Differences in health
outcomes that are systematic,
avoidable and unjust.
Monica
Are particular groups
disproportionately impacted
by the issues?
Source: CDC. http://www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/Asthma/index.html
Natural Resources Defense Council. http://www.nrdc.org/health...
Source: CDC. http://www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/Asthma/index.html
Natural Resources Defense Council. http://www.nrdc.org/health...
People of color make up the majority, 56%, of
Americans living in neighborhoods within two miles of
commercial hazardous w...
61.3% of African American children, 67.7%
of Asian American children and 69.2% of
Latino children, live in areas that exce...
12% of American Indian and Alaska
Native homes (compared with 1% of all
U.S. homes) lack safe and adequate water
supply an...
Blacks are 4 times more likely to live
in a food desert than whites
FOOD DESERTS Source: The Contextual Effect of the Loca...
37.9 % of black children under 12 and
33.8% of Latinos, compared with 12.3%
of white children, lived in poverty in 2012,
a...
The national home ownership rate is
65.5%. As of 2008, 74.9% of whites owned
homes, compared with 59.1% of Asians,
48.9% o...
How have invisible policies
and systems shaped
Monica’s experience?
Between 1930-1950, three
out of five homes purchased
in the United States were
financed by FHA, yet
less than 2% of the FH...
In 2006, at the height of the housing boom,
Black and Latino families making more than
$200,000 a year were more likely on...
From 2005 to 2009, the
median wealth
holdings on households
of color declined far
more than for whites,
resulting in the l...
What kinds of investments
do communities need to get
to racially equitable solutions
that work for everyone?
HEALTH IN ALL POLICIES
INVESTMENTS IN PUBLIC
TRANSPORTATION
RAISINGTHE MINIMUM WAGE
What can we start doing now?
① Start where communities of color are.
① Start where communities of color.
② Address tensions.
① Start where communities of color are.
② Address tensions.
③ Build trust.
① Start where communities of color are.
② Address tensions.
③ Build trust.
④ Start with community priorities.
① Start where communities of color are.
② Address tensions.
③ Build trust.
④ Start with community priorities.
⑤ Engage str...
① Start where communities of color are.
② Address tensions.
③ Build trust.
④ Start with community priorities.
⑤ Engage str...
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  1. 1. Differences in health outcomes that are systematic, avoidable and unjust.
  2. 2. Monica
  3. 3. Are particular groups disproportionately impacted by the issues?
  4. 4. Source: CDC. http://www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/Asthma/index.html Natural Resources Defense Council. http://www.nrdc.org/health/kids/ocar/chap3.asp In 2009, 1 in 12 people in the U.S. had asthma, yet 1 in 9 blacks of all ages and about 1 in 6 black children were impacted by asthma.
  5. 5. Source: CDC. http://www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/Asthma/index.html Natural Resources Defense Council. http://www.nrdc.org/health/kids/ocar/chap3.asp In the 90s, the lead level above the CDC's concern was more than double for black children than for white children.
  6. 6. People of color make up the majority, 56%, of Americans living in neighborhoods within two miles of commercial hazardous waste facilities. Source: Unequal Health Outcomes in the United States. CERD Working Group on Health and Environmental Health Report on Healthcare . January 2008.
  7. 7. 61.3% of African American children, 67.7% of Asian American children and 69.2% of Latino children, live in areas that exceed air- quality standards for ozone, compared with 50.8% of white children. Source: Unequal Health Outcomes in the United States. CERD Working Group on Health and Environmental Health Report on Healthcare . January 2008.
  8. 8. 12% of American Indian and Alaska Native homes (compared with 1% of all U.S. homes) lack safe and adequate water supply and waste disposal facilities. Source: Danger Zones: Ozone Air Pollution and Our Children. American Lung Association. 1995.
  9. 9. Blacks are 4 times more likely to live in a food desert than whites FOOD DESERTS Source: The Contextual Effect of the Local Food Environment on Residents’ Diets: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study, Am. J. Pub. Health. 2002.
  10. 10. 37.9 % of black children under 12 and 33.8% of Latinos, compared with 12.3% of white children, lived in poverty in 2012, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Source: U.S. Census Bureau.http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/poverty/data/#cps
  11. 11. The national home ownership rate is 65.5%. As of 2008, 74.9% of whites owned homes, compared with 59.1% of Asians, 48.9% of Latinos and 47.5% of Blacks. Source: U.S. Census Bureau.http://www.census.gov/housing/hvs/files/qtr413/q413press.pdf
  12. 12. How have invisible policies and systems shaped Monica’s experience?
  13. 13. Between 1930-1950, three out of five homes purchased in the United States were financed by FHA, yet less than 2% of the FHA loans were made to non-white home buyers. Source: Beth J. Leif & Susan Goering, The Implementation of the Federal Mandate for Fair Housing, in DIVIDED NEIGHBORHOODS: CHANGING PATTERNS OF RACIAL SEGREGATION 227, 229 (Gary A. Tobin ed., 1987).
  14. 14. In 2006, at the height of the housing boom, Black and Latino families making more than $200,000 a year were more likely on average to be given a subprime loan than a white family making less than $30,000 a year. Source: Faber, Jacob. Racial Dynamics of Subprime Mortgage Lending at the Peak. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs10.1080/10511482.2013.771788?journalCode=rhpd20#.UxZYnPmwLMo
  15. 15. From 2005 to 2009, the median wealth holdings on households of color declined far more than for whites, resulting in the largest wealth gaps in 25 years. Source: Wealth Gaps Rise to Record Highs Between Whites, Blacks, Hispanics. http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2011/07/26/wealth-gaps-rise-to-record-highs-between-whites-blacks-hispanics/ 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 Latino Black White Decline in HouseholdWealth by Race
  16. 16. What kinds of investments do communities need to get to racially equitable solutions that work for everyone?
  17. 17. HEALTH IN ALL POLICIES
  18. 18. INVESTMENTS IN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
  19. 19. RAISINGTHE MINIMUM WAGE
  20. 20. What can we start doing now?
  21. 21. ① Start where communities of color are.
  22. 22. ① Start where communities of color. ② Address tensions.
  23. 23. ① Start where communities of color are. ② Address tensions. ③ Build trust.
  24. 24. ① Start where communities of color are. ② Address tensions. ③ Build trust. ④ Start with community priorities.
  25. 25. ① Start where communities of color are. ② Address tensions. ③ Build trust. ④ Start with community priorities. ⑤ Engage strong constituency-based institutions.
  26. 26. ① Start where communities of color are. ② Address tensions. ③ Build trust. ④ Start with community priorities. ⑤ Engage strong constituency-based institutions.

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