Supervisor John Gioia invites you to a sneak preview of a PBS
documentary about how race and socioeconomic status contribute to
unequal health outcomes in the United States. This is an issue we need
to address head-on.
The episode we will show highlights Richmond, California.
Contra Costa County's Health Department has an initiative to reduce
health disparities in our county and is seeking public involvement. We
will have a brief discussion about this issue after the 30 minute film.
Please join us for this important discussion.
What: Sneak Preview of PBS Documentary:
"Unnatural Causes Is Inequality Making Us Sick?"
When: Monday, March 24, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
Where: RYSE Youth Center, 205 41st Street (at
Bissell/MacDonald) Richmond, CA
LIGHT REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED
About the film:
Unnatural Causes is a four hour series for national PBS broadcast
that will, for the first time on television, sound the alarm about our
glaring socio-economic and racial disparities in health and seek out
root causes. For more information, go to
For additional information contact Joan Carpenter at 510-374-3231
Supervisor, District One
11780 San Pablo Avenue, Suite D
El Cerrito, CA 94530