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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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How COVID Taught America about Inequity in Education

How COVID Taught America about Inequity in Education

Articles | July 13 2021

By Clea Simon, Harvard Correspondent, The Harvard Gazette Remote learning turned spotlight on gaps in resources, funding, and tech — but also offered hints on reform. (Read...

Since When Have Trees Existed Only for Rich Americans?

Since When Have Trees Existed Only for Rich Americans?

Articles | July 7 2021

By Ian Leahy and Yaryna Serkez, New York Times (Read...

Health, Opportunity, and Equity (HOPE) Initiative Data Used to Locate Food Insecure Communities

Health, Opportunity, and Equity (HOPE) Initiative Data Used to Locate Food Insecure Communities

Announcements, Articles | June 29 2021

NCHE has partnered with KIND Snacks (KIND) to support the company’s efforts to address racial inequality and inequity facing Black, Indigenous, People of Color communities across areas of racial justice, education, food & insecurity. With...

Anatomy of a Health Conundrum: The Racial Gap in Vaccinations

Anatomy of a Health Conundrum: The Racial Gap in Vaccinations

Articles | June 28 2021

By Akilah Johnson and Dan Keating, Washington Post (Read...

AHA News: Discrimination May Change Heart Structure in Hispanic Adults

AHA News: Discrimination May Change Heart Structure in Hispanic Adults

Articles | June 25 2021

By Thor Christensen, American Heart Association News (Read...

Black Americans And The Racist Architecture Of Homeownership

Black Americans And The Racist Architecture Of Homeownership

Articles | June 22 2021

By Ailsa Chang, Christopher Intagliata, Jonaki Mehta (Read...

Education Usually Improves Health. But Racism Sabotages Benefits For Black Men

Education Usually Improves Health. But Racism Sabotages Benefits For Black Men

Articles | June 14 2021

By Virginia Anderson, NPR "More education typically leads to better health, yet Black men in the U.S. are not getting the same benefit as other groups, research...

Black Appraisers Call Out Industry’s Racial Bias and Need for Systemic Change

Black Appraisers Call Out Industry’s Racial Bias and Need for Systemic Change

| June 11 2021

"The largely insular appraisal industry of 78,000 is skewed over 85 percent white with less than 2 percent of appraisers identifying as Black." By Safia Samee Ali (Read...

Latinx and Low-Income Communities Are Paying the Human Costs of Plastic Pollution

Latinx and Low-Income Communities Are Paying the Human Costs of Plastic Pollution

Articles | June 7 2021

By Yvette Arellano & Mariana Del Valle Prieto Cervantes, Prism Latinx and low-income communities are suffering from the effects of plastics manufacturing. (Read...

How Systemic Racism Continues To Determine Black Health And Wealth In Chicago

How Systemic Racism Continues To Determine Black Health And Wealth In Chicago

Articles | June 4 2021

By Terry Gross, npr.org (Read...