Narratives around race can give rise to policies and systems that exacerbate and reproduce inequities. The result can create stark differences by race in how well and how long people live. Just what are narratives? How are they created? Why is it important to transform them? We will explore these questions and more during this webinar.
Are you curious about County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, what we do, and the resources we offer? What about data, evidence-informed strategies, and real-life examples to help your pandemic recovery plan? Then, do not miss this year’s CHR&R 101 webinar!
In the midst of the twin pandemics of COVID-19 and systemic racism, people are increasingly engaging in conversations around racial equity. To achieve racial equity in access, opportunities, and power, communities across the country are having intentional and honest dialogue around needed change in policies, practices, and procedures.
Within every community, there are significant differences in peoples’ health and their opportunities to live long and healthy lives. Policy changes can be key to both transforming health in a community and helping to eliminate inequities. But when policies aren’t created or enforced with equity in mind, they may perpetuate these disparities – or even amplify them.
Networks are a way for people and organizations to come together to find solutions to complex problems. How can you create intentional partnerships that uphold the values, practices, and systems that supports equity?
Access to safe and affordable housing provides a foundation for good health, yet half of all rural counties across the country have experienced an increase in severe housing cost burden since the housing crisis of 2006-2010.
Economic development and social and environmental responsibility do not always go hand in hand, but when they do this type of green vision for economic growth can have positive results for health and well-being.