News & Media

The National Collaborative for Health Equity presents the latest news, articles, events and program highlights to help you stay connected and informed.

Format

Type
Apply to Review Applications for Culture of Health Leaders

Apply to Review Applications for Culture of Health Leaders

Announcements, Archive | December 1 2017

Culture of Health Leaders is a leadership development opportunity for people working in every field and profession who want to use their influence to advance health and equity. Our leaders’ innovation helps build a Culture of Health, one that...

NCHE Condemns President Trump’s Racist Remarks About Immigration from Developing Nations

NCHE Condemns President Trump’s Racist Remarks About Immigration from Developing Nations

Announcements | January 12 2018

The National Collaborative for Health Equity strongly condemns President Trump’s reported remarks about immigration from African, Caribbean, and Latin nations that he labelled as “sh*thole countries.” These comments are consistent with...

Is your district drawing borders to reduce or perpetuate racial segregation?

Is your district drawing borders to reduce or perpetuate racial segregation?

Articles | January 11 2018

We can draw school zones to make classrooms less segregated. This is how well your district does. By Alvin Chang Think about your elementary school. If you attended an American public school, chances are you went to that school because your...

We’re Sick of Racism, Literally

We’re Sick of Racism, Literally

Articles | January 4 2018

By Dougla Jacobs Estifanos Zerai-Misgun, a black Brookline, Mass., police officer, pulled up in an unmarked car and greeted his superior, a white lieutenant. He wasn’t prepared for the response by the lieutenant, who said, as he gestured at the...

Open Letter to Red Cross for Refusing to Help Some Milwaukee Residents

Open Letter to Red Cross for Refusing to Help Some Milwaukee Residents

Articles | January 2 2018

Posted by Reggie Jackson In the most segregated metropolitan area in the nation, the American Red Cross of Wisconsin is segregating its response to helping families in need. A new policy, which apparently went into effect last week, was not...

Boston. Racism. Image. Reality.

Boston. Racism. Image. Reality.

Articles | December 26 2017

By The Spotlight Team (The Boston Globe) Google the phrase “Most racist city,” and Boston pops up more than any other place, time and time again. It may be easy to write that off as a meaningless digital snapshot of what people say about us,...

NCHE Joins Many Other Organizations in Urging Congress to Take Action in Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands

NCHE Joins Many Other Organizations in Urging Congress to Take Action in Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands

Announcements, Archive | December 19 2017

NCHE as well as other organizations join voices to urge Congress to take action to address the ongoing healthcare crisis in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands as a result of the recent hurricanes.  The letter calls for Congress to address...

Affluent and Black, and Still Trapped by Segregation

Affluent and Black, and Still Trapped by Segregation

Articles | December 18 2017

By John Eligon and Robert Gebeloff MILWAUKEE — Their daughter was sick and they needed family around to help care for her, so JoAnne and Maanaan Sabir took an unexpected detour. They had spent years blowing past mileposts: earning advanced...

Charter School Leaders Are Complicit with Segregation, and It’s Hurting Their Movement

Charter School Leaders Are Complicit with Segregation, and It’s Hurting Their Movement

Articles | December 14 2017

by Andre Perry Charter schools didn’t create segregation but the charter school movement isn’t helping to end it either. When Martin Luther King Jr. said, “We must never adjust ourselves to racial segregation,” he wasn’t suggesting...

Nothing Protects Black Women From Dying in Pregnancy and Childbirth

Nothing Protects Black Women From Dying in Pregnancy and Childbirth

Articles | December 11 2017

by Nina Martin, ProPublica, and Renee Montagne, NPR On a melancholy Saturday this past February, Shalon Irving’s “village” — the friends and family she had assembled to support her as a single mother — gathered at a funeral home in a...

The Fight for Affordable Housing Unites People in Manufactured Homes Across Racial and Geographic Barriers

The Fight for Affordable Housing Unites People in Manufactured Homes Across Racial and Geographic Barriers

Articles | December 8 2017

By Sarah Jaffe, Truthout | Interview Today we bring you a conversation with Kevin Borden, the executive director of Manufactured Housing Action (MHAction), a nationwide constituency-based group. MHAction works to empower manufactured...