Join The Minority Health Townhall on April 24th

In observation of National Minority Health month in April, The White House and US Department of Health and Human Services will be hosting an Minority Health Townhall on Tuesday, April 24th at 12:30 p.m., this townhall will be streamed live from The White House and you can participate online. 

The event will be an interactive, open dialogue with stakeholder groups and the media to highlight what the health care law, the Affordable Care Act, is doing to improve the health of racial and ethnic minorities.

This year’s theme, Health Equity Can’t Wait. Act Now in Your CommUNITY!, is a call to action for all of us to work together to reduce health disparities.  Join us and learn more about how the Administration is working to improve the health of minority communities and achieve health equity for all Americans. 

You can watch the Townhall LIVE at or at Do you have questions regarding the topic of health, submit your questions in advance using the hashtag #MinorityHealth on twitter or on

Townhall Panel features

Cecilia Munoz, Director of Domestic Policy Council, The White House

Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, US Department of Health & Human Services

Dr. Regina Benjamin, Surgeon General, US Department of Health & Human Services

Dr. J. Nadine Gracia, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health & Director of the Office of Minority Health, US Department of Health and Human Services

Mayra Alvarez, Director of Public Health Policy, Office of Health Reform, US Department of Health & Human Services

B. Smith, Iconic Restaurateur, Author, and Lifestyle Expert

Dr. Dirk Schroeder, Executive Vice President, Univision’s HolaDoctor

Dr. Tyeese Gaines, Health Editor of the Grio