The National Day of Racial Healing is a time to contemplate our shared values and create the blueprint together for #HowWeHeal from the effects of racism. Launched in 2017, it is an opportunity to bring all people together in their common humanity and inspire collective action to create a more just and equitable world. Find resources, find an event, or take some time to deepen your understanding by visiting

Dr. Gail Christopher, NCHE’s ED, and her daughter Heather McGhee spoke to students, administrators, staff, and faculty about racial healing, hope, and the “solidarity dividend”. The event was tied with UNIV 101: Let’s Talk About Race, a university-wide course that was piloted last year.  They both answered questions about grassroots advocacy and organizing.

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Please join us on December 8 at 5:00 p.m. when Dr. Gail Christopher, Executive Director of the National Collaborative for Health Equity, and her daughter, Heather McGhee, author of The Sum of Us, speak with Charmaine Royal at the Duke Center for Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation on Racial Healing, Hope, and “The Solidarity Dividend.” For more information, or to attend, please visit



The Urban Institute, with the support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is hosting a virtual half-day convening, Catalyzing Leadership for Equity, facilitated by racial equity and community engaged methods scholars, to discuss the experiences, challenges, and opportunities facing equity focused leaders of color. The event will take place on Friday, October 14, 2022 from 1:00pm – 4:30pm EDT.

See The Urban Institute event page for additional details.

Join Dr. Gail Christopher on March 8 and 9 at the 2022 Health Summit: Pathways through Policy for Equitable Recovery, where she will present the keynote speech. 

The 2022 Health Summit promote pathways to equitable recovery, renewal, and resilience and move Louisiana forward. The ultimate goal of our collective work is for Louisiana to rank 40th in health outcomes by 2030.

Thank you to the Louisiana Center for Health Equity, Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Public Health, and Pennington Biomedical Research Center for this exciting opportunity!

To join her in this important discussion, register here.

The National Day of Racial Healing 2022

(video posted by:W.K. Kellogg Foundation)

The 6th annual National Day of Racial Healing is dedicated to exploring #HowWeHeal from the effects of individual and systemic racism. Launched on Jan. 17, 2017, it creates a sense of belonging through a shared humanity, inspiring collective action to make a world that is more just and equitable.

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Congressional Briefing on Health Equity Data

July 21: 10 a.m. (ET), Virtual

The AAMC will hold a Congressional briefing, “Data for Health Equity: the Foundation for Creating Healthier Communities.”

Register here:

National TRHT Emergency Town Hall: Responding to Anti-Asian Violence

Join our Collaboratives for Health Equity (CHE) Cook County team, on January 28th, as they speak on what is needed in order to change the maldistribution of money, power, and resources that produces the gross injustices and inequities we see in our communities today.

Thursday, January 28, 2021
5:00-6:30 pm CST
Topic: Covid 19 Vaccination’

Register here:

Join us for a message on #RacialHealing #AmericaCanHeal 1.19.21 @1PM ET at #NationalDayRacialHealing #EndRacialDiscrimination #TheTimeIsNowEndRacialDiscriminiation