News & Media

The National Collaborative for Health Equity presents the latest news, articles, events and program highlights to help you stay connected and informed.

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An Uncomfortable Truth

An Uncomfortable Truth

Statement | March 12 2015

The Alameda County Place Matter's team shared the Public Health Department Health Officer and Director's, Dr. Muntu Davis,  written letter to their partners and residents about their commitment to work for racial and health equity. Read the full...

Ferguson Police Routinely Violate Rights of Blacks, Justice Dept. Finds

Ferguson Police Routinely Violate Rights of Blacks, Justice Dept. Finds

Articles | March 10 2015

Photo Credit: New York Times Ferguson, Mo., is a third white, but the crime statistics compiled in the city over the past two years seemed to suggest that only black people were breaking the law. They accounted for 85 percent of traffic stops, 90...

HELEN Webinar: Fair Housing is a Health Equity Issue

HELEN Webinar: Fair Housing is a Health Equity Issue

Events, Webinar | March 10 2015

The webinar provides HELEN members from around the country a unique opportunity to come together and learn, discuss and ask questions about how to raise awareness about fair housing and housing mobility as equity issues. The virtual platform...

NACDD Health Equity Council General Member Meeting

NACDD Health Equity Council General Member Meeting

Events, Webinar | March 3 2015

Please join us for the March NACDD Health Equity Council General Member Meeting to learn more about an exciting new resource. The Health Equity Leadership & Exchange Network (HELEN) is a collaborative effort between the National REACH Coalition,...

Civil rights organizations stand with Arab and Muslim communities in wake of Chapel Hill shootings

Civil rights organizations stand with Arab and Muslim communities in wake of Chapel Hill shootings

Articles, Statement | February 17 2015

Contact: Jennifer Farmer, Advancement Project 202.487.0967 [email protected] Washington, D.C. – Leading national health, racial equity and civil rights groups, joining together as grantees of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s...

The Schott Foundation Releases Report on Public Education and Black Males

The Schott Foundation Releases Report on Public Education and Black Males

Articles, Publication | February 11 2015

Today, the Schott Foundation released a new report on public education highlighting the persistent systemic differences in opportunities available for boys and men of color. Let’s accept the challenge offered by this report and work to build...

Annoucing the Community Toolbox 2015 Out of the Box Prize

Annoucing the Community Toolbox 2015 Out of the Box Prize

Events | January 27 2015

The Community Tool Box is celebrating its 20th anniversary by hosting an Out of the Box Prize to honor exemplary approaches to promoting community health and development happening in communities worldwide. The Grand Prize winner will receive...

Policy As A Prescription

Policy As A Prescription

Articles | January 22 2015

Misty was suicidal the last time she went to the emergency room, with high blood pressure, hernias, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and addictions to both drugs and alcohol. It was not her first visit to the E.R. in recent months, but it...

“No-Go” Zones: True Here in the United States?

“No-Go” Zones: True Here in the United States?

Articles | January 21 2015

In recent days Fox News has offered an apology for featuring commentators and news reports that suggested that in many parts of Europe, Christians are not welcome:  Muslims, they alleged, have “taken over” some neighborhoods, and bar...

Biased policies send message some children’s lives don’t matter: Florentina Staigers

Biased policies send message some children’s lives don’t matter: Florentina Staigers

Articles | January 20 2015

As Martin Luther King Day approaches, civil rights protests around the country remind us that there is still work to be done.  We often take for granted in this country the fact that all lives matter. But the reality is that this is not the...