For too long, our nation has attempted to improve health by focusing primarily on the health-care system. To truly achieve health equity, where everyone — regardless of race, neighborhood, or financial status — has the opportunity for health, we must also consider the broader | Read more >
Summit Snapshot: Fighting Gentrification and Displacement in Asian Pacific American Communities in LA
Over the next few weeks, Equity Blog will feature a dozen first-person accounts of Equity Summit 2015. Each guest blog post will focus in on a particular session, plenary, or workshop — offering readers insight into and reflection on the Summit experience.
By Linda Tang, The | Read more >
With almost 29 million Americans without access to healthy foods, the Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) is desperately needed to bring jobs and investment and improve health in low-income urban and rural communities.
Since 2011, over $169 million has been awarded through the | Read more >
Wednesday, September 30 (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET)
The National Equity Atlas: New Equity Data for the 100 Largest Cities
Tuesday, June 30 (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET)
Fines, Fees, and Financial Insecurity: The Impact of Court Involvement on Low-Income Men of Color and Their Communities
There is a national discussion taking place on the status of low-income boys and men of | Read more >
Food procurement—how and from whom food is purchased—matters when it comes to ensuring the health and well-being for millions of families, workers, and consumers. Local Food Procurement improves access to healthy food for low-income families and communities of color and also | Read more >