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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...

Register for the State of Black Health National Conference

Register for the State of Black Health National Conference

Announcements, Events | July 23 2018

NAATPN, Inc., in conjunction with the National Medical Association, the NAACP and the Southeast Health Equity Council, is pleased to host a national conference to address the state of health in America and to outline a platform to promote equity in...

NCHE Condemns U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in Trump v. Hawaii

NCHE Condemns U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in Trump v. Hawaii

| June 26 2018

June 26, 2018 Washington, DC – The National Collaborative for Health Equity joins hundreds of other human and civil rights and public health organizations in condemning the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling today in the Trump v. Hawaii case, which...

NCHE in Solidarity with The Poor People’s Campaign – A National Call for Moral Revival
Voting While Black: The Racial Injustice That Harms Our Democracy

Voting While Black: The Racial Injustice That Harms Our Democracy

Articles | June 15 2018

By Carol Anderson The recent spate of whites calling 911 on African Americans for barbecuing while black, waiting in Starbucks while black, sleeping at Yale while black ad nauseum has led to a much-needed discussion about the policing of public...

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: We honored sports teams with racist mascots. Not anymore.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: We honored sports teams with racist mascots. Not anymore.

Articles | May 7 2018

By Richard E. Besser There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. There’s an even better chance you’ve never heard of the RWJF Sports Award, which we bestow each year on organizations that contribute to...

Why the Waffle House Shooting Should Get Us Talking About White Privilege

Why the Waffle House Shooting Should Get Us Talking About White Privilege

Articles | May 4 2018

By Heidi Stevens I used to help out at an after-school cooking program where the kids happened to be mostly students of color. One week the regular instructor was off, and we had a sub. When I gathered my young charges at the beginning of class...

Segregation Incarnated in Brick and Mortar

Segregation Incarnated in Brick and Mortar

Articles | April 27 2018

Column by Andre Perry  "I say, segregation now, segregation tomorrow and segregation forever,” Alabama Governor George Wallace infamously proclaimed in 1963 during his inauguration address, making clear he would thwart any effort to integrate...

Gentrification and Social Justice in Baltimore

Gentrification and Social Justice in Baltimore

Articles | April 18 2018

By Tom Hall & Cianna B. Greaves   https://cpa.ds.npr.org/wyprmain/audio/2018/04/Midday_GentrificationSJ_041018_0.mp3   On today's program, a conversation about housing in Baltimore, through the lens of gentrification and...