Interview with Daniel E. Dawes

Longtime friend and ally of the REACH program and the National REACH Coalition, Daniel Dawes, has a new book, The Political Determinants of Health. In this book Mr. Dawes argues that political determinants of health create the social drivers—including poor environmental conditions, inadequate transportation, unsafe neighborhoods, and lack of healthy food options—that affect all other […]

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REACH Grantees Evaluation Work

Four REACH grantees, The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, Partners In Health, Presbyterian Healthcare Services and the REACH Pima Partnership recently shared the evaluation work they have been doing for their respective grants. The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) is working collaboratively with health coalitions in the county of El Paso, Texas, to strengthen […]

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REACH Grantees Response to COVID-19 Disparities

In April, the NRC convened a virtual meeting with 30 people from 19 REACH grantees to discuss the various ways they are addressing the COVID-19 health disparities facing their REACH communities. The COVID-19 pandemic has been relentless in how it affects people, especially African American and Latinx communities. Charmaine Ruddock, Chair of the Board of […]

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National REACH Coalition Statement on the Death of George Floyd

The National REACH Coalition affirms the right of black communities and all communities experiencing systemic and structural racism to dismantle those systems. As a coalition of organizations working to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities, we are called to work against the systems which harm black health. You can take the following actions to show […]

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – National Civic League Health Equity Award

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – National Civic League Health Equity Award recognizes and honors individuals that have successfully implemented a systems change approach that leverages engagement to improve health outcomes for those most impacted by health disparities. This Award celebrates those individuals who are leading the charge in helping to create a culture of […]

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Spotlighting REACH Grantees: Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln/The Malone Center

Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln partnered with the Malone Center to help empower black young women through support and effective resources. The Malone Center is dedicated to increasing breastfeeding rates by empowering and educating families and community through four breastfeeding programs: Empowering Pregnant and Parenting Teens Support Group, Melanin Mommas Support Group, Breastfeeding 101 Classes […]

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CDC Seeks Feedback

Please provide feedback to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) What Works: Strategies to Increase Physical Activity signpost that can be found by clicking here. The foundation is the bottom part of the signpost that reads “Equitable and Inclusive Access.” When you click on the foundation, it takes you to the Active Living […]

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Spotlighting REACH Grantees: Mississippi Public Health Institute

The Mississippi Public Health Institute’s initiative, Sharing Health Education and Awareness (SHEA), is a targeted, community-centered approach focused on reducing health disparities and rates of chronic disease among Black women in Jackson, Hancock, and Harrison counties. This five-year effort is part of the Gulf Coast Healthy Families, Mothers, and Babies Initiative. The goal of the […]

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Spotlighting REACH Grantees: Southern Nevada Health District

The Southern Nevada Health District has an ongoing live radio show sponsorship on KCEP FM 88.1 (Power 88) radio show with a predominately African American listenership. The staff are the guests on the show and cover a variety of REACH topics on a monthly basis. This sponsorship has been ongoing for several years, and now […]

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Sign on to Support a Bill to Create a Program at CDC Focusing on the Social Determinants of Health

Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán, Representative of California’s 44th District, is introducing a bill (expected March/April 2020) that would create a program at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention to focus on the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), including grants to states for a public health approach to SDOH. You can read the draft bill […]

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