Posts for Health Equity

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework Needs Build Back Better to Succeed

There are some exciting health-related provisions in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework that advocates can celebrate and utilize as we pivot to advocacy tactics that don’t rely on simultaneous passage.

We Need Action on Youth Mental Health and Substance Use

The American Academy of Pediatrics and other prominent health associations declared a national state of emergency in children’s mental health last week.

Multiple Opportunities to Advance Racial Justice in the Build Back Better Act

Congress is back in session after both chambers were away last week, and they’re picking up their negotiations regarding the size and scope of the Build Back Better (BBB) Act. As we’ve written about previously, Community Catalyst has been closely...

With Eviction Moratorium’s End, Negative Health Outcomes of Rising Evictions Soar

On August 26, 2021, the federal eviction moratorium ended, placing millions of Americans at risk of eviction and the negative health outcomes that have been shown to often follow.

Dallas March to Center BIPOC Voices and Lives

On Saturday, our Texas Raising Women's Voices regional coordinator, The AFIYA Center, will join allies in leading the Dallas Reproductive Liberation March in support of access to legal abortion and reproductive autonomy.

Centering Racial Justice in Hospital Community Benefit Investment Through Authentic Community Engagement Strategies

Valuable lessons on what it means to build authentic community-hospital partnerships and support strong community engagement.

Building an Equitable Future for Children and Families: Key Policy Opportunities to Support Children’s Health and Well-Being

Congress must act now to make ARPA’s forward-minded solutions permanent and substantially decrease racial, social, and economic inequities.

Hospitals and Health Systems Receiving Federal COVID-19 Relief Funds Must Be Accountable to Their Communities

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress has made approximately $300 billion in funding available to health care providers. The money was intended to help providers pay for costs related to treating COVID patients, as well as making up...

Life After COVID: CMS Guidance Addresses Advocate Concerns About the End of the Public Health Emergency

The official end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) remains unclear, but some states are already either planning for or taking actions regarding Medicaid enrollment.
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