Health Equity for Black & Brown People

Vivek Ashok

I am a general pediatrician and internist. My work involves investigating gun violence prevention policies and lethal means counseling. I am a postdoctoral research fellow and started my research career in June 2023, however, I have been deeply involved in community...

Elizabeth Kravitz

Hello! I am an obstetrics and gynecology resident at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania with an interest in perinatal health, specifically the impact of DHS/CPS and family separation on the maternal-neonatal dyad as a result of the urine drug testing and...

Karen Topping

At Building On Opportunities For Sound Training, we are concerned with the welfare and education of the community at large.  

Ashley Rossi

As Director or Donor Relations for The Common Place, I spend my time advocating for the children and families of Southwest Philadelphia who experience poverty, systemic racism, educational and health inequalities.  The Common Place is seeking disrupt these systems...

Stephanie Sylvain

My community work involves at-risk and marginalized populations especially Haitian immigrants of all ages as well as youth and young adults. I began this work over 20 years by assisting relatives migrating from Haiti and members within my church, the First Haitian...

Gregory Allen

My life's work involves seeking ways to help Black and Brown urban communities and families to maintain, grow and thrive. I have been doing this work for over 30 years in communities and neighborhoods throughout the Greater Philadelphia region. I am interested in...