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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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Why are bike lanes such heated symbols of gentrification?

Why are bike lanes such heated symbols of gentrification?

Articles | November 13 2015

At a tense D.C. meeting over a proposed bike lane last month, one cycling advocate seemingly tried to add legitimacy to her argument by declaring that she had lived in the city for eight years. Bike lane opponents — mainly congregants...

MLH Program Center Planning Grant Announcement!

MLH Program Center Planning Grant Announcement!

Articles | November 1 2015

Big news!  We are thrilled to announce that the National Collaborative for Health Equity and CommonHealth ACTION have been selected by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to design the Multisector Leaders for Health national program center, a...

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Hosts Health Equity Leadership and Exchange Network Newark Roundtable

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Hosts Health Equity Leadership and Exchange Network Newark Roundtable

Events | October 30 2015

Newark, NJ, October 30, 2015---- Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey recently hosted a roundtable discussion of the Health Equity Leadership and Exchange Network (HELEN), in collaboration with the...

Forget the Bacon: Living in Poverty Means You Have An Advanced Risk of Getting Cancer

Forget the Bacon: Living in Poverty Means You Have An Advanced Risk of Getting Cancer

Articles | October 30 2015

by Lawrence Ware + Rebecca Martinez | NewBlackMan (in Exile) The World Health Organization recently released a press statement on the carcinogenicity of the consumption of red meat and processed meat. The statement, which elicited media...

Psychological Science and Health Equity: Advancing the Movement Webinar

Psychological Science and Health Equity: Advancing the Movement Webinar

Webinar | October 23 2015

Please join us, November 3rd (2-3pm EST), for the Psychological Science and Health Equity: Advancing the Movement Webinar.  This webinar will tell you how psychological science has informed health equity policy strategies, and answer questions...

Black Women and Breast Cancer: Disparities Continue

Black Women and Breast Cancer: Disparities Continue

Articles | October 23 2015

How can women protect themselves from treatment delays? Latest Developments This month marked the release of sobering new research on breast cancer and changes in mammogram guidelines. The new study, published Oct. 13 in Cancer...

PM Resources Newsletter – October 2015

PM Resources Newsletter – October 2015

Newsletters | October 19 2015

The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of our Nation’ A Reel Progress Screening and Live Discussion

The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of our Nation’ A Reel Progress Screening and Live Discussion

Events | October 15 2015

October 22, 2015, 6:30pm ET - 9:00pm ET "The Raising of America" is a five-part documentary series that explores the questions: Why are so many children in America faring so poorly? What are the consequences for the nation’s future?...

Racism and its Impact on Children’s Health Webinar

Racism and its Impact on Children’s Health Webinar

Events | October 7 2015

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015  I 1-2 p.m. EDT Recent research paints a stark picture of the impact of racial discrimination on children’s health. Join the American Public Health Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics for a webinar...

5th Annual Shirley Nathan-Pulliam Health Equity Lecture Series

5th Annual Shirley Nathan-Pulliam Health Equity Lecture Series

Events | September 24 2015

Presented by Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities University of Maryland School of Public Health Center for Health Equity Dr. Brian D. Smedley is co-founder and Executive Director of...