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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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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...

50 Years Later – President Johnson’s Commencement Speech at Howard: The State of African-American Families

50 Years Later – President Johnson’s Commencement Speech at Howard: The State of African-American Families

Events | May 27 2015

Please join the National Collaborative for Health Equity, the Howard University School of Social Work and School of Law - for a forum to highlight the significant accomplishments and resilience of African-American men and Black...

Kirwan Institute’s State of the Science Implicit Bias Review 2015

Kirwan Institute’s State of the Science Implicit Bias Review 2015

Articles, Publication | May 21 2015

The State of the Science Implicit Bias reviews explore the newest developments in the field of implicit bias research and discourse.  Since the launch of this publication in 2013, the reactions from the field have been both gratifying and sobering....

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...