Reports

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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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.

Slides can be downloaded by clicking the link below.

FACT SHEET: The Economic Burden Of Health Inequalities in the United States

This fact sheet presents a summary of findings on the economic burden of health disparities in the United States.

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.

Slides can be downloaded by clicking the link below.

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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Achieving Health Equity Through Social Equality: A Call to Political Action

Representative Donna Christensen (D-VI) explores the connection between health equity and social equity and how policy can help end health disparities. This presentation was given as part of the 2011 PLACE MATTERS National Conference.

Slides can be downloaded by clicking the link below.

The Implications of Medicaid for Low-Income Communities

Recent efforts to sharply cut back funding and support for Medicaid go beyond Washington politics—they threaten the health of millions of Americans. For the past 45 years, Medicaid has been a largely successful program that delivers essential health services to a large segment of the population. Our country‟s most vulnerable citizens, including children, low-income parents, pregnant women, seniors and those with disabilities have all benefited from this social service jointly administered by federal and state governments, as well as the Children‟s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

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