The Coronavirus pandemic has upended life for people across the United States and the world. But the experience and severity are not equal.
In the United States, deep inequities, rooted in a history of exploitation and maltreatment of Black, Indigenous, and people of color, are making the COVID crisis worse. Intersecting communities of people have been systematically “otherized” to the detriment of their health.
We cannot be silent anymore. The National Health Law Program’s health equity blog series focuses on the grave health inequities plaguing this country. The time is now – let’s make this the tipping point in addressing health inequities!
Our Health Equity blog series launches Monday, July 27. We encourage you to explore our back catalog of blogs touching on issues of health care and race, access, and health equity.
- June 19, 2017Read more
This post is part 6 of our 12-part “Protect Medi-Cal Funding” series. Medi-Cal provides a long-term investment that helps all Californians succeed. This blog series highlights the importance of…
- June 14, 2017Read more
Before the Affordable Care Act (ACA), people with HIV often faced a catch-22. They could not enroll in Medicaid until their condition deteriorated so much that they qualified on…