Setting the course

Health Forward Foundation is shifting its focus to the root causes of health injustice. Our aim is to achieve health equity through a more inclusive economy. In this video series, Qiana Thomason explores Health Forward’s new direction with local experts about how philanthropies can partner across sectors to accomplish that goal.

Episode one: A conversation with Geoff Jolley

Qiana discusses community development financial institutions with Geoff Jolley, Executive Director of LISC Greater Kansas City.

Episode two: A conversation with Mayor Quinton Lucas

Qiana discusses efforts to advance antiracism through city policy with Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas.

Episode three: A conversation with Dr. Daphne Bascom

Qiana visits with the vice president of population health at Saint Luke’s Health System about what hospitals are doing to address implicit bias and structural racism.

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