For information contact Ruth at Hamilton Urban Core at 905-522-3233 or

Organized by the Inner City Health Strategy Working Group Partners: Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre, City of Hamilton, Access and Equity Office, Community MicroSkills Development Centre, Community Development and Integration Director, Mt. Sinai Hospital, TAIBU Community Health Centre, The Black Health Alliance