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Blueprints to Action: Community Strategies to End Racism and Promote Racial Healing

Blueprints to Action: Community Strategies to End Racism and Promote Racial Healing

Publication, Publications | February 22 2016

In 2009, the PLACE MATTERS teams embarked upon a process called “blueprinting” that bought together subject matter experts, communities, and other stakeholders in a problem solving process for documenting lessons, process,  methods, and...

PLACE MATTERS: Advancing Health Equity

PLACE MATTERS: Advancing Health Equity

Publication, Publications | February 22 2016

Place Matters: Advancing Health Equity documents some of the Place Matters Team's early successes and efforts  to transform how communities understand and tackle persistent racial and ethnic health...

The Economic Burden of Health Inequalities in the United States

The Economic Burden of Health Inequalities in the United States

Publication, Publications | February 22 2016

This study, carried out by leading researchers from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland, provides important insight into how much of a fi nancial burden racial disparities are putting on our health care system and society at...

A Lost Decade: Neighborhood Poverty and the Urban Crisis of the 2000s

A Lost Decade: Neighborhood Poverty and the Urban Crisis of the 2000s

Publication, Publications | February 22 2016

This report tracks the stubborn persistence of concentrated poverty—poverty rates over 30 percent—in U.S. metropolitan areas over a period of nearly 40 years. Neighborhoods with povertyrates above 30 percent have been recognized as places with...

Better Health through Stronger Communities: Public Policy Reform to Expand Life Paths of Young Men of Color

Better Health through Stronger Communities: Public Policy Reform to Expand Life Paths of Young Men of Color

Publication, Publications | February 22 2016

A series of reports commissioned in 2006 to the identify the social determinants confronting young men of color, and present public policy recommendations to address those obstacles, paving the way for a positive environmental change for this...

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010: Advancing Health Equity for Racially and Ethnically Diverse Populations

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010: Advancing Health Equity for Racially and Ethnically Diverse Populations

Publication, Publications | February 22 2016

This report provides a comprehensive review of general and specific ACA provisions with the potential to significantly improve health and health care for millions of diverse populations and their...

Affordable Care Act of 2010:Creating Job Opportunities for Racially and Ethnically Diverse Populations

Affordable Care Act of 2010:Creating Job Opportunities for Racially and Ethnically Diverse Populations

Publication, Publications | February 22 2016

In this report, we present an inventory of health care jobs occupied by people of color, and the changes in occupation mix over time. We then estimate job growth in the health care industry and present potential job opportunities for people of...

Segregated Spaces, Risky Places: The Effects of Racial Segregation on Health Inequalities

Segregated Spaces, Risky Places: The Effects of Racial Segregation on Health Inequalities

Publication, Publications | February 22 2016

This research report highlights the effects of place on health and health inequities. It outlines the existing evidence of residential segregation’s effect on health, and it extends upon existing literature by examining the relationship between...

Moving Upstream: Policy Strategies to Address Social, Economic, and Environmental Conditions that Shape Health Inequities

Moving Upstream: Policy Strategies to Address Social, Economic, and Environmental Conditions that Shape Health Inequities

Publication, Publications | February 22 2016

This policy brief identifies some of the policy strategies that are being studied and implemented in communities across the...

This is PLACE MATTERS

This is PLACE MATTERS

Video | February 19 2016