PrEP in Black America: A New Approach to Biomedical HIV Prevention Advocacy
In the U.S., Black communities have been disproportionately impacted by HIV. Between 1981 and 2019, an estimated 2.2 million people have been diagnosed with HIV, an overwhelming number of whom have been Black.
The Reimagining Nursing Initiative: Creating an Equitable Future by Investing in Nurse-Driven Solutions
When you think about improving health care, who do you envision leading the charge for a more equitable future? There are no wrong answers, but perhaps one that does not immediately come to mind—nurses. Representing the largest number of providers and serving as the most-trusted health care professionals (Brenan 2023), nurses’ front-line role in patient care makes them a natural force for expanding access to care and reducing health care disparities.
“Equity is important for our work. The people we serve tell us so. That is why Arcora strives to demonstrate a greater capacity for equitable practices and policies to better engage with communities as an authentic partner.”
Philanthropy @ Work – Transitions – March 2023
The latest on transitions from the field.
Philanthropy @ Work – Awards – March 2023
The latest on awards from the field.
Philanthropy @ Work – Grants and Programs – March 2023
The latest on grants and programs from the field.
Looking Around the Corner: (Re) Imagining Power for a Healthy and Just California
A report prepared by the USC Equity Research Institute for The California Endowment summarizes a forward-looking project to envision what we can collectively achieve if we invest in movements.
Philanthropic Investment in People Power
The California Endowment is spearheading renewed interest in an approach that supports communities to be the architects of their own equity efforts. This article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review (Winter 2023) examines the evidence generated by a decade-long effort that grew up around The California Endowment’s Building Healthy Communities initiative and provides lessons to other philanthropies incorporating a power-building strategy.
For the Community, By the Community: How Philanthropy Can Support Culturally-Led Mental Health Program
Mindful philanthropy recently released new guidance on how funders can support culturally-led mental health programs that are developed by and for communities of color.