Center for Health Equity

Local News
6:29 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Louisville Panel on Institutional Racism Will Meet Saturday

The Louisville Department of Health and Wellness is beginning a long-term project to address institutional racism.

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.

"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.

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Local News
2:55 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

One Hundred Louisvillians Sought for Project Exploring Structural Racism

Louisville’s Center for Health Equity is looking for 100 volunteers age 18 and older to take part in monthly discussions about structural, or institutional, racism in the community.

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.

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