I cut my teeth on community work when, as a newly minted garden variety college history major, I elected to become a VISTA volunteer. I was sent to work in northeast Tennessee’s Hancock County. This [...]
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 [...]
It was fall of 2007 and I was serving as the Director of University Neighborhood Partners, community-university partnership on the west side of Salt Lake City, Utah. With a long history of serving as gateway [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]