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Communicating About Racial Equity and COVID-19: Connecting Data to Context

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2020
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Public Health Institute

Without background knowledge or proper context, when people hear statistics about racial disparities in COVID-19 outcomes, they are likely to attribute the cause to individual behavior. This tip sheet from PHI’s Berkeley Media Studies Group offers suggestions for incorporating the bigger picture into storytelling to help audiences understand the systemic causes of—and solutions to—inequities.

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Published on 03/13/2020