Convergence: The Pandemics of COVID-19 and Health Disparities

AIA Central Valley

Back Event Oct 8, 2020 @ 12 pm

As a part of AIACV’s Experience Architecture 2020, join us for this panel discussion on how inequity in healthcare affects health outcomes.

Presented by AIA Central Valley’s Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Committees
Overview : This lively and informative event features panelists from UC Davis Health, the Sacramento LGBT Center, Kaiser Permanente and Sutter Health. Panelists will share their personal experiences in Sacramento’s current healthcare system, the effects of the COVID-19 global pandemic, and how they’re currently addressing inequities among marginalized groups in our community.

Architects from the Chapter’s healthcare and equity diversity & inclusion committees will ask questions that focus on approaches and solutions that can remediate and improve community health in our region.

Zoom link will be provided to registered participants.

Cost : $10 + optional donation to the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services:

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Event led by : Teresa Endres, AIA, Caitlin Stevens, AIA and Casey Wong, Assoc. AIA

Sponsors : Comstock’s Magazine, Fulcrum Properties, Lionakis, Milgard Windows & Doors, SMUD, US CAD.

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Experience Architecture is a public-outreach event designed by AIA Central Valley to facilitate greater transparency with the public in how architects create our built environment and how it impacts their daily lives; to create an ongoing dialogue to inform a distinct, regional, architectural identity; and to highlight existing relationships between the region and its architecture.

This year’s event runs October 6-11, 2020. Find out more and see other events at