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    Low income

  1. COVID-19 Food Disparities with Minorities

    The National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families has released a publication on “During COVID-19, 1 in 5 Latino and Black Households with Children Are Food Insufficient“. Many Latinx and Black households with children are struggling to obtain enough food to feed their families during the COVID-19 pandemic and...
  2. Complicating Access To COVID Relief Funds for Low-Income Hispanic and Black Households

    The National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families has released a publication on “The majority of low-income Hispanic and Black households have little-to-no bank access, complicating access to COVID relief funds“. Conclusion: It is essential that families be able to access the financial supports intended to help them weather...
  3. Tips for Survivors of a Pandemic: Managing Stress

    This tip sheet describes common reactions after pandemics and other disasters and suggests ways to cope. It also covers financial stress and signs of the urgent need for mental health assistance and lists sources of help and support. A pandemic is an epidemic of disease that often spreads quickly across...
  4. Coronavirus and Emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks Response Resources

    These fact sheets provide information and recommendations for healthcare personnel, families, leaders, and businesses to address the psychological and behavioral health impacts of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and...
  5. Resources for National Hispanic Heritage Month 2019

    During National Hispanic Heritage Month, the National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families and HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) joins partners in celebrating the achievements and contributions of Hispanics and Latinxs in the United States. During the observance from September 15 through October 15 communities everywhere honors the...
  6. One in Six 10- to 17-Year-Olds Nationwide Are Obese, 2018

    This brief from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) includes new national and state-by-state obesity rates among 10- to 17-year-olds from the 2016 and 2017 National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH), which uses parent reports of a child’s height and weight to calculate body mass index. Key findings: The national...
  7. Engaging New Allies in the Health Equity Movement

    This report summarizes highlights and recommendations that emerged from Health Equity Initiative’s 2018 Summit Innovation Think Tanks. The Think Tanks format was instrumental to facilitate a consultative process and enabled summit participants to develop a shared vision on four important themes, which the Summit explored also via panel discussions: Strategies...