Food deserts more common in minority communities

Food deserts are geographic locations where affordable and nutritious foods are difficult to obtain, especially for those with limited transportation and financial means.

Amidst recent improvement in health insurance coverage throughout the United States, one group had been left out of the Affordable Care Act (ACA): undocumented immigrants.

In celebration of Food Day--- a nationwide celebration and movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food---the Mississippi PLACE MATTERS teams held a series of community events to discuss the connection between the rise in obesity and lack of affordable, healthy foods in most Delta


Baltimore Releases Community Health Equity Report

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies in partnership with Equity Matters, Inc.