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Coalition of Nonprofits Commends Cleveland City Council for Passage of Resolution to Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis

Posted June 05, 2020 in Press Releases

COALITION OF NONPROFITS COMMENDS CLEVELAND CITY COUNCIL FOR PASSAGE OF RESOLUTION TO DECLARE RACISM A PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS Next steps will address structural racism issues and poorer health outcomes affecting people of color through community-wide efforts... read more

Council members discuss what the resolution declaring racism as a public health crisis means for Cleveland

Posted June 05, 2020 in Articles

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Members of the Cleveland City Council spoke on Friday about the resolution to declare racism a public health crisis. Click here to see the full video A press conference with Council Members Blaine... read more

More than 20 Greater Cleveland organizations pledge to address racism as public health crisis

Posted June 04, 2020 in Articles

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Acknowledging that systemic racism affects everyone, more than 20 Greater Cleveland organizations have signed a declaration of racial equity and inclusion and pledged to address racism as a public health crisis. Participating organizations... read more

Cleveland’s largest hospitals show support for legislation declaring racism a public health crisis

Posted June 04, 2020 in Articles

CLEVELAND (WJW) — The leaders of all three of Cleveland’s largest hospitals are raising their voices in support of legislation unanimously passed by Cleveland City Council declaring racism a public health crisis. “It’s uncomfortable for us... read more

Cleveland City Council declares racism a public health crisis

Posted June 03, 2020 in Articles

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland City Council voted Wednesday to declare racism as a public health crisis, setting the stage for the city to tackle disparities that have led to poorer health outcomes for African Americans... read more

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