Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States, taking the lives of 8 teens each day. Furthermore, motor vehicle crashes disproportionately impact people who are Black, Hispanic, and Native American, as well as those who live in rural communities.
This webinar is part four in our “Communicating and Connecting Safety Messages with Underserved Communities” series, which supports
Executive Order 13985: Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government. Panelists will discuss how to engage in authentic and sustained communication with youth audiences, especially in underserved communities.
Panelists will include:
Nicholas Worrell, NTSB, Chief of Safety Advocacy Division (Moderator)
Christine Watson, Research Psychologist at National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Mighty Fine, Associate Executive Director, American Public Health Association
Jacob Smith, Executive Director, National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS)
Alondra Jimenez, Education Outreach Coordinator, Impact Teen Drivers
Nadji Kirby, Chief of Staff, Conference of Minority Transportation Officials
This is a Zoom meeting. The event will be recorded and available on our YouTube channel following the event.