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For Boys, Present Laws Can’t Substitute for Absent fathers, and I Should Know

For Boys, Present Laws Can’t Substitute for Absent fathers, and I Should Know

Articles | November 4 2014

Son of a Saint is a support group for boys whose fathers are incarcerated or dead. At the organization’s annual gala Nov. 1, Hechinger Report columnist Andre Perry delivered a keynote speech in which he revealed that as a child, he faced the...

Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health Report

Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health Report

Articles, Publication | November 3 2014

The National Collaborative is proud to be one of 6 REACH Minority National Organizations (MNO) that collaborated on a report to share their experiences and provide...

Working Across Sectors to Solve Obesity

Working Across Sectors to Solve Obesity

Video | November 3 2014

Cook County Place Matters Team Presents at IOM Obesity Roundtable: Working Across Sectors to Solve Obesity. Watch the the...

In Minnesota, Thousands of Native Americans Protest Redskins Name

In Minnesota, Thousands of Native Americans Protest Redskins Name

Articles | November 2 2014

The National Collaborative stands with the National Congress of American Indians in calling for a change of the Washington Pro Football team name. This Washington Post article highlights the recent protest that took place in Minnesota. Use the...

The National Collaborative Mourns the Loss of Boston Mayor Thomas Menino

The National Collaborative Mourns the Loss of Boston Mayor Thomas Menino

Articles | October 31 2014

Mayor Menino was considered a visionary by many, particularly for his work to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health. We were privileged to hear the Mayor speak at a PLACE MATTERS Action Lab held in Boston in April 2011. He spoke about...

Cook County PLACE MATTERS Team Presents at IOM Obesity Roundtable: Working Across Sectors to Solve Obesity
ACTION Lab 5: Atlanta, Georgia

ACTION Lab 5: Atlanta, Georgia

Photo Gallery | May 1 2014

ACTION Lab 4: Prince George’s County, Maryland
PLACE MATTERS National Conference 2013

PLACE MATTERS National Conference 2013

Photo Gallery | February 24 2013

ACTION Lab 2: Chicago, Illinois

ACTION Lab 2: Chicago, Illinois

Photo Gallery | July 25 2012