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Report: Race, housing insecurity, and COVID-19 are connected purpose

Feb. 26, 2021 3:23 pm

Report: Race, housing insecurity, and COVID-19 are connected

CLS's "COVID-19’s Impact on Race and Housing Security Across Philadelphia: Philadelphia Renters Report" shows that pre-existing housing insecurity and failures to address structural housing inequities left Black and brown communities more exposed to the virus.
Does the local nonprofit sector have the collective agency to make change and move us toward just recovery? purpose

Feb. 22, 2021 2:09 pm

Does the local nonprofit sector have the collective agency to make change and move us toward just recovery?

“It is hard to find balance between doing the work and finding the energy and resources to argue at City Hall," says Farrah Parkes of Gender Justice Fund.
Six months into its push to end systemic racism, City gives itself good grade purpose

Feb. 12, 2021 1:15 pm

Six months into its push to end systemic racism, City gives itself good grade

Still, its Reform, Transformation, and Reconciliation process is less truth and reconciliation — a grassroots-driven process designed to help community members come to terms with past violence and increase awareness of trauma — and more think-tank.
Facts not fear: Montco hosts town hall about COVID 19 and Black community purpose

Jan. 25, 2021 9:17 am

Facts not fear: Montco hosts town hall about COVID 19 and Black community

Historical mistreatment and healthcare disparities loom like an ominous cloud when attempting to assuage fears, says Dr. Ala Stanford, who was one of the panelists in the conversation last week.
In crisis, public health comes undone purpose

Jan. 8, 2021 12:00 pm

In crisis, public health comes undone

According to the CDC, African Americans are 1.4 times more likely to contract COVID-19 and 2.8 times more likely to die from it than whites. For Latinxs, the numbers are 1.7 and 2.8 times more likely, respectively.
4 ways to close the COVID-19 racial health gap purpose

Dec. 10, 2020 2:09 pm

4 ways to close the COVID-19 racial health gap

Research psychologists who help design interventions for COVID-affected communities, guest columnists Dorothy Chin and Tamra Burns Loeb offer a four-pronged approach in mounting an effective response.
Racial disparities in telemedicine: A research roundup purpose

Dec. 2, 2020 1:56 pm

Racial disparities in telemedicine: A research roundup

Despite evidence of lower rates of telemedicine use among people of color, some research suggests that seeing patients in a standardized way on a screen might reduce providers’ biases and the resulting disparities in health care.
A tale of two pandemics: A nonfiction comic about historical racial health disparities purpose

Nov. 17, 2020 3:30 pm

A tale of two pandemics: A nonfiction comic about historical racial health disparities

Three medical doctors are the main characters of this comic by Josh Neufeld, which explains racial health disparities and the spread of misinformation during the coronavirus pandemic and the 1918 influenza pandemic.
Will Biden make social equity a pandemic policy essential? purpose

Nov. 13, 2020 2:00 pm

Will Biden make social equity a pandemic policy essential?

“If they had died of COVID-19 at the same actual rate as white Americans, about 21,800 Black, 11,400 Latino, 750 Indigenous and 65 Pacific Islander Americans would still be alive,” according to the Color of Coronavirus Project.
Systems transformation could have saved Daniel Prude’s life method

Sep. 10, 2020 8:00 am

Systems transformation could have saved Daniel Prude’s life

Daniel sought care in a hospital setting but was released within three hours with no diagnosis. What happened next involved the criminalization of his mental illness, resulting in a horrific incident of police brutality.

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