Place

King County Equity and Social Justice

The director of the Environmental Health Services Division of the government of King County, Washington, discusses equity and the King County PLACE MATTERS team. This presentation was given during the 2011 PLACE MATTERS National Conference.

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Health Disparities, Neighborhood Poverty, and Racial Composition

Members of the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health review a study on the effect of segregation, including neighborhood racial composition and concentration of poverty, on health. This presentation was originally given at the 2011 PLACE MATTERS National Conference.

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Telling the Story of Place, Race and Health Equity: A Few Early Lessons

The Praxis Project discusses its racial and social justice initiative. This presentation was given at the 2011 PLACE MATTERS National Conference.

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The Racial Justice and Health Equity Work of the Boston Place Matters Team

The Boston Public Health Commission reports on the work of the Boston PLACE MATTERS team. This presentation was given during the 2011 PLACE MATTERS National Conference.

The Impact of Gender-Based Violence on Stability and Security

Gender based violence (GBV) is being used against women across the world.  Intimidations, including murder, rape and acid thrown in the face are used as weapons of war.  The status of women is an indicative barometer of the stability of a region. This study will examine GBV as a U.S. and global security issue.  It seeks to enhance the understanding and awareness of GBV for operational planning and for dealing with circumstances where the Congolese, African Union, U.S.

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