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Structural Racism Explained Video and Teaching Guide

The “Structural Racism Explained” video from the Othering & Belonging Institute draws upon many varied sources in formulating specific definitions for different types of racism. The video and prompts provided in this video and teaching guide are designed primarily for teachers to help students clarify and… Read More »Structural Racism Explained Video and Teaching Guide

Measuring Discrimination Resource

The Measuring Discrimination Resource by Dr. David R. Williams provides tools for measuring experiences of racism in a more tangible way. This comprehensive resource includes an Everyday Discrimination Scale, questionnaires for measuring experiences of discrimination and work discrimination, a Heightened Vigilance Scale, and more.

The Environmental Justice Index: Ranking Cumulative Health Impacts

This recorded webinar episode produced by the American Public Health Association describes the Environmental Justice Index (EJI), the first national, place-based tool designed to measure the cumulative impacts of environmental burden through the lens of human health and health equity. This webinar discusses the development… Read More »The Environmental Justice Index: Ranking Cumulative Health Impacts

The Groundwater Approach: Building a Practical Understanding of Structural Racism

Developed by Bayard Love and Deena Hayes-Greene from the Racial Equity Institute, the Groundwater Approach is a metaphorical framework for analyzing racism in the United States. Examples in this document, embedded below, can help deepen understandings of the manifestations of institutional racism. We hope that… Read More »The Groundwater Approach: Building a Practical Understanding of Structural Racism

A Playbook for New Rural Healthcare Partnership Models of Investment

Published by the Build Healthy Places Network, this playbook is an action-oriented guide designed for healthcare organizations wanting to pursue partnerships with local communities and economic development, as well as other sectors in rural areas and small towns, to create the community conditions that support… Read More »A Playbook for New Rural Healthcare Partnership Models of Investment