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Dr. Gail Christopher Releases Statement on Making Food Insecurity a National Priority

Dr. Gail Christopher Releases Statement on Making Food Insecurity a National Priority

Announcements, Statement | October 4 2022

Statement by Dr. Gail C. Christopher, Executive Director, National Collaborative for Health Equity FOOD INSECURITY MUST BECOME A NATIONAL PRIORITY WASHINGTON, DC - “The National Collaborative for Health Equity (NCHE) applauds President Biden for...

Join The Urban Institute for their Virtual Catalyzing Leadership for Equity Convening

Join The Urban Institute for their Virtual Catalyzing Leadership for Equity Convening

Announcements, Events | October 3 2022

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,...

The Black Progress Index: Examining the Social Factors that influence Black well-being

The Black Progress Index: Examining the Social Factors that influence Black well-being

Articles, Racial Equity | September 28 2022

By Andre M. Perry and Jonathan Rothwell, BROOKINGS "The Black Progress Index identifies and measures the social conditions that predict long and healthy lives for Black Americans." (Read...

Public Health Experts on Health Equity and the Lessons of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Public Health Experts on Health Equity and the Lessons of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Articles, Racial Equity, Video | September 26 2022

By Washington Post Live, https://www.washingtonpost.com/ "The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted and exacerbated the country's economic, racial, and health disparities. California's Health and Human Services Secretary Mark Ghaly and Harvard T. H....

NCHE Mourns the Passing of David Harrington

NCHE Mourns the Passing of David Harrington

Announcements | September 21 2022

Today, NCHE grieves the loss of our dear friend and colleague, David C. Harrington. David co-led NCHE's Prince Georges County Place Matters Team in their efforts to achieve health and life opportunities for people of color. He was a true public...

Flooding Broke Open Jackson’s Water Crisis, but It Can’t Be Disentangled From Race, Experts Say

Flooding Broke Open Jackson’s Water Crisis, but It Can’t Be Disentangled From Race, Experts Say

Articles, Environmental Racism | September 7 2022

By Nada Hassanein, USA TODAY Recent flooding in Jackson, Mississippi, exacerbated the city's already failing water system. Experts say it's a familiar threat in disinvested communities of color. (Read...

Marginalized Communities Impacted by Rising Inflation in Connecticut

Marginalized Communities Impacted by Rising Inflation in Connecticut

Articles | August 17 2022

Fox61, www.fox61.com Author: Raquel Harrington (Fox61) Findings stated that 58% of Black and Native American families reported not having enough emergency savings to cover at least one month of their expenses. (Read...

The most vulnerable people in America bear the brunt of high inflation.

The most vulnerable people in America bear the brunt of high inflation.

Articles, Video | August 17 2022

PBS NewsHour, Video "While inflation eased slightly last month, it continues to remain high and new data shows it's having an outsized, negative impact on Native American, Black and Latino families in particular, according to a poll out this week...

Poll: High U.S. Inflation Rates Are Having a More Serious Impact on Black, Latino, and Native American Households than White Households

Poll: High U.S. Inflation Rates Are Having a More Serious Impact on Black, Latino, and Native American Households than White Households

Articles, Racial Equity | August 17 2022

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Article In an NPR/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health survey, people of color are significantly more likely than Whites to report they are currently experiencing serious...

#EquityandData Newsletter Summer 2022 Issue Has Been Released!

#EquityandData Newsletter Summer 2022 Issue Has Been Released!

Newsletters, Tphd | August 11 2022

The #EquityandData Newsletter is now available! The newsletter was developed to raise awareness of work related to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's National Commission to Transform Public Health Data Systems. There are relevant news articles,...