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Advocacy and Empowerment for Change

With a focus on education and community empowerment, the Community Outreach Core of the Center for Healthy Communities (CHC) Center of Excellence strives to engage community members as active participants and contributors to activities and programs developed to address health issues and promote disease prevention activities. 387 more words

Health Disparities

Health Care in Black and White…

By Stephanye R. Clarke

The Emancipation Proclamation. The Civil Rights Act of 1964. The Affordable Care Act — neither of these sweeping acts/laws have been able to undo a rather disheartening reality: … 377 more words

Medicaid Expansion and The Homeless Population

At the end of April 2016, the Kaiser Family Foundation hosted a web briefing to discuss new findings from research on the impact of Medicaid expansion on services to the homeless population in expansion states. 65 more words

Health Equity

Useful Resources: Webinars from the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps Program

A resource of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps provides a source of local data to help communities identify opportunities to improve health. 78 more words

Health Disparities

Video Series Discusses the Importance of Health Equity

A video series from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Open School provides an opportunity to learn about health disparities in the United States and the importance of working for healthy equity. 247 more words

Health Disparities

Breathe! SJR 39 is Defeated

The health of LGBT Missourians is stronger today than in any point in our history. In the wake of the defeat of SJR39, which would add LGBT discrimination into the state constitution by way of a public vote, LGBT Missourians are waking up to a new Missouri. 231 more words