This data brief showcasing a data mapping tool that compares the social and economic vulnerability of several Massachusetts communities to the existing “SNAP Gap" - the more than 700,000 MassHealth recipients (pre-pandemic) who are likely eligible for SNAP, but are not receiving these important hunger-preventing benefits.
Latest Blog Posts in 2021
Dr. Lauren Powell, PhD, MPA of The Equitist and Takeda Pharmaceutical talks about public health issues, including the COVID-19 response, systemic racism, health literacy, social justice, and what the pharmaceutical industry is doing to be more equitable.
In this webinar brought to you by the Vaccine Equity Cooperative, panelists share national perspectives on vaccine equity efforts, and spotlight local successes and lessons learned from communities in California and Florida.
Community Information Exchange Summit 2020: Accelerating Multi-Sector Collaboration to Advance Equity
We were proud to be a co-collaborator at the 2020 Community Information Exchange Summit, a national conference hosted by 2-1-1 San Diego. Here you can find all of our sessions, which focused on the importance of centering community and applying an anti-racism lens in order to achieve health equity.
Keys to Cross-Sector Collaboration: Learning from the Implementation of a Comprehensive Social Continuum Assessment
In this report, collaborators from Health Leads and 2-1-1 San Diego outline the purpose and impact of the Comprehensive Social Continuum Assessment (CSCA) - designed as a common language to understand the complexity of social influences on individuals.