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National Day of Racial Healing

National Day of Racial Healing

Archive, Articles | January 16 2017

Dr. Martin Luther King reminded allies for justice that “the arc of history is long, but it always bends toward justice.”  These words were perhaps never more important than they are today.  As we remember Dr. King today, let us plan...

Combating Income Inequality: 3 Local, Practical Solutions to a National Epidemic
Study Shows Deep Racial Divide on How Black, Latino and White Cops View Racial Equality, Police Brutality

Study Shows Deep Racial Divide on How Black, Latino and White Cops View Racial Equality, Police Brutality

Articles | January 12 2017

By Tanasia Kenney Protesters and police officers seemingly have one thing in common, according to a new survey: Both agree that bad cops aren’t held accountable by the police force for poor performance. A recently released Pew Research...

Could Good, Affordable Housing Solve Farmworker Shortage?

Could Good, Affordable Housing Solve Farmworker Shortage?

Articles | January 10 2017

By Tim Henderson SPRECKELS, Calif. — Like many farms facing labor shortages in the West, the Tanimura & Antle vegetable farm in California’s Salinas Valley was in a bind for the 2015 harvest season. It was more than 225 workers shy of the...

Victory for Standing Rock

Victory for Standing Rock

Archive, Articles | December 5 2016

In a victory for Native American rights, the earth, and her people, the US Army Corps of Engineers will not approve the Dakota Access Pipeline beneath the Missouri River near sacred burial sites of the Standing Rock Sioux. The decision is a victory...

NCHE Statement on Post-Election Expressions of Hate and Bigotry

NCHE Statement on Post-Election Expressions of Hate and Bigotry

Archive, Articles | November 18 2016

In the week since the presidential election, the nation has witnessed an ugly outpouring of hate.  As if a lid had been lifted off of a simmering hot cauldron, a latent but never dormant force of intolerance and bigotry served as a driving force in...

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe releases micro-doc exploring efforts to protect water resources and sacred tribal land

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe releases micro-doc exploring efforts to protect water resources and sacred tribal land

Archive, Articles | November 16 2016

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe announced yesterday the release of Mni Wiconi: The Stand at Standing Rock, a new, 10-minute film that explores the nearly eight-month battle to stop construction of the pipeline on sacred tribal lands. Mni Wiconi –...

A Look Behind the Curtain:  Health Care Reform and the Path to Equity

A Look Behind the Curtain: Health Care Reform and the Path to Equity

Articles, Events | November 4 2016

DSC Web Seminar Series in Partnership with the Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence (HPOE) of the American Hospital Association A Look Behind the Curtain: Health Care Reform and the Path to Equity Learn what’s at stake for the health equity...

The Health of the States

The Health of the States

Articles | October 27 2016

‌‌The Health of the States (HOTS) project is a detailed analysis of state rankings on 39 health outcomes, and correlations between those health outcomes and 123 determinants of health spanning five domains: health care, health behaviors, social...

Press Release

Press Release

Archive, Press Release | October 27 2016

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