Ethnicity and Covid-19: Addressing the impact of the pandemic on Black and Minority Ethnic people

Online webinar
Thursday 25 February 2021 -
11:00 to 12:00

From higher Covid-19 infection and death rates, to being harder hit economically, Black and Minority Ethnic people have faced more insecurity and have borne the brunt of the harshest impacts of this pandemic.

Following on from JRF's UK Poverty 2020 Report and Findings, JRF and Runnymede recent research around the pandemic shows how these outcomes could be avoided, and how including ethnicity as a risk factor in the dangers of this virus is key.

Speakers included:

  • Dr Andrea Barry, Senior Analyst, Joseph Rowntree Foundation (Chair)
  • Dr Halima Begum, Chief Executive, Runnymede Trust
  • Anike Olaitan-Omole, Enabling Lives Project Manager, First Love Foundation
  • Tony McKenzie, Senior Participation Officer, Joseph Rowntree Foundation

You can view the full virtual zoom webinar here

If you would like to know more about this event, contact [email protected].