Topic: Health and Well-Being

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Event Date: 03/18/2020 (All day)

Every other Wednesday starting March 18 at 7pm EST, Highlander will gather online via Zoom to create a communal container for all that we are feeling and experiencing right now.

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Event Date: 03/20/2020 (All day)

The USDAC is partnering with the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival for the 2020 People’s State of the Union—an invitation to come together, to share our stories and visions for a more just future, and to confront the the evils of systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation, and militarism.

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Event Date: 03/29/2020 - 1:00pm

This workshop offers participants the opportunity to tune into their bodies and cultivate a self care practice with the support of plant allies.

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Event Date: 04/01/2020 (All day)

By contextualizing and exploring the racist-ableist roots of eugenics, white supremacy, enslavement, institutionalization and incarceration, we can identify how disability is implicated and/or excluded from our work.

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Event Date: 04/16/2021 (All day)

BREAKING NEWS: #PowerShift2021 will take place in New Orleans, LA from April 16-18, 2021!

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Published November 2018

Stephanie Gutierrez, co-founder of Hope Nation LLC, explores how effective community wealth building in Native communities depends on an active process of cultural translation

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Published January 2019

When natural disasters strike, weather systems and unjust economic systems compound to cause devastation for people of color, in particular, while generating economic opportunity for the wealthy few.

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Published March 2019

The deep and persistent racial wealth divide will not close without bold, structural reform. It has been created and held in place by public policies that have evolved with time including slavery, Jim Crow, red lining, mass incarceration, among many others. The racial wealth divide is greater today than it was nearly four decades ago and trends point to its continued widening.

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Published January 2017

This toolkit outlines a range of strategies for how health systems are using their investment assets to help address the resource gaps that keep communities from achieving better health and well-being.

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