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The Case Of Laquan McDonald

The Case Of Laquan McDonald

Articles | March 18 2019

by Hermene Hartman The death of Laquan McDonald, the 17-year-old Black male killed by 16 shots from policeman Jason Van Dyke’s gun, has changed Chicago politics and hopefully the police department. The case has received national attention...

CHE Leaders Doing Great Work: The Jefferson County Memorial Project

CHE Leaders Doing Great Work: The Jefferson County Memorial Project

Articles | March 15 2019

The Jefferson County Memorial Project, a grassroots, citizen-led coalition is working to retrieve our county monuments from EJI's National Memorial to Peace in Justice in Montgomery. Currently, we are building out our Interfaith Interpretation...

New TFAH Report: Promoting Health and Cost Control in States

New TFAH Report: Promoting Health and Cost Control in States

Articles | February 21 2019

Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) releases a new report today, Promoting Health and Cost Control: How States Can Improve Community Health and Well-being Through Policy Change. The report highlights 13 evidence-based policies, all outside the...

The Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science Announces Its First Pre-Conference Workshop

The Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science Announces Its First Pre-Conference Workshop

| February 7 2019

Traversing Divides: Interdisciplinary Research in Population Health and Health Disparities October 1, 2019 9:30 AM- 5:00 PM Sheraton Seattle Hotel Seattle, Washington This one-day workshop will provide an orientation to the value of...

Join the Open Forum RACE – The Power of an Illusion

Join the Open Forum RACE – The Power of an Illusion

Articles, Events | February 1 2019

  Wed. Feb 6, 3:00–6:00 pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall UC Berkeley campus First broadcast on public television more than 15 years ago, RACE - The Power of an Illusion has become one of the most widely viewed documentaries...

NCHE Signs on to Final Letters to President and Congress on Health Impacts of Shutdown

NCHE Signs on to Final Letters to President and Congress on Health Impacts of Shutdown

Announcements, Articles, Press Release | January 22 2019

January 17, 2019 The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: With the partial government shutdown nearing the four-week point, the undersigned organizations call on Congress and the...

The Racial Wealth Gap Is Worse Than It Was 35 Years Ago

The Racial Wealth Gap Is Worse Than It Was 35 Years Ago

Articles | January 21 2019

By Eillie Anzilotti When Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in 1968, he was in the midst of organizing what was called the Poor People’s Campaign. Its premise was straightforward: The fight for civil rights had to include economic...

NCHE Along with Many Other Organizations Sign a Call for Health Equity to Members of the 116th Congress

NCHE Along with Many Other Organizations Sign a Call for Health Equity to Members of the 116th Congress

Announcements, Articles | January 10 2019

January 4, 2019 PDF version Dear Members of Congress, Each year our nation loses $93 billion in avoidable health care costs and $175 billion due to premature deaths stemming directly from racial, ethnic, and other health inequities. Each of...

Exclusive: New Report Shows Gentrifiers Use Police to Terrorize Communities of Color—Without Even Calling 911

Exclusive: New Report Shows Gentrifiers Use Police to Terrorize Communities of Color—Without Even Calling 911

Articles | January 9 2019

By Anne Branigin It was a story so ridiculous it seemed destined to go viral: A new Harlem resident, a white woman going only by the name Mackenzie, launched a veritable war against a neighborhood ice cream truck, complaining loudly and...

Why Is It Legal for Landlords to Refuse Section 8 Renters?

Why Is It Legal for Landlords to Refuse Section 8 Renters?

Articles | December 14 2018

By Kriston Capps Families who receive housing aid in Baltimore and San Jose may soon have a better shot at finding an affordable place to live. That’s good, because right now, their odds are slim-to-none. This week, the San Jose City Council...