EquityBlog

Justice in Policing

Justice in Policing

15 Jul 2016 |

Communities across the country that have lived for too long under the weight of discriminatory policing and mass incarceration are calling for a transformation of our policing and criminal justice systems. They are making it clear that it is time for policies to first and foremost | Read more >

Two More Black Deaths

07 Jul 2016 |
Philando Castile of Falcon Heights, Minnesota.
 
Alton Sterling of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 
 
Two more names in two more cities—two more Black men shot to death by local policemen.  Their senseless killings leave two more groups of loved ones, families, and friends | Read more >
Mildred Thompson Retiring from PolicyLink

Mildred Thompson Retiring from PolicyLink

28 Jun 2016 | PolicyLink

After 17 years at PolicyLink Mildred Thompson, Senior Director and Director of the PolicyLink Center for Health Equity and Place, will retire on July 29.
 
Over the course of her exemplary career, Mildred has been a nurse, social worker, educator, consultant, and executive leader | Read more >

PolicyLink and FSG Launch New Fellowship for Health Equity Leaders

PolicyLink and FSG Launch New Fellowship for Health Equity Leaders

27 Jun 2016 | Mildred Thompson, Dalila Butler, and Jennifer Splansky

For too long, our nation has attempted to improve health by focusing primarily on the health-care system. To truly achieve health equity, where everyone — regardless of race, neighborhood, or financial status — has the opportunity for health, we must also consider the broader | Read more >