NRC Webinar – August 27th: Flipping the Paradigm: Community Leading Health Equity Efforts

The National REACH Coalition (NRC) in collaboration with Arizona Telemedicine Program at the Southwest Telehealth Resource Center and the Department of Health Promotion Sciences at the University of Arizona’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health invites you to join us for a FREE webinar: Flipping the Paradigm: Community Leading Health Equity Efforts. What […]

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Letter sent to the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Implementation of the Resolution on Police Violence and Structural Racism

A letter has been sent to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (endorsed by 143 families of victims of police violence and 368 civil society organizations), calling for the High Commissioner to ensure effective implementation of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights resolution on police violence and structural racism. […]

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Tuesday, July 21st is the Deadline to Sign On in Support of Accessible COVID-19 Communications

We would like to pass along this important message from the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum: In addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress has yet to address the needs of people who need language and communications assistance. This has led to a lack of information going out to limited English proficient (LEP) communities, hospitals […]

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SOPHE Celebrates 70 Years

The National REACH Coalition (NRC) congratulates the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) on their 70th anniversary! SOPHE has been an amazing partner of the NRC and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s REACH (Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health) program for many years. By championing the cause of health equity and the […]

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RWJF County Health Rankings & Roadmaps

Do you know where your county ranks in health outcomes? The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHR&R), a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, measures health outcomes and contributing factors such as education, employment, income and the environment, all of which contribute to the community’s health […]

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Spotlighting a REACH 2010 Grantee: The Genesee County REACH Project

Last year, in 2019 we marked the 20th anniversary of the REACH program. 1999 was the planning year for REACH 2010 grantees. In 2000, REACH grantees were given funding to implement the Community Action Plan that was the outcome of the planning they did in 1999. Here we feature the work and accomplishments of one […]

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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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