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The National Collaborative for Health Equity presents the latest news, articles, events and program highlights to help you stay connected and informed.

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COVID’s Effects Worsen America’s Racial Wealth Gap: Blacks Own 22 Cents for Every Dollar Held by Whites

COVID’s Effects Worsen America’s Racial Wealth Gap: Blacks Own 22 Cents for Every Dollar Held by Whites

Articles | September 27 2021

Charlene Crowell, Special to The Informer. Closing Gaps Would Create 1.7 Million Jobs, Add $300-450 Billion to the Economy. (Read...

New Research Reveals U.S. Life Spans Falling Behind Europe

New Research Reveals U.S. Life Spans Falling Behind Europe

Articles | September 13 2021

Here & Now's Tonya Mosley speaks with Derek Thompson, staff writer at The Atlantic, about his latest piece on U.S. life spans, which have fallen behind Europe. (Read...

Researchers Unlock Links Between Racism and Negative Health Outcomes

Researchers Unlock Links Between Racism and Negative Health Outcomes

Articles | August 20 2021

By Lindiwe Vilakazi, The Washington Informer (Read...

Medical Mistreatment, Inequity Lead To Vaccine Hesitancy for Black Americans

Medical Mistreatment, Inequity Lead To Vaccine Hesitancy for Black Americans

Articles | August 18 2021

By Amudalat Ajasa, Amanda Paule and Ian S. Brundige, News 21 (Read...

Is There Racism in the Deed to Your Home?

Is There Racism in the Deed to Your Home?

Articles | August 17 2021

Racial covenants were designed to keep neighborhoods segregated. Some states are now making it easier to erase them from legal documents. By Sara Clemence, The New York Times (Read...

Dr. Gail Christopher Was Named a Recipient of Independent Sector’s 2021 John W. Gardner Leadership Award

Dr. Gail Christopher Was Named a Recipient of Independent Sector’s 2021 John W. Gardner Leadership Award

Announcements, Articles | August 11 2021

Dr. Gail C. Christopher and Professor john a. powell Named Recipients of 2021 John W. Gardner Leadership Award (Read more). By Independent...

Discrimination against Indian Americans Happens More than You Might Think

Discrimination against Indian Americans Happens More than You Might Think

| August 9 2021

A new survey reveals 1 in 2 Indian Americans experienced recent discrimination, often on the basis of skin color By Sumitra Badrinathan, Devesh Kapur, Jonathan Kay and Milan Vaishnav, The Washington Post (Read...

The National Collaborative for Health Equity (NCHE) Is Seeking a Program Associate

The National Collaborative for Health Equity (NCHE) Is Seeking a Program Associate

Announcements | August 6 2021

Title: Program Associate Location: Washington, D.C. (remote work only temporary) Reports to: Senior Program Director and Senior Program Manager Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt Salary: $65,000 - $70,000 Application Deadline: September 1,...

Dr. Gail Christopher Joins the American Constitution Society’s Podcast on Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Commission (TRHT)

Dr. Gail Christopher Joins the American Constitution Society’s Podcast on Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Commission (TRHT)

Articles, Podcast | August 3 2021

The American Constitution Society, in its support for the Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Commission (TRHT), recently spoke with Dr. Gail Christopher from the National Collaborative for Health Equity to learn why TRHT is necessary in the...

NCHE Receives MacArthur Foundation Grant to Improve Health Equity

NCHE Receives MacArthur Foundation Grant to Improve Health Equity

Announcements | July 27 2021

NCHE Receives MacArthur Foundation Grant to Leverage State Data to Improve Health Outcomes in Local Communities Seeking Health Equity HOPE Initiative Data Key to Spurring Effort to Address Local Social Determinants of Health WASHINGTON, DC - The...