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

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The Neighborhood Is the Unit of Change

The Neighborhood Is the Unit of Change

Articles | October 19 2018

By David Brooks You’ve probably heard the starfish story. There’s a boy on the beach who finds thousands of starfish washed ashore, dying. He picks one up and throws it back into the ocean. A passer-by asks him what’s the point of that. All...

We Welcome Our New Culture of Health Leaders Cohort!

We Welcome Our New Culture of Health Leaders Cohort!

Announcements, Articles | October 3 2018

We are proud to welcome our newest Culture of Health Leaders cohort! Leaders in this and other @Robert Wood Johnson Foundation programs are working across sectors to collaborate on creative solutions that advance a #CultureofHealth. Please also...

Detailed New National Maps Show How Neighborhoods Shape Children for Life

Detailed New National Maps Show How Neighborhoods Shape Children for Life

Articles | October 1 2018

SEATTLE — The part of this city east of Northgate Mall looks like many of the neighborhoods that surround it, with its modest midcentury homes beneath dogwood and Douglas fir trees. Whatever distinguishes this place is invisible from the...

Birmingham’s ‘Food Deserts’ Have Been Shaped by its Redlined Past

Birmingham’s ‘Food Deserts’ Have Been Shaped by its Redlined Past

Articles | September 28 2018

By Randi Pink Birmingham, Alabama’s food scene is having a moment in the spotlight. In June, TV food personality and chef Andrew Zimmern named the city the “hottest small food city in America right now.” And in May, Birmingham’s Highlands...

The Aftermath of Botham Jean’s Killing Shows Why We Need to Cope With the Community Trauma of Police Brutality

The Aftermath of Botham Jean’s Killing Shows Why We Need to Cope With the Community Trauma of Police Brutality

Articles | September 20 2018

By Shaun King 2018 has been an absolute bloodbath, not just for black folk in America, but for people of color around the world. Yet President Donald Trump dominates the headlines and the overwhelming barrage of news about him makes it easy for...

Americans Want to Believe Jobs Are the Solution to Poverty. They’re Not.

Americans Want to Believe Jobs Are the Solution to Poverty. They’re Not.

Articles | September 17 2018

By Matthew Desmond Vanessa Solivan and her three children fled their last place in June 2015, after a young man was shot and killed around the corner. They found a floor to sleep on in Vanessa’s parents’ home on North Clinton Avenue in East...

Webinar: Separation of Immigrant Children & Their Families

Webinar: Separation of Immigrant Children & Their Families

Events | September 14 2018

Children’s Health the Current Status of Separated Children in ICE (health/social status). The webinar will examine the Trump Administration’s policy to separate children from their parents and the resulting trauma and health impacts for...

PublicHealth.org Have Expanded their Site’s Career and State Resources

PublicHealth.org Have Expanded their Site’s Career and State Resources

Articles | August 29 2018

Public Health Career Guide explores different specialties within the scope of public health to help students identify and pursue their dream career. You can see all of our career guides here: https://www.publichealth.org/careers/ For students...

Prevention Institute’s New Report Highlights Interviews with Organizational Leaders from Across the Country

Prevention Institute’s New Report Highlights Interviews with Organizational Leaders from Across the Country

Announcements, Articles, Reports | August 23 2018

Drawing on interviews with grassroots leaders from across the country, this report explores how the political landscape, funding, staff skills, leadership, and partnerships influence the ability of community-based organizations to work effectively...

This Tool Measures How Far States And The US Are From Meeting Health and Well-Being Goals

This Tool Measures How Far States And The US Are From Meeting Health and Well-Being Goals

Articles | August 7 2018

By Brian D. Smedley, Dennis P. Andrulis, Steven H. Woolf Opportunity is a core US value. All who reside in this country should have a fair chance to achieve their full potential, regardless of who they are or where they were born or live. While...