Virginia Joins Over 150 US Localities In Calling Racism A Public Health Crisis

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The Virginia legislature has passed to the governor’s desk a joint resolution declaring racism a public health crisis, in a sign of the state’s dedication to tackling the issue head on.

The resolution was introduced by Delegate Lashrecse D. Aird and passed in the Senate Tuesday, after passing in the House of Delegates on January 26 this year.

The declaration lays out five steps that the state can take to address systemic racism and its impact on public health:

Should Governor Ralph Northam add his signature as expected, the commonwealth will join 5 other states and over 150 localities to make the declaration so far.

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