Program and Communications Manager, Center for Community Resilience
Kim Rodgers (she/her) is the Program and Communications Manager at the Center for Community Resilience in the Milken Institute School of Public Health. She leads the Building Community Resilience program and Truth & Equity initiative, providing capacity-building and technical assistance to multi-sector networks and stakeholders working to create healthy, resilient communities by addressing trauma and fostering equity. Kim has a special interest in exploring the ways that narratives are used to justify or obscure inequity, and co-creating new narratives that advance equity and social justice. In May 2022, she was selected to the first-ever cohort of the Culture of Health Leadership Institute for Racial Healing.
Prior to joining the Center, Kim spent five years as the communications manager at the National Association of County and City Health Officials, supporting local public health practice by promoting programs, tools and resources, and trainings developed by and for local health departments across a range of topics including: HIV, STIs, and viral hepatitis; emerging infectious diseases; immunization; emergency preparedness; and informatics. Kim has a Master’s in Health Communication from George Mason University.