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Health happens in communities.

For over two decades, we’ve worked closely with hospitals and clinics to connect people to essential resources like food, housing and transportation. Today, we’re working both locally and nationally to unearth and address the deep roots of racial inequity that impact our health.

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Change takes a team effort.

We’ve been honored to work with and support many innovative and passionate organizations and individuals who work tirelessly for health equity in their communities — and we know there are many more. Learn more about our latest national collaboration and our Network of changemakers.

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Knowledge was meant to be shared.

Since 1996, we’ve learned a great deal about what works and what doesn’t – and we’re happiest when we see organizations learning from each other. Take a tour of our favorite resources for putting knowledge into action.

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Words we can live by.

How we work is as important as what we do. Our values were created by our broader community of staff, partners, volunteers and patients, and help us keep our community strong.

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Beyond Do No Harm: Elevating BIPOC Voices in SDOH Interventions

If organizations are truly committed to addressing the systemic barriers and root causes of inequity within the communities they serve, then SDOH interventions must include authentic community engagement and power and decision rights need to be shared with the BIPOC community. During this 75 minute webinar, panelists will discuss steps and strategies to better integrate BIPOC voice, especially lived experience, into SDOH interventions.

Bringing Light & Heat: A Health Equity Guide for Healthcare Transformation and Accountability

Developed by national organizations with experience at the forefront of healthcare transformation and health equity initiatives, a new guidebook, Bringing Light & Heat: A Health Equity Guide for Healthcare Transformation and Accountability, provides this needed framework. The Guide outlines a strategic process for leaders and managers of healthcare institutions to commit to, own, and advance health equity and racial justice (bringing light) and outlines key questions stakeholders can use to help hold these systems accountable for this critical work (bringing heat).

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