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Select Committee on Racial Justice

FIRST MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - September 22, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

SELECT COMMITTEE ON RACIAL JUSTICE
MINUTES

Representative Richardson, Co-Chair of the Select Committee on Racial Justice, called the remote meeting to order at 1:02pm on Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020, pursuant to House rule 10.01.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
RICHARDSON, Ruth, Co-Chair
MORAN, Rena, Co-Chair
DEMUTH, Lisa, Vice Chair
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
HER, Kaohly
NEU, Anne
SANDELL, Steve
KOEGEL, Erin
EDELSON, Heather
LONG, Jamie
ECKLUND, Rob
URDAHL, Dean
LAYMAN, Sandy

Excused:
None

Representative Richardson called the meeting at 1:02pm. A quorum was present.

Dr. Camara Jones, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., testified and presented on the topic “What is Racism?” for the committee.

Rachel Hardeman, Ph.D., M.P.H., testified and presented on the topic “Maternal-child health mortality and morbidity Black Reproductive Health: Getting at the Root Cause of Inequity” for the committee.

Rep. Richardson opened the committee for Member discussion.

No official action was taken.



The meeting was adjourned at 3:04pm.

















More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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Meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01.
Introductory comments.
07:52 - Member introductions.
13:50 - What is racism?.
- Camara Phyllis Jones, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
53:05 - Black Maternal Health: Getting at the Root Cause of Inequity.
- Rachel Hardeman, Ph.D., M.P.H.
1:21:51 - Questions and answers.
Runs 2 hours, 2 minutes.


This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01

Testimony:
What is racism?
Camara Phyllis Jones, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.

Maternal-child health mortality and morbidity
Black Reproductive Health: Getting at the Root Cause of Inequity
Rachel Hardeman, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Viewing the Hearing:
Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1
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