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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Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act (H.R.6074) and Protecting American Lungs and Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act (H.R.2339), part of HELEN Updates

Did you know that the 116th US Congress has introduced bills addressing Coronavirus preparedness, protecting American lungs to reverse the youth tobacco epidemic and amending provisions in the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act relating to the discontinuance or interruption in the production of life-saving drugs (H.R.6062)? Visit the Health Equity Leadership & Exchange Network […]

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Request to Submit Congressional Testimony Showcasing Your REACH Program

Thank you for showing your commitment to the REACH program by signing onto the FY 2021 REACH appropriations letter. If you did not have a chance to sign on to the appropriations letter, here is the link. The deadline has been extended to March 6th. As has happened in previous years it needs all hands […]

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CityLab Article on the Livability of Black Women In Large Metropolitan Cities

The livability of Black women is beginning to decline in large metropolitan areas and CityLab is trying to bring light to this issue. Citylab researched cities to determine the best metros for Black women to live. From their findings it seems that Black women’s livability in Mid-western cities is much worse than that of the […]

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