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Environmental Health and Equity Series: Water Rights, Health, and Justice - Part 2 (Podcast-No CE)



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PLEASE NOTE: No CE or certificate are available for this free course.

In this third episode in our Environmental Health and Equity Series, we’ll be learning about water rights and health (part 2 of 2). We'll also gain insight into its ties with structural racism and health equity, and discuss opportunities to contribute to environmental justice.

This podcast was originally published on September 13, 2022.

If you are interested in additional trainings on environmental health and equity, explore our expanded Environmental Health and Equity Program.


Public health organizations, health departments, environmental health organizations

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize access to clean, safe, and affordable water as a human right
  • Discuss the ways in which racial inequities manifest in relation to water access and health
  • Identify action steps for public health practice to reduce inequities in water access and exposure to water-related health hazards


Guest: Emily Kutil, Member of We The People of Detroit, co-founder of We the People of Detroit Community Research Collective, and Lecturer at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning

ModeratorIsabelle Birt, MPH, Research Assistant, Region V Public Health Training Center


The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($929,475). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Region V PHTC, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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