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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...

“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...