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Historic Funding to Boost Housing, Health Care for Native Tribes

Historic Funding to Boost Housing, Health Care for Native Tribes

Articles, Housing | February 6 2023

Native American tribes across the US tapping into about $20 billion in pandemic relief for economic and social recovery project is but a fraction of the resources, lands and traditions that was stolen from them. By Sri Taylor, Bloomberg (Read...

New Roundtable Released: Reimagining Our Public Health Systems

New Roundtable Released: Reimagining Our Public Health Systems

Announcements, Publications, Tphd | January 31 2023

Reimagining Our Public Health Systems: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's National Commission to Transform Public Health Data Systems This roundtable will address the many areas of alignment between the 3 groups, how the recommendations are...

A Wave of Declarations Across the U.S. is Condemning Racism as a Public Health Crisis

A Wave of Declarations Across the U.S. is Condemning Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Racial Equity | January 23 2023

Across the country, cities are declaring racism a public health crisis. These declarations are an important step to eliminating racism and advancing racial justice. Jayla Whitfield-Anderson, Yahoo News (Read...

Study: Wealthiest Black Moms More Likely To Die In Childbirth Than Poorest White Moms

Study: Wealthiest Black Moms More Likely To Die In Childbirth Than Poorest White Moms

Articles, Health Medical Care | January 20 2023

One painfully clear reality about infant mortality shared across developing and developed nations1 is this: Black babies die at higher rates than White babies. Even in the US, where the infant death rates for all age groups is shown to be dropping,...

Buffalo Demonstrates How Disasters Expose Cities’ Racial Divides

Buffalo Demonstrates How Disasters Expose Cities’ Racial Divides

Articles, Environmental Racism | January 18 2023

The massive blizzard in Buffalo, New York — which so far has claimed the lives of at least 39 people in Erie County, 31 of them just in Buffalo — has highlighted enduring racial and economic divides, as most victims are people of...

7th Annual National Day of Racial Healing

7th Annual National Day of Racial Healing

Announcements, Press Release, Racial Equity, Racial Healing Relationship Building, Statement | January 17 2023

NCHE MARKS 7TH ANNUAL NATIONAL DAY OF RACIAL HEALING WITH LAUNCH OF A PODCAST SERIES & RELEASE OF SCHOLARLY PAPERS ON RACIAL EQUITY VIDEO PODCAST ROUNDTABLE WASHINGTON – Celebrating the 7th annual National Day of Racial Healing, the...

Unlocking Our Fifth Freedom – A Statement by Dr. Gail C. Christopher

Unlocking Our Fifth Freedom – A Statement by Dr. Gail C. Christopher

Announcements, Statement | January 4 2023

January 4, 2022 Contact: Michael K. Frisby [email protected]/202-625-4328 Statement by Dr. Gail C. Christopher, Executive Director, National Collaborative for Health Equity Unlocking Our Fifth Freedom President Joe Biden recently...

NCHE LAUNCHES NEW PODCAST SERIES

NCHE LAUNCHES NEW PODCAST SERIES

Announcements, Podcast | January 4 2023

On the premier episode of our podcast, NCHE PRESENTS: Leaders Pursuing Health Equity in America, host Dr. Gail C. Christopher talks with guest Dr. Kaiwipuni Punihei Lipe about the culture of native Hawaiians and their connectiveness with their...

Race is a Biological Fiction and a Powerful Reality

Race is a Biological Fiction and a Powerful Reality

Articles | December 27 2022

By Charles M. Blow, Undark (Read...

The Costs of Racial Discrimination in the Labor Market

The Costs of Racial Discrimination in the Labor Market

Articles, Racial Equity | December 22 2022

Check out the costs of racial discrimination in the labor market. By Sara Henning-Stout, Science Magazine (Read...