Tag: Racism

More Places Are Naming Racism as a Public Health Crisis. Here’s How to Make That More Than Lip Service

“Declaring racism as a public health crisis is an important first step. Doing so acknowledges that racism exists and that government has a duty to dismantle the system of racism, instead of leaving the burden on individual victims of racism to file lawsuits,” the report states. “Yet a declaration, without more, is not enough.”

Racism a Public Health Crisis: Proposal for Governments

The report, “How Racism is a Public Health Crisis,” outlines racism as a system, and how it is present in education, law enforcement, housing, and healthcare, and provides recommendations for governments looking to declare racism a public health crisis.