Health Equity

Shining the Spotlight on Health Equity

While COVID-19 may have brought to light many health care inequities, they are nothing new. Disparate health outcomes for minorities, individuals experiencing homelessness, LGBTQ+, and other segments of California’s population have been documented for decades and reflect longstanding structural and systemic inequities that are rooted in racism and discrimination. Today, the disparities have risen to […]

Hospital Task Force to Address Perinatal Equity and Black Infant Health

Who Hospital Council Santa Clara County What The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has directed the Public Health Department to work with providers and stakeholders throughout the county to address perinatal equity and black infant health. The Public Health Department asked Hospital Council to help bring hospitals together to create a Hospital Task Force […]

Six more hospitals join Cherished Futures

Since 2019, Cherished Futures for Black Moms and Babies has focused on the audacious goal of eliminating maternal and infant health inequities in Los Angeles County. These bold plans continue to gain momentum.

March Madness is EVERYWHERE!

For any college basketball fan, there’s no time like late March. The NCAA Tournament is in full swing, and with any luck your team is still in the hunt — and at the very least your bracket is still relatively intact.