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Prioritizing Equity: Reproductive Health Care as a Human Right Webinar

The American Medical Association‘s “Prioritizing Equity: Reproductive Health Care as a Human Right” webinar, released August 8, 2022, explains how reproductive healthcare connects to health equity and explores the impacts of the overturn of Roe v. Wade. The panel of experts weighing in include Lawrence… Read More »Prioritizing Equity: Reproductive Health Care as a Human Right Webinar

A Path to Reproductive Justice: Research, Practice, and Policies Webinar

The American Public Health Association (APHA) hosted the second webinar in their Advancing Racial Equity series called “Path to Reproductive Justice: Research, Practice, and Policies” on July 14, 2020. The session aimed to: Speakers include Ndidiamaka Amutah-Onukagha, PhD, MPH, CHES; Elizabeth Howell, MD, MPP; Joia… Read More »A Path to Reproductive Justice: Research, Practice, and Policies Webinar

Racial Justice Competencies for Public Health Professionals

The Racial Justice Competencies for Public Health Professionals resource from the Public Health Training Center Network’s Racial Justice Working Group provides a list of competencies within the domains of Assessment, Policy Development ,and Assurance that health department staff, educators, trainers, and researchers can refer to… Read More »Racial Justice Competencies for Public Health Professionals

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.

Necessary Conversations: Understanding Racism as a Barrier to Achieving Health Equity

Necessary Conversations: Understanding Racism as a Barrier to Achieving Health Equity is a component of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation‘s “Culture of Health Series.” This book, written by Alonzo Plough, shows us how to move past fear, shame, and denial of acknowledging the United States’… Read More »Necessary Conversations: Understanding Racism as a Barrier to Achieving Health Equity

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