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Public health action to address Whiteness: A curated list

This curated list from NCCDH brings together critical tools and resources to help support public health practitioners, policy-makers and leaders in understanding and disrupting Whiteness in public health institutions and organizations.

Let’s Talk: Community engagement for health equity

This installment of the Let’s Talk series defines community engagement for health equity and encourages viewing community members as stakeholders and partners in public health decision-making. As a resource, it explores key practices and actions for public health to build capacity for authentic engagement with communities that live with inequities.

Webinar: Let’s Talk: Whiteness and health equity

This event took place in English. Racialized health inequities are present for a wide range of health concerns. These inequities are rooted in structural racism and are a manifestation of Whiteness…

Let’s Talk: Whiteness and health equity

This installment of the Let’s Talk series introduces the concept of Whiteness to public health audiences. Through definitions of Whiteness, White privilege and settler colonialism, the resource provides examples of how Whiteness is manifested in public health. The resource also includes insights for practitioners on how to centralize the disruption of Whiteness as an explicit focus in work to improve the health and well-being of communities.