Jacob Greenblatt

Jacob Greenblatt (he/him) is the senior legislative assistant at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. He grew up just outside Charlotte, N.C., where he was a member of Temple Beth El.

Racism is a Public Health Crisis

Jacob Greenblatt
July 2, 2020

The truth is that COVID-19 and police violence are both public health emergencies, linked by more than 400 years of systemic racism. Racism itself is a health crisis, and these events are just two important symptoms of it.