Promoting Racial Equity in Early Intervention

Mar 6, 2023

2:30pm – 3:30pm CT

There is a historic racial equity gap in children’s access to Early Intervention (EI) services. While the New York City EI Program serves all eligible children birth to 3 with developmental delays, black and brown families are consistently referred and retained at lower rates. Learn how Robin Hood, New York’s largest poverty-fighting organization, worked with government and non-profit partners to use community health and digital strategies to make strides in closing this gap.

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Kelvin Chan

Robin Hood

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David Harrington

United for Brownsville

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Ruth Horry

United for Brownsville

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Lidiya Lednyak

NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene Bureau of Early Intervention