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Hope Initiative’s Groundbreaking Research on Minority Health Brings “Opportunity Approach” to Redressing Racial and Ethnic Inequities

Hope Initiative’s Groundbreaking Research on Minority Health Brings “Opportunity Approach” to Redressing Racial and Ethnic Inequities

| November 19 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 19, 2020 Contact: Michael K. Frisby 202-625-4328/[email protected]   HOPE INITIATIVE’S GROUNDBREAKING RESEARCH ON MINORITY HEALTH BRINGS “OPPORTUNITY APPROACH” TO REDRESSING RACIAL AND ETHNIC...

Black Children Are 6 Times More Likely to Be Shot to Death by Police, Study Finds

Black Children Are 6 Times More Likely to Be Shot to Death by Police, Study Finds

Articles | December 23 2020

By Giulia Heyward and João Costa, CNN (CNN)Black children were six times more likely to be shot to death by the police than their White peers over a 16-year period, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics that offers support...

Culture of Health Leaders Welcomes Cohort 2020!

Culture of Health Leaders Welcomes Cohort 2020!

Announcements | December 3 2020

Culture of Health Leaders Welcomes Cohort 2020! These leaders have already accomplished remarkable things. As they begin the next chapter of their leadership journeys, we are excited to learn alongside them and work together to build a Culture of...

Prodded by Racial Reckoning, Colleges Aim To Increase Minority Contracting. Will They Succeed?

Prodded by Racial Reckoning, Colleges Aim To Increase Minority Contracting. Will They Succeed?

Articles | December 1 2020

By Kirk Carapezza This is part two of a two-part series on higher education and minority contracting. The read or listen to the first part here. As the first chief procurement officer of the University of Massachusetts, David Cho centralized...

6 Things Every Non-Native Should Do on Thanksgiving

6 Things Every Non-Native Should Do on Thanksgiving

Articles | November 24 2020

By Brittany Wong “The antidote to feel-good history is not feel-bad history, but honest and inclusive history,” sociologist James W. Loewen writes in “Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got...

A Blueprint for Racial Healing in the Biden Era

A Blueprint for Racial Healing in the Biden Era

| November 23 2020

By Sheryll Cashin (politico.com) The 2020 election offered stark, competing visions for American race relations and politics. President Donald Trump cast himself to suburban white voters as their protecter against anarchy, riots and racial...

Richardson ISD Superintendent: I’m Learning How to Talk About Systemic Racism in Our District

Richardson ISD Superintendent: I’m Learning How to Talk About Systemic Racism in Our District

Articles | November 9 2020

By Jeannie Stone (dallasnews.com) Words have great power. It’s something I’ve known since my earliest days as a high school English teacher. Now, in my fourth year as superintendent of the Richardson Independent School District, I’ve...

Together Toward Health Launched by Leading Funders to Support COVID-Impacted California Communities

Together Toward Health Launched by Leading Funders to Support COVID-Impacted California Communities

Announcements, Press Release | October 22 2020

Public Health Institute: Press Release Thirteen major philanthropic foundations have pooled resources to launch Together Toward Health, a $20 million initiative to stop the spread of coronavirus and strengthen health and resilience in...

New Job Opening at The de Beaumont Foundation

New Job Opening at The de Beaumont Foundation

Announcements | October 22 2020

Job Opening: Senior Program Officer/Program Officer The de Beaumont Foundation Application Information Click here for the full job description The de Beaumont team is collaborative, passionate, and deeply committed to creating bold solutions...

People of Color Face Disproportionate Pandemic-Related Financial Stress

People of Color Face Disproportionate Pandemic-Related Financial Stress

Articles | October 19 2020

By Michelle Fox, CNBC This story originally ran on CNBC. The coronavirus pandemic is causing financial stress and anxiety for many Americans, yet it is people of color who are feeling it the most, according to an analysis of the American...