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Using vs. Watching: How Documentaries The Raising of America and Unnatural Causes Have Engaged Communities

Using vs. Watching: How Documentaries The Raising of America and Unnatural Causes Have Engaged Communities

Articles, Events | October 26 2016

Tuesday, November 01, 2016 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM,  CCC, Room #403 Session 4216.0 Using vs. Watching: How the Documentaries The Raising of America and Unnatural Causes Have Engaged...

Nearly 1 Million Chicagoland Workers Win Earned Sick Time!

Nearly 1 Million Chicagoland Workers Win Earned Sick Time!

Archive, Articles | October 6 2016

Just a few months after our historic earned sick time victory in Chicago, Women Employed celebrates another triumph as The Cook County Board of Commissioners passed their own sick time ordinance on October 5th. For the first time, all employees who...

Listen to Testimony from the 1966 U.S. Civil Rights Commission Hearing in Cleveland

Listen to Testimony from the 1966 U.S. Civil Rights Commission Hearing in Cleveland

Archive, Articles | October 6 2016

by Nick Castele For six days in April 1966, a panel appointed by U.S. presidents heard from Cleveland mothers, children, activists, attorneys, high school students, laborers, union leaders, landlords, elected officials and police. The U.S....

Center for Research on Men’s Health opens at Vanderbilt

Center for Research on Men’s Health opens at Vanderbilt

Archive, Articles | October 4 2016

by Jim Patterson Work has begun at the new Center for Research on Men’s Health at Vanderbilt University, a university-wide research center with a two-pronged mission to promote men’s health and reduce health disparities. “This important...

The Black Maternal Mortality Rate in the US Is an International Crisis

The Black Maternal Mortality Rate in the US Is an International Crisis

Archive, Articles | October 3 2016

By Dr. Joia Crear Perry Last week I spoke at the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to urge the United States to use a human rights framework to improve maternal mortality in the U.S. That’s right: Black women are...

Beyond Bias Webinar Series

Beyond Bias Webinar Series

Archive, Webinar | September 15 2016

Beyond Bias is a two-part webinar series sponsored by the National Collaborative for Health Equity (NCHE) and the Within Our Lifetime Network (WOL), in partnership with The Perception Institute. Part I — Part I of the Beyond Bias series took a...

Just Medicine – Making the ACA Vision a Reality For African Americans

Just Medicine – Making the ACA Vision a Reality For African Americans

Articles, Events | September 13 2016

Health Equity Panel for ALC 2016 Walter E. Washington Convention Center Thursday, September 15, 2016 2:00PM – 4:00PM, Room 147A A series of provocative conversations among doctors, social scientists, legislators, activists, and lawyers...

New RWJF Leadership Program Launches: Nearly 40 Social Innovators From Across Sectors Selected to Build Culture of Health

New RWJF Leadership Program Launches: Nearly 40 Social Innovators From Across Sectors Selected to Build Culture of Health

Archive, Articles | September 12 2016

CONTACT Theresa Lewallen 202-789-3533 September 12, 2016 [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2016 New Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Leadership Program Launches: Nearly 40 Social Innovators From Across...

Transforming Primary Care for the 21st Century

Transforming Primary Care for the 21st Century

Articles, Events | August 30 2016

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 12:30pm – 2pm Rayburn House Office Building B-369 Lunch will be provided The Institute for Family Health and U.S. Representative José E. Serrano, Fifteenth Congressional District of New York, cordially...

By How Much do Costs Need to be Reduced to Leverage True Health Transformation?

By How Much do Costs Need to be Reduced to Leverage True Health Transformation?

Articles | August 30 2016

by Bobby Milstein, PhD, MPH Proposals abound for improving regional health: some call for initiatives to enhance clinical care and reduce costs, some focus on payment reform, others combine clinical and population-level interventions, and many...