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NLC Web Forums

Culture of Health Web Forum: Race Equity and Health

A Level Playing Field: Addressing City Issues through the Lens of Equity



CitiesSpeak Blogs

Building a Culture of Health Starts with Equity and Race

Exploring Housing, Equity, and Historic Heritage Across America

Fifty Years After MLK, Cities Must Confront Racial Equity Through Policy

Why Cities Must Keep Equity a Central Focus in Building a Culture of Health



NLC Reports and Tools

REAL – The Goal: Inclusive, Thriving and Healthy Communities

Advancing Racial Equity in Your City – Municipal Action Guide

The City Leader’s Compass to the My Brother’s Keeper Landscape



Partner Organization Resources

Prevention Institute Resources:

Framing the Dialogue on Race and Ethnicity to Advance Health Equity – National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

What’s the Connection between Residential Segregation and Health? – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)

Where People, Place and Power Matter – Collaboratives for Health Equity, National Collaborative on Health Equity

PolicyLink Resources/Publications:

You, Me and Them: Experiencing Discrimination in America (series) – NPR, Harvard’s Chan School of Public Health, RWJF

Opportunity Zones – city examples:

Small Business as a Sustainable Solution, Small Business and the Racial Wealth Gap, Interise

Healthy Equitable Land Use Policy Brief, HEALU

Guide to Equitable Neighborhood Development, NALCAB

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