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Episode 6: Promoting Equity through Leadership

Today on Juneteenth, we talk about leaders – behavioral health, healthcare, any organizational leader–on how they can manifest the call to action on anti-racism.

Laquisha Grant is a senior consultant at HMA, certified in Trauma-informed Care, who works to advance correctional health policy and cross sector service collaboration for people affected by mental illness and substance use.

Heidi Arthur is a social worker and a Principal at HMA who focuses on improvements to the publicly funded healthcare system.

Resources mentioned in this episode:
Ibram X. Kendi. “The American Nightmare.” The Atlantic, June 1, 2020
Brene Brown. Unlocking Us Podcast: Brené with Ibram X. Kendi on How to Be an Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi. Website


Annalisa Baker is a Senior Consultant in HMA’s New York office. She is a licensed clinical social worker and a member of HMA’s Behavioral Health Team that provides policy and operational expertise to non-profit providers, government agencies and a variety of healthcare stakeholders to navigate value-based financing and integrate behavioral health quality metrics and best practices into healthcare system reform efforts.

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