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Biased policies send message some children’s lives don’t matter: Florentina Staigers

Biased policies send message some children’s lives don’t matter: Florentina Staigers

Articles | January 20 2015

As Martin Luther King Day approaches, civil rights protests around the country remind us that there is still work to be done.  We often take for granted in this country the fact that all lives matter. But the reality is that this is not the...

Available NOW: Health Equity and the Impact of the 2014 Mid-Term Elections

Available NOW: Health Equity and the Impact of the 2014 Mid-Term Elections

Events, Webinar | January 12 2015

The Health Equity and Leadership Exchange Network (HELEN) presents: Health Equity and the Impact of the 2014 Mid-Term Elections.  The webinar provides current and prospective HELEN members and supporters from around the country a unique...

2015 Legislative Preview

2015 Legislative Preview

Events | January 6 2015

Join Maryland Nonprofits Monday, January 12 for a preview of the 2015 General Assembly.  This will be your chance to get involved in public policy initiatives that nonprofits are leading, and learn about legislative and budget issues that could...

New Partners for Smart Growth Conference

New Partners for Smart Growth Conference

Events | January 4 2015

The theme for New Partners 2015 is “Practical Tools and Innovative Strategies for Creating Great Communities,” underscoring this year’s stronger emphasis on implementation. The program  will feature tools, strategies, focused trainings,...

Health Reform is Important, But Collaboration is Key

Health Reform is Important, But Collaboration is Key

Articles | December 30 2014

Relative to national averages, many people of color have poorer health from the cradle to the grave—beginning at birth, with higher rates of low birth weight and infant mortality; through childhood and adolescence, with higher rates of asthma and...

Gail Christopher to be Honored with Terrance Keenan Award

Gail Christopher to be Honored with Terrance Keenan Award

Articles | December 16 2014

Gail Christopher, Vice President for Policy and Senior Advisor at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, will receive Grantmakers In Health's (GIH) 2015 Terrance Keenan Leadership Award in Health Philanthropy. The award pays tribute to health grantmakers...

The Raising of America Webinar

The Raising of America Webinar

Webinar | December 12 2014

The National Collaborative for Health Equity recently held a webinar encouraging PLACE MATTERS teams to use The Raising of America – a new documentary film from award-winning media producers at California Newsreel – to help raise awareness...

Why Eric Garner is the turning point Ferguson never was

Why Eric Garner is the turning point Ferguson never was

Articles | December 9 2014

Ferguson, Mo., has captured the nation's attention for the better part of the past four months. But in just a few short days in the national news, Eric Garner has become the political rallying point that Ferguson never has. A new poll shows...

Mediaxploitation: A Call for Unbiased Reporting on Boys and Men of Color

Mediaxploitation: A Call for Unbiased Reporting on Boys and Men of Color

Events | November 25 2014

Event Description: Media reporting on the Grand Jury decision regarding the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, tended to focus on isolated instances of violence that erupted following the announcement of the jury’s decision.  Yet...

Statement from the National Collaborative for Health Equity on the Grand Jury Decision Regarding the Death of Michael Brown

Statement from the National Collaborative for Health Equity on the Grand Jury Decision Regarding the Death of Michael Brown

Statement | November 25 2014

The National Collaborative for Health Equity joins many other racial justice organizations around the nation in decrying the failure of the Grand Jury convened in the Michael Brown killing to indict Ferguson, MO police officer Darren Wilson, who was...