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Community-campus Partnerships at the Endeleo Institute

The Endeleo (Endeleo is Swahili for progress, growth and development) Institute is a nonprofit 501c3, a member organization of Trinity United Church of Christ, one of the largest African-American churches in the City of Chicago. Endeleo provides services through the lens of health, education and community development, all of which overlap and contribute to the [...]

The Structural Inequalities Intensive coming to New Orleans, Louisiana, August 7-9, 2019!

Join us for the 3rd Annual Structural Inequalities Intensive hosted by CCPH in partnership with the Ashé Cultural Arts Center and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program.  The Structural Inequalities Intensive was launched In 2017 as a two-day intensive. That intensive was designed to provide individuals and communities with a historical understanding regarding [...]

Moving CES4Health.Info into the Future

Last year, the Founding Editor of CES4Health.Info, Dr. Cathy Jordan, decided to step down to pursue new opportunities in her area of research and scholarship. We are extremely appreciative to Cathy for her contribution and commitment to CES4Health. As we move CES4Health.Info into the future, we have decided to make a few changes that will [...]

Forging Sustainable Community-Academic Partnerships to Improve Population Health and Reduce Health Disparities in Rural Locales

The mission of CCPH, “to promote health equity and social justice through partnerships between communities and academic institutions”, summarizes my career as a public and population health professional. The eradication of health disparities and commitment to social justice has been at the center of my work as a scientist and academic leader.  Since 2013, I [...]

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 [...]