“I got frustrated because a lot of things were a hashtag about public health crises...a lot of black people were dying from COVID... and there was not a lot of action. And so as somebody who studied public health, I said, "What can I do to help people?”
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Inspired to take action in the events on 2020, Rachel Crowder ensures that topics around public health are equitable and accessible. She created a social enterprise “Black Health Lit” in 2021 to educate her community with tailored information around health in hopes of reducing barriers and breaking down systemic health care processes. A sister, daughter, friend, breast cancer survivor, and advocate, Rachel also calls upon her public health career as CEO of Raette Consulting. Hear Rachel’s story.