In this latest episode, host Ashlei A. Rodgers, MPH interviews Lupe Arreola, Executive Director of Tenants Together. Hear their candid conversation on how the organization’s ...
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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.
Massachusetts ranks as the second healthiest state in the nation (behind only Vermont) and boasts the lowest uninsured rate in the country - 2.7% compared to 8.7% nationally. So why is there still a 30-year gap in life expectancy from one neighborhood to the next? Hear what three healthcare and public health experts have to say.