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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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Baltimore’s secret history of death: Racism, corporate greed & the most infamous mass-poisoning in American history

Baltimore’s secret history of death: Racism, corporate greed & the most infamous mass-poisoning in American history

Articles | May 6 2015

"Few now doubt the lethality of inequality. Unequal treatment under the law has resulted in case after case of Black lives lost, whether by gunshot, suffocation, or severed spine.  And yet, as tragic as these individual cases are, the lethality of...

Wash. Times Touts Industry Allies To Deny Black And Hispanic Support For Climate Action

Wash. Times Touts Industry Allies To Deny Black And Hispanic Support For Climate Action

Articles | May 5 2015

"The Washington Times relied on statements from fossil fuel allies and a coal industry poll to allege that blacks and Hispanics "increasingly are turning against" President Obama's climate change agenda, supposedly out of concern for the poor. But...

Roundtable Discussion on Health Equity at the White House

Roundtable Discussion on Health Equity at the White House

Events | April 21 2015

The White House Council on Women and Girls cordially invites you to attend a Roundtable discussion on Health Equity in celebration of National Minority Health Month DETAILS Thirty years ago, the United States Department of Health and Human...

“How to Create Community Allies Using a Social Determinants Approach”

“How to Create Community Allies Using a Social Determinants Approach”

Video | April 14 2015

A Webinar presented by the Bernalillo Place Matters Team (slides...

Film Screening: The Raising of America

Film Screening: The Raising of America

Events | April 10 2015

Cook County Place Matters Team hosts Film Screening: The Raising of America, on April 29th, 2015 6:00pm-8:00pm. More...

BREAKING BARRIERS: Improving Health Insurance Enrollment and Access to Health Care

BREAKING BARRIERS: Improving Health Insurance Enrollment and Access to Health Care

Articles | April 10 2015

With support from the WK Kellogg Foundation, the Alliance for a Just Society conducted grounded research in 10 states (California, Florida, Idaho, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, and Texas) to explore how those who...

Webinar Now Available: Local Government Budgeting and Racial Equity

Webinar Now Available: Local Government Budgeting and Racial Equity

Webinar | March 24 2015

The National Collaborative for Health Equity and Government Alliance on Race and Equity recently hosted a webinar on Local Government Budgeting and Racial Equity. This is an opportunity to learn about local government budgeting basics and how...

Local Government Budgeting and Racial Equity

Local Government Budgeting and Racial Equity

Video | March 23 2015

A Webinar presented by the National Collaborative for Health Equity and the Government Alliance on Race and...

Privatizing Public Housing: “The Genocide of Poor People”

Privatizing Public Housing: “The Genocide of Poor People”

Articles | March 13 2015

Over the phone, Candy Smallwood sounds burned out. "This'll be a great job for someone else - but not for me." The attorney at the Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco is two weeks away from leaving her post as the outreach coordinator for...

An Uncomfortable Truth

An Uncomfortable Truth

Statement | March 12 2015

The Alameda County Place Matter's team shared the Public Health Department Health Officer and Director's, Dr. Muntu Davis,  written letter to their partners and residents about their commitment to work for racial and health equity. Read the full...