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COVID-19: The Impact on Communities of Color

Updated May 29, 2020 Long before the coronavirus impacted how we live, work, and play, systemic challenges contributed to disparities that impede some people from living long, healthy lives. Your ZIP code should not determine how long you live, but it does. Social factors, which are shaped by the distribution of money, power, and resources,

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Data Storytelling: Lessons Learned from Communicating Data Locally

Join leaders in health equity, community health, advocacy, education and government in participating in the American Heart Association’s Northeast Health Equity Consortium’s (NHEC) webinar series. The second webinar in the series is scheduled for July 31, 2019. The series, The Equity Braid: Equity, Data & Capacity Building, examines how to lead with an equity framework

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Breaking community health barriers — with local entrepreneurs

 Third annual American Heart Association EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator activates innovative, local solutions for long-term health in under-resourced communities   Approximately 50 million people in the United States are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease because they lack the most basic needs — healthy food, clean air and drinking water, quality education, employment and housing.1

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Northeast Health Equity Consortium Announces First Webinar Series

The Equity Braid: Equity, Data & Capacity Building To make persuasive and compelling cases to key stakeholders, health outcomes and social determinants of health data need to be paired with storytelling. Join leaders in health equity, community health, advocacy, education and government in the American Heart Association’s Northeast Health Equity Consortium’s (NHEC) webinar series. The

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Look Up and Team Up to Build Health Equity Solutions in Your Communities

The American Heart Association’s June 2018 Northeast Health Equity Consortium brought together medical professionals, public health experts and community leaders to examine health equity in our diverse communities. Nearly 150 people attended from the northeast and across the country. Their commitment to equity in health care was evident by their attendance and enthusiastic participation in

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NORTHEAST HEALTH EQUITY CONSORTIUM ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP

Three champions of health equity to co-chair.  New York November 2017 …The Northeast Health Equity Consortium (NHEC), which addresses health inequities and disparities in eight states – Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont –has announced the appointment of three new co-chairs for 2017-2018.  Raheem Baraka, ACE-CPT, BCS, founder

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NORTHEAST HEALTH EQUITY CONSORTIUM CELEBRATES INAUGURAL YEAR AT SUMMIT

Members of the Northeast Health Equity Consortium (NHEC) gathered in New York City in April to celebrate their successful inaugural year and develop a framework for the coming year with a focus on addressing health inequities and disparities in eight states –Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont. Co-chairs