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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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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;...

The Raising of America – Pre-Order Your DVD Today!

The Raising of America – Pre-Order Your DVD Today!

Press Release, Video | June 10 2015

SHIPPING JULY 31, 2015 PRE-ORDER YOUR COPY NOW! The Raising of America, by the producers of Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?, is an ambitious documentary series, online learning hub, and public engagement campaign which...

If We Build It, We Will Come: A Model for Community-Led Change to Transform Neighborhood Conditions to Support Healthy Eating and Active Living

If We Build It, We Will Come: A Model for Community-Led Change to Transform Neighborhood Conditions to Support Healthy Eating and Active Living

Publication | June 10 2015

Neighborhoods affect health. In 3 adjoining inner-city Cleveland, Ohio, neighborhoods, residents have an average life expectancy 15 years less than that of a nearby suburb. To address this disparity, a local health funder created the...

City Of Fresno Rejects Controversial Bus Banner

City Of Fresno Rejects Controversial Bus Banner

Articles | May 29 2015

An ad that a local non-profit group wants to run on city buses is the center of controversy, after Fresno officials say it’s too political. As FM89’s Ezra David Romero reports the group wants more parkland in older parts of town.  The...