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CDC Says Racism Is a ‘Serious Threat’ to Public Health

CDC Says Racism Is a ‘Serious Threat’ to Public Health

| April 28 2021

By Mary Pflum, NBC News “Racism is operating not only with respect to Covid-19 but also with respect to infant mortality, maternal mortality, obesity,” said a past president of the American Public Health Association. (Read...

Statement by Dr. Gail C. Christopher on the Guilty Verdict in George Floyd’s Murder Trial

Statement by Dr. Gail C. Christopher on the Guilty Verdict in George Floyd’s Murder Trial

Announcements, Statement | April 21 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2021  Contact: Michael K. Frisby [email protected]/202-625-4328  Statement by Dr. Gail C. Christopher, Executive Director, National Collaborative for Health Equity  GUILTY VERDICT IN GEORGE...

America Desperately Needs a Truth and Racial Healing Commission

America Desperately Needs a Truth and Racial Healing Commission

Articles | April 21 2021

Opinion by Mitch Landrieu, CNN (Read...

Join CommuniVax’s Webinar Tomorrow on COVID-19 Vaccinations and Beyond

Join CommuniVax’s Webinar Tomorrow on COVID-19 Vaccinations and Beyond

Webinar | April 19 2021

Join CommuniVax Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 2-3:30 pm ET, for a webinar on Community-Centric Public Health Practice: COVID-19 Vaccination and Beyond. This webinar will examine the roles health departments can take in achieving health...

Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Increased by Nearly 150% In 2020, Mostly in N.Y. And L.A., New Report Says
Canceling Student Debt Will Help Health Care Workers and Advance Racial Justice

Canceling Student Debt Will Help Health Care Workers and Advance Racial Justice

Articles | April 15 2021

By Jesse Mechanic, Truthout (Read...

Dr. Gail Christopher Moderates Simmons University Webinar on “Viewing COVID-19 through THRT Framework”

Dr. Gail Christopher Moderates Simmons University Webinar on “Viewing COVID-19 through THRT Framework”

Video, Webinar | April 12 2021

Dr. Christopher lead panel experts in discussing the inequities seen during COVID-19 through a TRHT Framework. Other panelists included: • José A. Rico, Director Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT) Greater Chicago • Andrea King...

How Decades of Us Welfare Policies Lifted Up the White Middle Class and Largely Excluded Black Americans

How Decades of Us Welfare Policies Lifted Up the White Middle Class and Largely Excluded Black Americans

Articles | April 9 2021

Marguerite Ward Aug 11, 2020, 11:40 AM, https://www.businessinsider.com/ (Read...

5 Key Barriers to Health Opportunities for Latinos

5 Key Barriers to Health Opportunities for Latinos

Articles | April 8 2021

by Julia Weis, @WeisJuliaE, Salud America!...

CHE Cook County Team Hosts Upcoming Virtual Forum on Environmental Justice

CHE Cook County Team Hosts Upcoming Virtual Forum on Environmental Justice

Webinar | April 6 2021

#DenyThePermit: Public Health, Democracy, & Environmental Racism Virtual Forum - Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 6 p.m. CDT Join the Collaborative for Health Equity (CHE) Cook County and Health & Medicine Policy Research Group during National...