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The National National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, published an interactive report, Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity. Portions of the report include an overview of the report, a clickable conceptual model of the context of structural inequalities, and ideas on how to promote health equality in… Read More »
The vision of the program is that all children and youth growing up in Promise Neighborhoods have access to great schools and strong systems of family and community support that will prepare them to attain an excellent education and successfully transition to college and a career. The purpose of Promise Neighborhoods is to significantly improve… Read More »
My Dog is My Home is a multimedia project highlighting the importance of homeless people’s relationship with their pets. Researchers focused on the relationships between humans and animals, what those relationships demonstrated and what solutions might address the needs of both. The project provides video interviews to tell individual stories, and provides understanding of the… Read More »
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The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Community Development and Policy Studies division developed the Peer City Identification Tool to compare and visualize trends or challenges among a city’s peers, which can give needed context to “policymakers and practitioners.” The tool draws from city-level indicators from the American Community Survey and historical Decennial Census records. After clicking… Read More »
In 2014, approximately 8 percent of U.S. children younger than 18 (about 5.8 million children) were reported as not having a usual source of care. (Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Statistical Brief #501: Children’s Usual Source of Care: Insurance, Income, and Racial/Ethnic Disparities, 2004-2014.) Other Highlights Children who were… Read More »
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The Association of Clinicians for the Underserved shared the recording of “Resources for Developing an Understanding of Health Disparities,” a presentation given by Susan White, MD on February 28, 2017. “This workshop reviews online tools that offer both general and community specific interactive learning activities to help primary care providers better understand the community and… Read More »
“Sponsors must be organizations that are fully capable of managing a food service program. To be a sponsor, you must follow regulations and be responsible, financially and administratively, for running your program. The following types of organizations can be sponsors: Public or private nonprofit schools Units of local, municipal, county, tribal, or State government Private… Read More »
The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center is offering a webinar series for providers and others who work with people experiencing or at risk for homelessness. WEBINAR: Homelessness in Special Populations: Formerly Incarcerated Tuesday, February 21, 2017 2:00PM ET WEBINAR: Homelessness in Special Populations: Veterans Tuesday, March 7, 2017 2:00PM ET WEBINAR: Homelessness in Special… Read More »
National Homeless Person’s Memorial Day is the held on the first day of winter, the longest night of the year. According to the Centers for Disease Control, people who are homeless are at greater risk for many mental and physical health problems, and have a much higher mortality rate compared to those who are not… Read More »
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