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SXSW EDU 2022

Scaling Equity in Health Careers

High school students throughout California are dismantling ethnic and racial disparities in the healthcare field through college and career pathways. Since the pathways’ inception, graduation rates for students of color have increased, with many students pursuing health-related postsecondary education. Learn how equity-focused health pathways have impacted the journeys of young people during COVID, are rooted in their communities and workforce, and how these programs can be brought to scale.

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Takeaways

  1. Learn how students can explore their postsecondary aspirations - within and outside of healthcare - through health-focused college and career pathways
  2. Understand how college and career pathways can systematically remove structural barriers and diversify our workforce
  3. Learn how industry, community partners, and educational leaders can work together to support work-based learning pathways in your own context

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LoMo Phillips, Events & External Relations Manager, Linked Learning Alliance

Meta Information:

  • Tags: diversity & inclusion, health
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Talk
  • Track: Work Reimagined
  • Session Focus Area K-12 Education
  • Level: Basic Understanding
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