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Seeing structural racism as a system is key to dismantling it. Read more about how the MORHE program is developing new measurement tools and approaches.
Disparities in the harm from plastics pollution, in who can work from home, in who can access mental health care, and whose hunger is increasing. Plus how climate change will combine with COVID-19 to worsen disparities and how the private sector plays a role in COVID-19’s spread, and much more in our monthly population health news roundup.
Our mentoring program is going strong. Find out how one mentor is unlocking the “hidden curriculum” for her mentee.
Arguments against systemic racism in policing often rely on flawed approaches and cherry-picked data.
Historical redlining and preterm births, “excited delirium” in the criminal justice system, domestic violence in the COVID-19 era, blades of air and far-UVC light take up the coronavirus fight, why parks aren’t safe spaces for people of color, and more.
How we measure quality of life and college readiness is a problem. Here’s why.
Compliant But Unprotected: Communities of Color Take Greater Action to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 But Remain at Risk
Despite the risk of police profiling, people of color are wearing masks. Yet COVID-19 infection and death disparities remain.