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Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) Statement in Recognition of Juneteenth, 2022

Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) Statement in Recognition of Juneteenth, 2022

Announcements, Racial Equity, Statement | June 20 2022

Chair of the TFAH Board of Directors Gail Christopher, D.N. and President and CEO J. Nadine Gracia, M.D., MSCE released the following statement in recognition of Juneteenth, 2022. (Washington, DC – June 17, 2022) -- “Juneteenth is a...

Necessary Conversations: Understanding Racism as a Barrier to Achieving Health Equity

Necessary Conversations: Understanding Racism as a Barrier to Achieving Health Equity

Articles, Publications | June 15 2022

Genuine discussions about racial inequities are necessary, difficult, and urgent. Many forces work to keep people from discussing racism. Conversations and narratives often generate unproductive fear, shame, guilt, avoidance, and denial in the...

Forgotten Native Indian Boarding Schools and Burial Sites Uncovered

Forgotten Native Indian Boarding Schools and Burial Sites Uncovered

Articles, Racial Equity | May 19 2022

Feds Seek to Undo Harm From Forced Assimilation Schools. By Sarafina Wright, The Washington Informer (Read...

Gordon Plaza Was Sold as a Dream for Black Home Buyers. It Was a Toxic Nightmare.

Gordon Plaza Was Sold as a Dream for Black Home Buyers. It Was a Toxic Nightmare.

Articles, Environmental Racism, Racial Equity | April 5 2022

New Orleans city officials allowed developers to build homes on land contaminated with chemicals linked to cancer. They didn’t tell the people who moved in. By Darryl Fears, The Washington Post (Read...

The Work toward Equity That Awaits a Pandemic-Weary Nation: Analysis

The Work toward Equity That Awaits a Pandemic-Weary Nation: Analysis

Articles, Health Medical Care | March 22 2022

The nation will soon mark 1 million COVID-19 deaths. By Richard Besser (Read...

Dr. Gail Christopher Joins the 2022 Health Summit as Keynote Speaker

Dr. Gail Christopher Joins the 2022 Health Summit as Keynote Speaker

Announcements, Events, Webinar | March 4 2022

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...

Policy Changes To Address Racial/Ethnic Inequities In Patient Safety

Policy Changes To Address Racial/Ethnic Inequities In Patient Safety

Articles, Health Medical Care, Racial Equity | March 3 2022

By Angela Thomas, Seth Krevat, and Raj Ratwani - Health Affairs (Read...

“That’s Public Health” Web Series by APHA and Complexly

“That’s Public Health” Web Series by APHA and Complexly

Health Medical Care, Racial Equity, Video, Webinar | February 11 2022

EPISODE 1: The first episode of APHA and Complexly's web series "That's Public Health" introduces the basics of public health and why it is so important. https://youtu.be/ig2cnOLFBR4   EPISODE 2: Health equity is a public health...

NCHE Welcomes New Deputy Director for Programs & Strategy

NCHE Welcomes New Deputy Director for Programs & Strategy

Announcements | February 8 2022

The National Collaborative for Health Equity (NCHE) welcomes Luz B. Delgado as Deputy Director for Programs & Strategy. Ms. Delgado is a national expert in organizational management, grassroots mobilization, and advocacy for social...

Equity-Focused Approaches for Injury and Violence Prevention Seed Grants

Equity-Focused Approaches for Injury and Violence Prevention Seed Grants

Announcements | February 1 2022

Safe States is now accepting applications for three seed grants of $25,000 each to advance the vision outlined in a recent special convening of the Injury and Violence Prevention Network (IVPN). The IVPN special convening took place in December 2021...