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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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Advancing Health Equity Through the Legislative Process

Advancing Health Equity Through the Legislative Process

Articles | December 15 2022

Local and state jurisdictions continue to declare racism a public health crisis and are promoting health equity. Some states are funding improvements and supporting communities impacted by racism. Association of State and Territorial Health...

New Map Restores Native Names to Northern Minnesota

New Map Restores Native Names to Northern Minnesota

Articles, Racial Equity | December 9 2022

By Kraker, MPR News (Read...

Study Reveals Encampment Sweeps Are Harmful to Homeless People’s Health

Study Reveals Encampment Sweeps Are Harmful to Homeless People’s Health

Articles, Housing | December 7 2022

By Sarah Hall, https://invisiblepeople.tv A recent study found that street sweeps of homeless encampments may be harmful to the health of people experiencing homelessness. Municipal agencies clear out encampments and dispose of everything they...

Racial Healing, Hope, and “The Solidarity Dividend”

Racial Healing, Hope, and “The Solidarity Dividend”

Announcements, Events, Webinar | December 5 2022

Please join us on December 8 at 5:00 p.m. when Dr. Gail Christopher, Executive Director of the National Collaborative for Health Equity, and her daughter, Heather McGhee, author of The Sum of Us, speak with Charmaine Royal at the Duke Center for...

Study Finds Racism Causes Black Americans’ Brains to Age Faster Than People of Other Races — Increasing Dementia Risk

Study Finds Racism Causes Black Americans’ Brains to Age Faster Than People of Other Races — Increasing Dementia Risk

Articles, Health Medical Care | November 28 2022

By Allana Akhtar, Insider (Read...

Indigenous and Black Children Increasingly Experiencing Racism, New Study Shows

Indigenous and Black Children Increasingly Experiencing Racism, New Study Shows

Articles, Racial Equity | November 21 2022

By Meron Moges-Gerbi, CNN (Read...

Black Heart Failure Patients Less Likely to Get devices and Transplants They Need, Study Finds

Black Heart Failure Patients Less Likely to Get devices and Transplants They Need, Study Finds

Articles, Health Medical Care | November 17 2022

By Jacqueline Howard and Raenu Charles, CNN (Read...

Racism Led to Lower Benefits for Black Veterans, Studies Find

Racism Led to Lower Benefits for Black Veterans, Studies Find

Articles, Health Medical Care, Housing, Racial Equity | November 14 2022

By Joe Davidson, The Washington Post (Read...

How Does Learning about Past Racial Injustice Inform Understanding Current Racial Discrimination?

How Does Learning about Past Racial Injustice Inform Understanding Current Racial Discrimination?

Articles, Racial Equity | November 11 2022

By Steven White, Syracuse University News (Read...

Race Gap Seen in Us Infant Deaths After Fertility Treatment

Race Gap Seen in Us Infant Deaths After Fertility Treatment

Articles, Health Medical Care, Racial Equity | November 10 2022

By Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press (AP) (Read...