Despite some progress in reducing health disparities, systematic differences in health status and health outcomes persist for low-income individuals, communities of color, LGBTQ people, and other vulnerable populations. Health philanthropy plays a critical role in elevating and supporting strategies to eliminate health disparities. GIH works to inform and advise funders about opportunities to address health disparities and also highlights promising practices to advance health equity.
Contact Osula Rushing for more information about our programming in this area.
A recent report released by the Open Society Foundations examines strategies to advance racial justice and health equity through narrative change.
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine explores how incarceration shapes community health, widens disparities, and drives inequities, especially for vulnerable communities.
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A New JEDI Force: Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
September 13, 2019
Emmy Ganos, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Carolyn Wang Kong, Blue Shield of California Foundation
Priscilla Ko, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation
Supporting Children, Youth, and Families Affected by “Zero Tolerance” Immigration Policies
November 19, 2018
Rana Suliman, Grantmakers In Health
DC in Color
September 14, 2018
Kendra Allen, Consumer Health Foundation
Yanique Redwood, Consumer Health Foundation