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Gov. Whitmer Recognizes, Addresses Racism as Public Health Crisis, Creates Black Leadership Advisory Council

By |2020-08-06T11:20:47-04:00August 6th, 2020|Michigan, News|

Yesterday Gov. Gretchen took action to elevate Black voices in state government, signing Executive Order 2020-163, which creates the Black Leadership Advisory Council. The governor also signed Executive Directive 2020-9, recognizing racism as a public health crisis and taking initial steps to address it within state government. Under the Executive Directive, the governor asked MDHHS to make health equity a major goal, as well as required implicit bias training for all state employees.

To view the PowerPoint presentation used by the governor, click here.

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