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15 #BlackOnCampus Tweets Describe Why College Racism Is a Nationwide Issue

15 #BlackOnCampus Tweets Describe Why College Racism Is a Nationwide Issue

Articles | November 23 2015

by Zak Cheney-Rice Shortly after the ouster of ex-University of Missouri system president Tim Wolfe on Monday, the celebratory mood at Mizzou turned sour. As students basked in their victory — the result of a week-long hunger...

National Collaborative is pleased to be among one of four partners for RWJF’s new National Leadership Program

National Collaborative is pleased to be among one of four partners for RWJF’s new National Leadership Program

Articles | November 20 2015

New Partners, New Ways of Thinking: Supporting “Change Leadership” to Build a Healthier Nation by Herminia Palacio Building a Culture of Health isn’t easy. It may seem obvious, but think about it: Our nation didn’t develop...

Persistent Poverty in Alameda County

Persistent Poverty in Alameda County

Articles | November 20 2015

Beginning in the 1930s, the federal government extended guaranteed, low-cost loans to millions of Americans. These were provided by the Federal Housing Administration and the Veteran’s Administration to mostly White Americans and...

Why are bike lanes such heated symbols of gentrification?

Why are bike lanes such heated symbols of gentrification?

Articles | November 13 2015

At a tense D.C. meeting over a proposed bike lane last month, one cycling advocate seemingly tried to add legitimacy to her argument by declaring that she had lived in the city for eight years. Bike lane opponents — mainly congregants...

MLH Program Center Planning Grant Announcement!

MLH Program Center Planning Grant Announcement!

Articles | November 1 2015

Big news!  We are thrilled to announce that the National Collaborative for Health Equity and CommonHealth ACTION have been selected by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to design the Multisector Leaders for Health national program center, a...

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Hosts Health Equity Leadership and Exchange Network Newark Roundtable

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Hosts Health Equity Leadership and Exchange Network Newark Roundtable

Events | October 30 2015

Newark, NJ, October 30, 2015---- Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey recently hosted a roundtable discussion of the Health Equity Leadership and Exchange Network (HELEN), in collaboration with the...

Forget the Bacon: Living in Poverty Means You Have An Advanced Risk of Getting Cancer

Forget the Bacon: Living in Poverty Means You Have An Advanced Risk of Getting Cancer

Articles | October 30 2015

by Lawrence Ware + Rebecca Martinez | NewBlackMan (in Exile) The World Health Organization recently released a press statement on the carcinogenicity of the consumption of red meat and processed meat. The statement, which elicited media...

Psychological Science and Health Equity: Advancing the Movement Webinar

Psychological Science and Health Equity: Advancing the Movement Webinar

Webinar | October 23 2015

Please join us, November 3rd (2-3pm EST), for the Psychological Science and Health Equity: Advancing the Movement Webinar.  This webinar will tell you how psychological science has informed health equity policy strategies, and answer questions...

Black Women and Breast Cancer: Disparities Continue

Black Women and Breast Cancer: Disparities Continue

Articles | October 23 2015

How can women protect themselves from treatment delays? Latest Developments This month marked the release of sobering new research on breast cancer and changes in mammogram guidelines. The new study, published Oct. 13 in Cancer...

PM Resources Newsletter – October 2015

PM Resources Newsletter – October 2015

Newsletters | October 19 2015