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State and Local Efforts to Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis- Southeastern Region Update

The Network for Public Health Law released an issue brief discussing and analyzing state and local efforts to declare racism a public health crisis in the Southeastern region of the United States. This document dives into the specific actions taken and how other organizations can… Read More »State and Local Efforts to Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis- Southeastern Region Update

It’s Not Tuskegee. Current Medical Racism Fuels Black Americans’ Vaccine Hesitancy

While the devastating story of the Tuskegee syphilis study has undoubtedly impacted Black Americans’ trust in medical services, a deeper look into the reasons that Black Americans have received the COVID-19 vaccine at a significantly lower rate than white Americans reveals that other systemic barriers… Read More »It’s Not Tuskegee. Current Medical Racism Fuels Black Americans’ Vaccine Hesitancy

Engaging Communities for Health Equity and Environmental Justice

The Engaging Communities for Health Equity and Environmental Justice guide created by the California Department of Public Health explains the department’s previous and ongoing work with communities to address environmental justice concerns. This resource, highlighting promising practices for partnering with communities, is intended for local… Read More »Engaging Communities for Health Equity and Environmental Justice

Racial Equity Tools

The Racial Equity Tools website is designed to support both individuals and groups working to achieve racial equity. They offer an abundance of tools and resources under several tabs that relate to the needs of organizations: Fundamentals, Plan, Act, Evaluate, Connect, and Curricula. https://www.racialequitytools.org

Advancing Racial Equity and Transforming Government: A Resource Guide to Put Ideas Into Action

GARE’s resource guide-based on lessons learned from practitioners, academic experts, and national technical assistance providers- is a toolkit for local government entities to refer to when planning to operationalize racial justice-based programs and policies in their communities. Learn more about the Government Alliance on Race… Read More »Advancing Racial Equity and Transforming Government: A Resource Guide to Put Ideas Into Action