Collaborative for Anti-Racism and Equity (CARE)

This Collaborative started as a group of partners all working to understand and support the movement to address racism as a public health crisis. Over the past year, it has evolved and expanded, connecting partners who are advancing health and racial equity through research, communication, policy, advocacy, and the development of resources and frameworks. This is a space for anyone engaging in health equity, racial equity, and anti-racism work to access essential resources to inform your work, whether you are just starting out or are further along in your journey.

Share Your Voice: Join the Peer Learning Community

The Collaborative is excited to announce the Anti-Racism in Public Health Peer Learning Community. Be a part of the community and connect with other public health practitioners, community organizers, health departments, and other partners to come together to share, learn, and grow in the work around declarations of racism as a public health crisis. Register at the link to be informed about future meeting dates.  

Featured Resources

CEOARE Racial Equity Implementation Framework
More than 200 municipalities and states have declared racism a public health crisis, and CEO Action for Racial Equity (CEOARE) is working to expand support for these declarations. CEOARE’s Racism: A Public Health Crisis team analyzed these declarations and compiled the most critical elements of the declarations to be incorporated into a Racial Equity Implementation Framework (“Framework”). The team hopes this Framework can be used as a resource by municipalities, states, and other government organizations to help encourage successful and equitable outcomes in BIPOC communities across the United States. 

Keeping promises while keeping score: Gauging the impacts of policy proposals on racial equity
Similar to evaluating policies for budget impact, many equity advocates have urged elected officials to also evaluate policies for equity impacts. In October 2022, Brookings Metro and the Institute on Race, Power and Political Economy at The New School released a preliminary research brief explaining the evolution of equity analysis on public policy, the four functions of equity assessment tools, and recurring challenges for racial equity impact assessment. Check out this report to learn about equity innovations in U.S. governance and keep an eye out for their follow-up report.

Suggest Resources to Share

The Collaborative wants to uplift examples of work being done to advance health and racial equity. Let us know about laws, policies, best practices, or research to highlight.

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Collaborative Partners

Learn more about each of the Collaborative’s Core Partners and find key resources developed by each partner to advance health equity, racial equity, and anti-racism action.

Connect with Us

Connect with the collaborative by submitting a question, sharing an idea, suggesting a law, policy, or best practice, or by joining the learning community.