01.22.2021 | Health Leads
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic extends far beyond the illness itself. Communities of color will be hardest hit, and demand for essential resources across all communities will sharply increase. Our response demands a new level of collaboration, partnerships, and investment. Here is where you can find our most relevant and timely resources to both respond now and rebuild for the future.
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10.27.2020 | Health Leads
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 ...
10.26.2020 | Health Leads
According to recent polls, only 58% of the U.S. population would get vaccinated as soon as a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available. But as millions of dollars are invested in developing a safe and effective vaccine, the development and distribution strategies proposed in the U.S. lack a clear focus on racial health equity and clear coordination among federal, state, tribal and other local levels. We have co-created a set of guiding principles designed to ensure Black, Latinx, Native and other communities of color and those most susceptible to COVID-19 have access and opportunity to receive safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines when they become available. Sign on, share your feedback, and join the effort to build a coordinated, equity-centered COVID-19 vaccine strategy.
Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative: Fostering Community-Driven Change During COVID-19 and Beyond
09.14.2020 | Health Leads
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.
08.26.2020 | Health Leads
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.