Center for Health Equity http://wfpl.org en Louisville Panel on Institutional Racism Will Meet Saturday http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-panel-institutional-racism-will-meet-saturday <p>The Louisville Department of Health and Wellness is beginning a long-term project to address institutional racism.</p><p>The department's Center for Health Equity has gathered 100 people from across the city to study past and present incidents of racism and how they affect residents.</p><p>"In any area of transportation, or education, or housing, there's an opportunity for us to address structural and institutional racism," says Community Health Specialist T. Gonzales.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 11:29:42 +0000 Gabe Bullard 8129 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Panel on Institutional Racism Will Meet Saturday One Hundred Louisvillians Sought for Project Exploring Structural Racism http://wfpl.org/post/one-hundred-louisvillians-sought-project-exploring-structural-racism <p>Louisville’s<a href="http://www.louisvilleky.gov/health/equity/"> Center for Health Equity </a>is looking for 100 volunteers age 18 and older to take part in monthly discussions about structural, or institutional, racism in the community.</p><p>Participants in the project, called the Healing Possible Quorum—100 Louisvillians for Change, will meet over the next nine months, with the goal of identifying and helping reduce structural racism in areas such as employment, education, transportation, environmental quality and criminal justice.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 18:55:29 +0000 Rick Howlett 7366 at http://wfpl.org One Hundred Louisvillians Sought for Project Exploring Structural Racism