The pandemic and ongoing protests for racial justice have focused the nation on the issue of systemic racism and its tragic impacts. The Confronting Racism initiative seeks to bring the Catholic health ministry together to take focused, effective action to root out racism by achieving health equity.
Health disparities and systemic racism have been debated and analyzed for decades. A wealth of resources exists analyzing the problem and possible solutions. Now is the time to act and be accountable for our efforts. Here are some resources that your organization can use to assess and strengthen your equity efforts, internally and in your communities.