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2010HealthOpportunity Communities

Shining the Light: Revealing our Choice

Download or View The Full Report For many, Minnesota is a state where the American ―good life‖ has survived; some might even say that it has even thrived. Minnesota has long been touted as one of the healthiest places in the country to live. A seminal 1973 Time magazine article painted a picture of a … Continue reading »

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Health Insurance Only Partial Solution to Racial Health Disparities

Download or View The Full Report The approval of national health care reform is only one step toward narrowing the racial health disparities in our nation. While more non-Whites than Whites are in need of health coverage, and several provisions in the Reconciliation Bill may address some remaining issues, it is important to realize that … Continue reading »

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The State of Black Ohio: At a Crossroads on the Pathway to Opportunity

Download or View The Full Report This report, just released after the election of President Obama, speaks to the continued progress of our nation towards opening the doors of opportunity to all. Ohio’s African American community has seen tremendous achievement in recent decades. Political development, educational and business success, as well as the emergence of … Continue reading »

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Racial Equity Status Report

Download or View The Full Report The following document provides a snapshot of conditions of racial equity and inequity for the United States. The report presents an overview of indicators measuring racial equity among racial and ethnic populations in the areas of family income and assets, community assets, education and learning, food, health and well … Continue reading »

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