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Bay Area Gentrification Displacing Communities of Color

Bay Area Gentrification Displacing Communities of Color

Articles | August 16 2019

By Kiley Russell - Bay City News Foundation Alma Blackwell was born and raised in West Oakland but after years of intense gentrification followed by waves of displacement, she barely recognizes her old neighborhood. “There’s almost no one...

Call for Applications: The 2020 RWJF Culture of Health Prize CFA is Open!

Call for Applications: The 2020 RWJF Culture of Health Prize CFA is Open!

Announcements, Articles | August 9 2019

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is officially accepting applications for the 2020 RWJF Culture of Health Prize. An annual award, the RWJF Culture of Health Prize elevates and honors communities that are at the forefront of advancing...

Like Truman’s Military Desegregation Order, Leadership Against Racism Starts at the Top

Like Truman’s Military Desegregation Order, Leadership Against Racism Starts at the Top

Articles | July 29 2019

By John R. Allen Inspiration around issues of race and civility in America is in short supply. Racist, xenophobic language coming from social media platforms to the White House has corroded public discourse and widened the longstanding divides in...

Why the UN is Investigating Extreme Poverty … in America, the World’s Richest Nation

Why the UN is Investigating Extreme Poverty … in America, the World’s Richest Nation

Articles | July 24 2019

By Ed Pilkington The United Nations monitor on extreme poverty and human rights has embarked on a coast-to-coast tour of the US to hold the world’s richest nation – and its president – to account for the hardships endured by America’s...

White America is Quietly Self-Segregating

White America is Quietly Self-Segregating

Articles | July 22 2019

By Alvin Chang There's a small town in Minnesota called Worthington. It's a place that fascinates sociologists. In the 1980s, Worthington was on its way to becoming a ghost town, like many other white, blue-collar communities. But in 1989, the...

Dr. Gail Christopher Addresses Helsinki Commission (Oral Testimony)

Dr. Gail Christopher Addresses Helsinki Commission (Oral Testimony)

Announcements, Articles | July 22 2019

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission) BRIEFING ON TRUTH, RECONCILIATION, & HEALING - Toward a Unified Future (PDF Version) Thursday, July 18, 2019 Testimony by Gail C. Christopher Chairman Hastings,...

Dr. Gail Christopher Addresses Helsinki Commission

Dr. Gail Christopher Addresses Helsinki Commission

Archive, Articles | July 22 2019

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission) BRIEFING ON TRUTH, RECONCILIATION, & HEALING - Toward a Unified Future (PDF Version) Thursday, July 18, 2019 Written Testimony by Gail C. Christopher Chairman...

Segregation Has Soared in America’s Schools as Federal Leaders Largely Looked Away

Segregation Has Soared in America’s Schools as Federal Leaders Largely Looked Away

Articles | July 11 2019

By Seema Mehta and Michael Finnegan Nearly 50 years have passed since Kamala Harris joined the legions of children bused to schools in distant neighborhoods as the United States attempted to integrate its racially segregated public...

America’s Challenge: Moving Toward Racial Healing and Transformation

America’s Challenge: Moving Toward Racial Healing and Transformation

Articles | July 9 2019

By Gail. C. Christopher (The Charleston Chronicle) (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Months after Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam came under fire for the racist images on his yearbook page from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1984, he remains in office, a...

CHE Cook County is Fighting for Equity in the Mid-West

CHE Cook County is Fighting for Equity in the Mid-West

Articles | July 5 2019

The Collaborative for Health Equity Cook County (CHE Cook County) is confronting the root causes of inequities in health by raising awareness, advancing policy, and building power.  CHE Cook County is working to address the root causes of inequity...