HEALTH EQUITY

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All Things APHA / Climate Change / Environment / Health Equity


Energy justice is a public health issue
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July 31, 2020

APHA's Center for Climate, Health and Equity talks with ecoAmerica about its priorities.
Karma Cottem

All Things APHA / Coronavirus / Health Equity


Addressing intimate partner violence within the Black community
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Louise Dettman

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July 22, 2020

A conversation with Karma Cottman of the National Center on Violence Against Women in the Black Community.
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All Things APHA / Health Equity


Healthiest Cities and Counties Challenge announces 20 project team locations
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Louise Dettman

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July 16, 2020

APHA collaborates on capacity-building efforts to accelerate community change.
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All Things APHA / Climate Change / Environment / Health Equity


Where there’s wildfire, there’s smoke
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Sophie Wazlowski

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July 06, 2020

Like so many climate change effects, growing wildfire threats disproportionately impact vulnerable communities.
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All Things APHA / Coronavirus / Health Equity / Words from Members / Guest Post


Easing the burden of COVID-19 on U.S. Pacific Islanders
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Louise Dettman

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July 01, 2020

A new nationwide effort, the Pacific Islander COVID-19 Response Team, is working to keep communities safe.
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All Things APHA / Health Equity / Health Topics


APHA tracking state, local racism declarations
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Louise Dettman

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June 30, 2020

Around the nation, communities are explicitly calling out racism and committing to action.
Georges Benjamin

Coronavirus / Health Equity


Pandemic response and the impacts of racism: "Our leadership and systems have failed us."
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Louise Dettman

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June 26, 2020

APHA’s Georges Benjamin, MD, on “Public Health Leadership and Policy: Lessons from Crisis.”
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Health Equity


Supreme Court decision on LGBTQ rights is a public health victory
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Louise Dettman

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June 16, 2020

“We welcome this progress in the fight for equality and health equity.”
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All Things APHA / Health Equity / Coronavirus


APHA kicks off webinar series with "Racism: The Ultimate Underlying Condition"
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Sophie Wazlowski

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June 12, 2020

Researchers discuss the health impacts of racism in the first installment of APHA’s Advancing Racial Equity series.
Donald Warne

Coronavirus / Health Equity


Deep-rooted inequities harm American Indians in fight against COVID-19
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Sophie Wazlowski

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June 10, 2020

APHA member and equity advocate Donald Warne discusses the challenges facing tribal communities.