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Separate and Still Unequal

Separate and Still Unequal

Blog | March 9 2016

by Janie Boschma In a modern-day tale of two cities, in virtually every major U.S. metropolitan area students of color are much more likely than whites to attend public schools shaped by high concentrations of poverty, an analysis of federal data...

The Concentration of Poverty in American Schools

The Concentration of Poverty in American Schools

Blog | March 9 2016

by Janie Boschma and Ronald Brownstein In almost all major American cities, most African American and Hispanic students attend public schools where a majority of their classmates qualify as poor or low-income, a new analysis of federal data...

Where Children Rarely Escape Poverty

Where Children Rarely Escape Poverty

Blog | March 9 2016

Emily DeRuy and Janie Boschma Charlotte, North Carolina, wants to change its status as one of the worst places in the United States for poor children to have a shot at getting ahead as adults. If the city succeeds, its efforts may offer a roadmap...

CULTURE OF HEALTH LEADERS Fact Sheet
Group takes a broad look at county’s health

Group takes a broad look at county’s health

Events | March 1 2016

San Juan Community PLACE MATTERS, or SJCPM, is a group of organizations and citizens from throughout San Juan County joining together to make the places where we live, learn, work and play healthier for ALL members of the community. It addresses...

WKKF supports Kalamazoo and Flint

WKKF supports Kalamazoo and Flint

Blog | February 26 2016

from WKKF: "Over the past weekend, the unimaginable happened in our nearby Kalamazoo community when a shooter took the lives of six people and severely injured two others. We are deeply saddened by such unbearable acts of violence and the...

NHMA & HDA presents 20th Annual Joint National Conference: Advancing Hispanic Health: the Next 20 Years – NHMA and HDA Leading the Way

NHMA & HDA presents 20th Annual Joint National Conference: Advancing Hispanic Health: the Next 20 Years – NHMA and HDA Leading the Way

Events | February 25 2016

Join the NHMA  & HDA network of physicians, dentists, health care professionals, government and private sector partners from across the nation and learn new strategies for effective health care and policies to improve the health of Hispanic...

Stigma: The Impact on Public Health and Public Health Policy

Stigma: The Impact on Public Health and Public Health Policy

Events | February 24 2016

The Lung Cancer Allinace has launched a Congressional Briefing Series as a platform to educate Members of Congress and Congressional staff on issues related to lung cancer. During the briefing series, they will provide substantive, fact-based...

Blueprints to Action: Community Strategies to End Racism and Promote Racial Healing

Blueprints to Action: Community Strategies to End Racism and Promote Racial Healing

Publication, Publications | February 22 2016

In 2009, the PLACE MATTERS teams embarked upon a process called “blueprinting” that bought together subject matter experts, communities, and other stakeholders in a problem solving process for documenting lessons, process,  methods, and...

PLACE MATTERS: Advancing Health Equity

PLACE MATTERS: Advancing Health Equity

Publication, Publications | February 22 2016

Place Matters: Advancing Health Equity documents some of the Place Matters Team's early successes and efforts  to transform how communities understand and tackle persistent racial and ethnic health...