Three national public health leaders will help us make sense of the state of public health in this country and will share challenges and opportunities before us at the federal, state and local levels to reimagine a robust, responsive and just public health system.
In this webinar, we will explore the concept of digital redlining and how this has impacted residents' ability to thrive. We'll also demonstrate how users can identify broadband rates in their counties, and explore innovative strategies used to bridge the digital divide in San Antonio.
In this final webinar of the Advancing Racial Equity series, we will examine the complexity of Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders as a group and better understand the need to break down data and understand the multiple ethnicities within the group to achieve health and racial equity.
Every decade the U.S. Census provides an opportunity for residents in every community to be counted. The census is one of the most important datasets in the United States. In fact, much of the data reported in the County Health Rankings snapshots are census-related data. While we often associate the census with congressional representation, census data matter significantly to health equity.
Nearly 60 million Latinos live in the U.S., with growing populations in every region of the country. Latinos face significant barriers to accessing the opportunities they need to be healthy. The good news is that community-based organizations (CBOs) are working to improve the health of the Latino communities they serve by strategically addressing the social determinants of health...
Discrimination based on race and ethnicity can negatively affect health across lifetimes and generations. Racial inequities are not random. They have been created and sustained over time by unfair and discriminatory policies and practices at many levels. Inequities will not disappear on their own, but communities have the power to disrupt them.
Is your community working at the forefront of advancing health, opportunity, and equity for all? In this webinar hosted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, our staff answered questions about the application process for the RWJF Culture of Health Prize, and explored details of the 2020 RWJF Culture of Health Prize Phase I Application, including the selection criteria and the steps for the online application process.
After decades of economic stagnation in Klamath County, Oregon—a region of about 66,000 people—the Healthy Klamath Coalition came together in 2012 to create a healthier community. Since then, the county has seen an increase in graduation rates and revitalization in parts of their urban center and has taken steps to create more jobs and stronger networks of interconnected social,...