Equity Watch

By Stephen Sills / April 13, 2023 / Comments Off on Equity Watch
A poster on Equity watch by Research, policy and impact center

4.13.2023 Policy, research, resources, and news related to minority and women’s issues are curated biweekly by The Research, Policy and Impact Center at the National Institute of Minority Economic Development.

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Equity Watch

By Stephen Sills / March 23, 2023 / Comments Off on Equity Watch
A poster on Equity watch by Research, policy and impact center

3.23.2023

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Equity In Education

By Stephen Sills / March 23, 2023 / Comments Off on Equity In Education

By Talitha Batts & Rasheda Kelley The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina has experienced challenges throughout history regarding the need for fair education. Many American Indian students face social barriers…

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Equity Watch

By Stephen Sills / March 13, 2023 / Comments Off on Equity Watch
A poster on Equity watch by Research, policy and impact center

3/13/2023

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Increasing Need for Food Assistance

By Stephen Sills / March 6, 2023 / Comments Off on Increasing Need for Food Assistance

By Stephen Sills, PhD & Carolyn Bucknall While food prices continue to climb, temporary SNAP benefits introduced during the pandemic expired in February leaving more than 41 million Americans with…

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Policy Brief: Black Maternal Health & Medicaid Expansion

By Stephen Sills / March 2, 2023 / Comments Off on Policy Brief: Black Maternal Health & Medicaid Expansion

By Tamika Sanders & Kelcy Walker Pope, PHD Medicaid Expansion would have broader economic and social benefits that could help address some of the underlying social determinants of health that…

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More funding for HUD Sec 4 Capacity Building

By Stephen Sills / February 28, 2023 / Comments Off on More funding for HUD Sec 4 Capacity Building

Please join LISC, Enterprise Community Partners, Habitat for Humanity and many other affordable housing organizations through this Sign On Support letter for $50million in FY 2024 https://liscpolicy.wufoo.com/forms/mnexl891kf92pe/

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Health Equity: Community Health Workers

By Stephen Sills / February 28, 2023 / Comments Off on Health Equity: Community Health Workers

Community Health Workers advocate for individuals and community health needs and assist people in receiving care. Read this RPIC Policy Brief by Terrell Richardson & Dr. Kelcy Walker Pope

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Medicaid Expansion in North Carolina

By Stephen Sills / February 27, 2023 / Comments Off on Medicaid Expansion in North Carolina

Expanding Medicaid would help address health disparities and promote health equity, particularly for communities of color and rural communities that have been disproportionately impacted by lack of access to healthcare.…

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Health Equity: Trusted Messengers in the Community

By Stephen Sills / February 24, 2023 / Comments Off on Health Equity: Trusted Messengers in the Community

By Terrell Richardson, MSW & Kelcy Walker Pope, PhD For decades, communities across the United States have benefited from the expertise of Community Health Workers (CHWs).  Previously known as lay…

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