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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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California Introduces First-in-Nation Slavery Reparations Package

California Introduces First-in-Nation Slavery Reparations Package

Articles, Racial Equity | February 6 2024

California leads with a historic move: the first state to unveil a slavery reparations package - a strong step towards rectifying the past. By Lara Korte, Politco (Read...

Women’s Suffrage, but for Whom? These 10 Black Suffragists Fought for the Vote Before—and Long After—the 19th Amendment

Women’s Suffrage, but for Whom? These 10 Black Suffragists Fought for the Vote Before—and Long After—the 19th Amendment

Articles, Racial Equity | February 2 2024

NCHE celebrates 10 Black women suffragists—unsung heroes who fought tirelessly for voting rights, both before and after the 19th Amendment. By Eliza Siegel, Stacker (Read...

How the Inaugural Class of a Historically Black College is Tackling Medical Inequity

How the Inaugural Class of a Historically Black College is Tackling Medical Inequity

Articles, Health Medical Care, Racial Equity | January 25 2024

Sixty eager minds chose Charles Drew University (CDU) for their first cohort, intrigued by a curriculum that dives into social determinants of health like housing, reliable transportation, and proximity to pharmacies and clinics. See how CDU's...

NCHE Launches Landmark Activities to Honor the 8th Annual National Day of Racial Healing

NCHE Launches Landmark Activities to Honor the 8th Annual National Day of Racial Healing

Press Release | January 19 2024

January 19, 2024 (Press Release) WASHINGTON - The National Collaborative for Health Equity (NCHE) celebrated the 8th Annual National Day of Racial Healing with groundbreaking activities, such as releasing a series of scholarly articles amplifying...

How One Chicago Organization is Spreading Hope Through the Arts

How One Chicago Organization is Spreading Hope Through the Arts

Announcements, Racial Healing Relationship Building, Video | January 18 2024

Congratulations to Monica Haslip, founder of Little Black Pearl and NCHE collaborator in the Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation (TRHT) movement building efforts. Her 30-year success is a direct result of her vision, creativity, and...

National Day of Racial Healing

National Day of Racial Healing

Events, Racial Healing Relationship Building | January 16 2024

The National Day of Racial Healing is a time to contemplate our shared values and create the blueprint together for #HowWeHeal from the effects of racism. Launched in 2017, it is an opportunity to bring all people together in their common humanity...

3 Black Women Farmers Fighting Food Injustice

3 Black Women Farmers Fighting Food Injustice

Articles, Food Security Agriculture | January 9 2024

Black farmers are turning food deserts into oases across the US, tackling lack of access to fresh, affordable produce head-on. Turning tables on obesity and disease, these unsung heroes are at the forefront of the food justice movement. By Alexa...

Three Days That Changed the Thinking About Black Women’s Health

Three Days That Changed the Thinking About Black Women’s Health

Articles, Health Medical Care, Racial Equity | December 15 2023

By Dara Mathis, New York Times On June 24, 1983, Byllye Avery welcomed 2,000 Black women to Spelman College for the First National Conference. They shared their stories, inspiring remarkable change and a reminder of how health is inevitably...

Joint Congressional Racial Equity Briefing Emphasized the Need for Policy Changes and Unity in Seeking to Enact Impactful Systemic Reforms

Joint Congressional Racial Equity Briefing Emphasized the Need for Policy Changes and Unity in Seeking to Enact Impactful Systemic Reforms

Articles, Racial Equity | December 8 2023

By the Washington Informer The House of Representatives and Senate organized a powerful Briefing on Wednesday, Nov. 29th, to discuss systemic racism & racial justice! Speakers provided their expertise & personal experiences to shed light...

Graduates of a New Doctoral Program in Indigenous Health Strive to Address Disparities in Native Communities

Graduates of a New Doctoral Program in Indigenous Health Strive to Address Disparities in Native Communities

Articles, Health Medical Care, Racial Equity | December 5 2023

By Nicquel Terry Ellis, CNN The average life expectancy of Native Americans has dropped significantly in recent years. Graduates of University of North Dakota's new doctoral program in Indigenous health are working to reduce disparities and...