Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies
Applying a diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) lens to organizational policies and supporting an equitable and inclusive climate and culture.
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Blog: Time to Act: National Minority Health Month Can be a Launchpad to Closing the ‘Knowing-Doing’ Gap
National Minority Health Month can be a launchpad to closing the ‘knowing-doing’ gap.
AHA’s Health Equity Roadmap Comes to Life: Join Us in Cleveland
Attendees of the upcoming Accelerating Health Equity Conference, May 10-12 in Cleveland, will have an excellent opportunity to see the Health Equity Roadmap come to life as they join counterparts in other health care and community organizations for hands-on learning that can bolster efforts to advance diversity, equity and inclusion.
Blog: AHA Launches the Health Equity Roadmap – We Asked One of Its Architects Why It’s a Big Deal
We spoke with Leon D. Caldwell, AHA’s senior director for health equity strategies and innovation and one of the Health Equity Roadmap’s architects, about its importance to hospitals and health systems.
Accelerating Health Equity: Moving from Conversation to Action
Now is the time to evaluate how far we have come in closing gaps in health disparities, assess where health care is on the equity journey and take what we’ve learned to strengthen our organizations and communities through collaborative and innovative work — by investing in our neighborhoods and one another.
Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Planning Toolkit
This toolkit provides step by step guides on how to create a strategic plan with diversity, equity, and inclusion in mind.
Amplifying Black Voices: What health care organizations can do to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workforce
This report surveyed members of the National Association for Health Services Executives on their experiences working in health care, organizational priorities and strategies around DE&I, and opportunities in career advancement. The report recognized the need for policy change at the internal level as well as the federal and state policy level. Internally, connecting with communities and creating a strong internal strucutre were imperative.
White Accountability & Health Equity By Stephen Graves and Alex Bethel
In this article, diversity, equity and inclusion consultants Stephen Graves and Alex Bethel share insights on how White healthcare professionals can move beyond White fragility and harness their racial privilege to create health equity.
The REPAIR Project
The REPAIR Project is a three-year initiative designed to address Anti-Black Racism in science and medicine. It recognizes that long-standing racial inequities in health, health care institutions and scholarship are a result of systemic race-based violence and racism in society as a whole, and seeks to open conversation and promote efforts to rectify and eliminate these problems.
What Black Employee Resource Groups Need Right Now
This article outlines the benefits of ERGs while identifying ways for institutions to support involved staff, both internally and publicly, who are primarily volunteers. Black employees who are part of ERGs may feel burnt out and this article focuses on their involvement in ERGs and ways their companies can support them. ERGs develop internal leaders while benefitting the overall growth of the company. Ensuring ERG members are respected and given the time and space to complete this additional work separate from their full time job, have mental health support, and enough funding to allow for them to involve the rest of staff in learning will put less stress on ERG members.
Benioff Children's Hospital: Action Plan for Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
This is a comprehensive example of a Hospital's Action Plan providing recordings, handouts, and the plan itself. An action plan with a focus on DEI results in a an organization dedicated to the goals of fostering a more equitable workplace. A finalized action plan results in goals to move forward in practice, in one case committing to employee-led resource groups.
Best Practices for White-led Organizations to Promote Health Equity and Racial Justice in Health Equity
This toolkit aims to help white-led organizations align their work with existing health advocacy, organizing and community-building work already happening in communities of color in ways that are respectful and grounded in an understanding of power and racial justice principles.
Anti-Racist Organizational Change: Resources & Tools for Nonprofits
The purpose of this resource booklet is to: Tell the story of how our anti-racist organizational change project started. Share some of the resources we’ve found and developed along the way. Provide guidance on how other nonprofits can start their own process.