Vaccine distribution could still be a bright spot in our COVID response - the moment that community members and organizations can work in authentic partnership with a range of institutions to deliver a life-saving essential health resource broadly and equitably. And it is an opportunity to put us on a path to create more equitable, lasting systems of health. Let us know how you can be part of the movement.
Latest Blog Posts in 2021
Racial equity-focused non-profit expands COVID-19 relief projects and drives toward long-term systemic change BOSTON and OAKLAND – Health equity-focused non-profit Health Leads today announced its commitment ...
Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative: Fostering Community-Driven Change During COVID-19 and Beyond
We recently spoke with Melissa Jones, Executive Director of the Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative (BARHII), to learn how her community has mobilized to meet the challenges of our new reality head on. We talked through what it means to build effective collaboration structures, push forward policy changes, and address the inequities that have been made more apparent than ever.
In this podcast episode of Rightnowish, our very own Chief Clinical Officer Damon Francis discusses his work on the front lines and offers advice for healthy living during COVID-19.
Since September 2019, Dr. Janice Underwood has served as Virginia’s first cabinet-level Chief Diversity Officer, and she currently leads the Health Equity Task Force. We sat down with Dr. Underwood to discuss the transformative work the Northam administration and her team specifically are doing to fight racial injustice, advance equity across many dimensions of diversity, and build equitable systems in response to racial injustice and the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Power of Effective Community Partnerships: Spotlight on Cincinnati’s All Children Thrive Learning Network
We recently had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Andrew Beck about the All Children Thrive (ACT) Learning Network supported by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Uniquely positioned to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, ACT is an example of a network that is prioritizing community-wide aims, empowering caregivers, and setting measurable goals to effectively tackle challenging problems that can’t be solved by health systems alone.