Disability Rights California’s Executive Director, Andrew Imparato Announced as Member of the Biden Harris Administration COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force
(Sacramento, CA) Yesterday, President Biden announced the twelve members of the Biden Harris Administration COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force. The task force goal is to “Provide recommendations for addressing health inequities caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and for preventing such inequities in the future.” They will be looking at issues related to the COVID-19 response and recovery, making recommendations on: “Equitable allocation of resources, effective outreach and communication to underserved and minority populations, improving cultural proficiency within the Federal Government, improving data collection and use, and long-term plan to address data shortfalls regarding communities of color and other underserved populations.”
The full press release can be found here: President Biden Announces Members of the Biden-Harris Administration COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force
“I am grateful to have this opportunity to represent the disability community on this Task Force. I look forward to leveraging this opportunity to improve equity for people with disabilities and other communities who experience disparities in California and beyond,” says Andrew Imparato, Executive Director, Disability Rights California.
Disability Rights California
Disability Rights California (DRC) is the agency designated under federal law to protect and advocate for the rights of Californians with disabilities. The mission of DRC is to advance the rights, dignity, equal opportunities, and choices for all people with disabilities. For more information visit: https://www.disabilityrightsca.org