Anti-Racism & Health Equity

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Juneteenth: Emancipation and the Road to Health Equity

Juneteenth: Emancipation and the Road to Health Equity

This is the third year Juneteenth is officially recognized as a federal holiday. It is also the third year in which more Americans are becoming aware of the events that led up to declaring this historical date a holiday. It marks the date when 2,000 Union troops arrived in Galveston Bay, Texas to free 250,000 […]

Anti-Racism Council: First Year in Review

Anti-Racism Council: First Year in Review

The above infographic is a summary of HCIF’s Anti-Racism Council’s (ARC) first year in operation. During it’s first year, ARC undertook internal educational and development opportunities, conducted an organizational assessment among staff, contributed to sign-on letters that advance health and racial equity, and more.  We are now in the process of engaging a health equity […]

President’s Update: HCIF’s Ongoing Commitment to Anti-Racism

It’s been a year since George Floyd was murdered. Not unlike many organizations, we at HCIF have expended many resources over the past year thinking about racism, talking about our goals as an organization, and planning ongoing educational activities. Admittedly, we have grappled with the amount of time our staff has dedicated to this work, […]

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