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Statement on the Challenges to Medical College Education

More than 100 years since the historic Flexner report highlighting the systemic challenges of American medical schools, we continue to face challenges in the process and climate of medical education. A recent revelation of an American medical college yearbook containing a horrific and derogatory photo associated with a historical demeaning portrayal of Black people and [...]

A Journey Home: Racism, Civil Rights, and a New Future for Social Justice and Health Equity in Mississippi and the South

I was aware of environmental injustice, the differential burden of environmental hazards and locally unwanted land uses (LULUs) on communities of color, low-income populations, indigenous peoples, and marginalized groups, such as petrochemical facilities, refineries, power plants, landfills, incinerators, heavily-trafficked roadways, that act as sources of pollution as a young kid growing up in Mississippi.  My [...]

Tom Bruce Award & Lucille Webb Award

At the recent APHA Meeting in San Diego, CCPH was involved in both giving and receiving several awards. We shared a little bit about the RWJF-CCPH Award for Equity that was given to to key leaders from Messengers for Health and Montana State University. Melissa Green also received the Lucille Webb Award at the Celebration [...]

Tribute to Loretta Jones

Loretta Jones, CEO of Healthy African Americans of Los Angeles died on Thursday, November 22nd. Loretta is known internationally for her visionary leadership in advancing health equity. She was a long-time partner with CCPH having worked most recently with Executive Director, Al Richmond on the Engage4Equity Project based at the University of New Mexico. [...]

Partnership with Messengers for Health (Crow Reservation) and Montana State University win 2018 RWJF-CCPH Award for Health Equity!

In 2015, Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) partnered with Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to award the RWJF Award for Health Equity Presented by CCPH (RWJF-CCPH Award). This award highlights the power and potential of community-campus partnerships successfully using systems and policy change needed to overcome the root causes of health, social, environmental and economic [...]

Immigrant Health Amidst Structural Violence and Fear: An Emerging Path for CCPH

I intimately see anti-immigrant sentiment played out in my day-to-day life – personally and professionally. My work over the past almost 20 years has focused on African immigrants and refugees in Massachusetts and nationally, specifically building community-led solutions for HIV/STD service delivery, research, training and advocacy. Too often African immigrants and refugees are lost under [...]

RWJF-CCPH Health Equity Award Deadline Extended to Sept 15!

The 2018 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award For Health Equity Presented by Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (RWJF-CCPH Award) Call for Applications deadline has been extended to September 15, 2018! 2017 RWJF-CCPH Award Winners: Nashville Health Disparities Coalition The RWJF-CCPH Award highlights the power and potential of community-campus partnerships successfully using systems and policy change [...]