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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.
What kind of data affects social change and where does it come from? purpose

Nov. 2, 2020 3:00 pm

What kind of data affects social change and where does it come from?

At ECS’s Forum on Justice & Opportunity, the Scattergood Foundation and Azavea presented projects on understanding needs and assets, and strengthening social programs through data and evaluation.
Like their parents, Latinx youth are suffering disproportionately from COVID purpose

Oct. 29, 2020 9:00 am

Like their parents, Latinx youth are suffering disproportionately from COVID

Latinx children are six times more likely than white children to test positive for coronavirus. This makes them the pediatric group most at risk for contracting the virus.
As the coronavirus rages in prisons, ethical issues of crime and punishment become more compelling purpose

Aug. 17, 2020 1:44 pm

As the coronavirus rages in prisons, ethical issues of crime and punishment become more compelling

With 29 deaths for every 100,000 inmates, New Jersey has the highest COVID-19-related death rate in the nation.
Más allá del modelo de promotoras: estos proyectos también se centran en el bienestar de los inmigrantes purpose

Aug. 10, 2020 8:00 am

Más allá del modelo de promotoras: estos proyectos también se centran en el bienestar de los inmigrantes

El Programa de Bienestar Intercultural, el Programa de Bienestar Familiar para Inmigrantes Chinos, la Iniciativa Mente, Cuerpo, Espíritu y Espacio, y la Asociación Coreana Americana del Gran Filadelfia están encontrando soluciones a los impactos de COVID-19.
Opinion: Governor Wolf — free the vulnerable people you promised to release purpose

Aug. 4, 2020 2:30 pm

Opinion: Governor Wolf — free the vulnerable people you promised to release

Those who are incarcerated are unable to social distance, are denied cleaning supplies and personal protective equipment — and in PA, 25% of all those incarcerated are over 50, says Lulu Obaditch in her op-ed.
Addressing health inequities in the African American community purpose

Jul. 31, 2020 9:15 am

Addressing health inequities in the African American community

If you examine the novel coronavirus, it mirrors how the AIDS epidemic affected African Americans, says guest columnist Gary J. Bell.
Beyond the promotora model: These projects are focused on immigrant wellness in culturally distinct ways purpose

Jul. 16, 2020 11:57 am

Beyond the promotora model: These projects are focused on immigrant wellness in culturally distinct ways

The Intercultural Wellness Program, the Chinese Immigrant Family Wellness Program, The Mind, Body, Spirit, and Space Initiative, and the Korean American Association of Greater Philadelphia are finding solutions to the impacts of COVID-19 in their communities.
Biases in algorithms hurt those looking for information on health purpose

Jul. 15, 2020 8:27 am

Biases in algorithms hurt those looking for information on health

"Correcting algorithmic biases and providing better information to users of technology platforms would go a long way in promoting equity," says guest columnist Anjana Susarla.
‘Para ser una promotora, tienes que venir de la comunidad, ese es el verdadero poder del modelo’ purpose

Jun. 23, 2020 11:25 am

‘Para ser una promotora, tienes que venir de la comunidad, ese es el verdadero poder del modelo’

Puentes de Salud cuenta con sus promotoras para alentar y facilitar vidas más saludables en ‘Puebladelfia’.

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