By Brian D. Smedley and Philip Tegeler (American Journal of Public Health, June 2016). Excerpt: "As the "Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing" planning process plays out across the country over the next six to seven years, public health advocates should consider how the new mandate can help more low-income families of color access high opportunity, healthier communities - … [Read more...] about Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing: A Platform for Public Health Advocates (Philip Tegeler & Brian Smedley, June 2016)
Transportation-Environmental Justice Publications
A Health Policy Institute, Joint Center for Political & Economic Studies, PRRAC, The Opportunity Agenda, and Alliance for Healthy Homes Report (July 2008). Excerpt: The goal of this directory is to provide a snapshot of a rapidly evolving community of advocates, organizers, and public health professionals working in different ways on the issue of unequal health outcomes … [Read more...] about Organizing to Address Minority Health Disparities: A Directory of State and Local Initiatives (Health Policy Institute, Joint Center for Political & Economic Studies, PRRAC, the Opportunity Agenda, and Alliance for Healthy Homes, July 2008).
Organizations: The Opportunity Agenda—Poverty & Race Research Action Council—National Health Law Program—Center for American Progress—Center for Reproductive Rights—New York Lawyers for the Public Interest—Families USA—Physicians for Human Rights—Alliance for Healthy Homes— Center for Social Inclusion—Out of Many, One—Summit Health Institute for Research and Education, … [Read more...] about CERD Health Report: Unequal Health Outcomes in the United States (January 2008)
A PRRAC, Alliance for Healthy Homes, the Center for Social Inclusion, & the Health Policy Institute Report (May 2007). Editors, Marcheta Gillam, Steve Fischbach, Lynne Wolf, Nkiru Azikiwe, and Philip Tegeler. Excerpt: Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma opened our eyes to vast poverty in our rich nation. The storms and the flooding from New Orleans’ broken levees drew … [Read more...] about Rebuilding a Healthy New Orleans : Final Conference Report of the New Orleans Health Disparities Initiative (PRRAC, Alliance for Healthy Homes, the Center for Social Inclusion, & the Health Policy Institute, May 2007)
By Gregory Squires & Chester Hartman, ed., Routledge 2006. Synopsis: There is No Such Thing as a Natural Disaster is the first comprehensive critical book on the catastrophic impact of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans. The disaster will go down on record as one of the worst in American history, not least because of the government’s inept and cavalier response. But it is … [Read more...] about There is No Such Thing as a Natural Disaster: Race, Class, and Hurricane Katrina (Edited by Gregory Squires & Chester Hartman, 2006)