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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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Upcoming IOM workshop: Early Childhood Obesity: Science & Solutions

Upcoming IOM workshop: Early Childhood Obesity: Science & Solutions

Events, Webinar | August 24 2015

What can we do to address overweight and obesity among society’s youngest? On October 6, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Roundtable on Obesity Solutions will host Obesity in the Early Childhood Years: Emerging Science &...

The Impact of Racism on the Health and Well-Being of the Nation

The Impact of Racism on the Health and Well-Being of the Nation

Webinar | August 24 2015

The recent events in Charleston, South Carolina, Baltimore, Maryland, and Ferguson, Missouri, remind us that stigma, inequalities and civil rights injustices remain in our society today. Unfortunately, skin color plays a large part in how...

PM Resources Newsletter – August 2015

PM Resources Newsletter – August 2015

Newsletters | August 19 2015

Residence Rule and Residence Situations – Count Incarcerated People at Home

Residence Rule and Residence Situations – Count Incarcerated People at Home

Articles | July 20 2015

A Comment Letter has been signed by a number of national civil rights, voting rights, labor and criminal justice organizations in response to the Census Bureau’s federal register notice regarding the Residence Rule and Residence Situations, 80...

PM Resources Newsletter – July 2015
America Healing Organizations Applaud Release of HUD’s New Fair Housing Rule

America Healing Organizations Applaud Release of HUD’s New Fair Housing Rule

Articles | July 9 2015

The following statement reflects the views of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s America Healing organizations, a group of civil rights organizations working toward racial equity and racial healing. The organizations include the Poverty &...

Racial Equity Organizations’ Statement on SCOTUS Decision in King v. Burwell

Racial Equity Organizations’ Statement on SCOTUS Decision in King v. Burwell

Statement | June 25 2015

We, the undersigned organizations working to advance racial justice and health equity in the United States, are pleased that the U.S. Supreme Court has found that health insurance subsidies authorized by the landmark Patient Protection and...

Civil rights organizations issue joint statement on the shooting at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina

Civil rights organizations issue joint statement on the shooting at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina

Articles, Statement | June 22 2015

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading national health, equity and civil rights groups, joining together as America Healing grantees of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, issued the following joint statement in response to...

RACE – THE POWER OF AN ILLUSION: The Genesis of Discriminatory Housing Policies

RACE – THE POWER OF AN ILLUSION: The Genesis of Discriminatory Housing Policies

Articles | June 17 2015

"The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision preserved the Fair Housing Act. The Court said that overt racism is not the only cause of discrimination and that unconsciously held stereotypes about people of color can negatively impact housing decisions....

7th Annual Men’s Health and Healthcare Conference

7th Annual Men’s Health and Healthcare Conference

Events | June 17 2015

A one-day forum to educate and empower men to take a proactive approach to improve the quality of their lives- Mind, Body, and Soul.  The program includes topics related to chronic disease; screening, prevention, diagnosis of disease;...