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July 17, 2013 | Culture of Health Post
RWJF is investing $5 million to support 10 initiatives to improve the health of young men of color and improve their chances for success.
November 5, 2012 | New Public Health Post
A host of sessions focused on health equity at this year’s American Public Health Association meeting. Panel topics varied greatly, from the effects of health inequity on education outcomes to creative marketing strategies for reaching vulnerable po ...
October 30, 2012 | New Public Health Post
"Black men today are more likely to receive a GED in prison than graduate from college. One in three black men, and one in six Latino men, are projected to go to prison in their lifetimes. There is new hope--Sacramento is now responding to this cris ...
November 1, 2012 | New Public Health Post
>>EDITOR'S NOTE: On 9/13/2012 CeaseFire changed its name to Cure Violence. Sheila Regan manages hospital partnerships for Cure Violence, formerly CeaseFire, an organization based in Chicago that has pioneered a public health approach to stopping sho ...
February 28, 2013 | New Public Health Post
A new article published by the Association of American Medical Colleges highlights the important work of medical-legal partnerships. These efforts improve the health and well-being of low-income and other vulnerable populations by addressing unmet l ...
April 30, 2013 | New Public Health Post
Last year, more than 675,000 U.S. children were victims of maltreatment. Preventing abuse and neglect in the first place by giving families the support they need, when they need it, yields the best outcomes.
June 13, 2013 | New Public Health Post
A White House “Champions of Change” event yesterday honored 12 men and women who spent their careers improving the lives of children who have a parent in prison. Sesame Street released a toolkit to be distributed to jails, schools and therapists.
August 20, 2012 | New Public Health Post
Much attention has been paid on NewPublicHealth and elsewhere to the connection between education, health, economic opportunity, and even life expectancy. Sadly, when we consider the health and life trajectories for our young men of color in this co ...
May 18, 2012 | Pioneering Ideas Blog Post
Deborah Bae and Jane Issacs Lowe discuss the Stanford Social Innovation Review’s “Realigning Health with Care.”
July 12, 2012 | New Public Health Post
>>EDITOR'S NOTE: On 9/13/2012 CeaseFire changed its name to Cure Violence. A group of impassioned attendees of the National Association of County and City Health Officials Annual Meeting attended a screening of The Interrupters, a documentary about ...