Tag: Racial Equity

NEPHTC Celebrates Black History Month!

NEPHTC is recognizing Black History Month this February to honor the accomplishments and history of Black Americans. The theme for Black History Month 2023 is Black Resistance. We want to highlight these two recent and relevant trainings from the Maine Public Health Association about racism and Black history in Maine: The History and Contemporary Reality […]

Introducing The Racial Justice Competency Model for Public Health Professionals (RJCM)

Many agencies have declared racism a public health issue and have implemented DEI trainings in response, but this alone will not change the structures and systems upholding racism and marginalization. Therefore, the Public Health Training Center Network (PHTCN), with support from the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI), formed a racial justice workgroup in […]

CDC Responds to Professors’ Call for Permanent Assessment of Racial Discrimination in Pregnancy Survey

NEPTHC is happy to share this article about faculty impact from BUSPH’s Department of Community Health Sciences, the home of NEPHTC. The article describes the CDC’s response to a commentary co-authored by Joanna Almeida, Associate Professor of Social Work at Simmons University, and our colleague Candice Belanoff, Clinical Associate Professor of CHS. The commentary, published last spring […]

Racial Equity School Health + Public Health

Attend “Racial Equity in School Health: A Groundwater Approach” on March 27 8:30am -4:00pm in Lowell, MA NEPHTC’s sister training center, SHIELD (School Health Institute for Education Leadership Development) is pleased to host a Racial Equity workshop to establish a foundational understanding of how race-based structural inequities impact access and outcomes. Public Health professionals are […]