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A Step Toward Eradicating White Supremacy: Children’s Books That Celebrate Black Lives

Children's Book Covers

This year, as we consider the new ways that we are learning to care for one another, I hope to introduce you to the art that I began collecting to ensure that every child who walked into my home or workplace would see themselves and know that they are beautifully and wonderfully made.

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Upcoming Webinar: America’s COVID-19 Vaccine Plan

Join NACHC for “America’s COVID-19 Vaccine Plan: A Discussion with Dr. Bechara Choucair, White House Vaccinations Coordinator.” This timely discussion with Dr. Bechara Choucair will also feature NACHC President Tom VanCoverden and two additional participants offering their perspectives from the state and local level. When: Tuesday, February 23 at 2 pm EST Dr. Choucair, who …

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Representative Danny K. Davis: Champion for Community Health Centers

From his role helping to found NACHC to his current position in Congress, Rep. Danny K. Davis has committed his career to creating a nation where all people have access to affordable health care.

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Dr. Lula (L.C.) Dorsey: Civil Rights Activist and Health Center Pioneer

Dr. Lula (L.C.) Dorsey was a Mississippi native involved in the civil rights movement and the first rural Community Health Center.

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HHS Announces Special Enrollment Period for Marketplace Health Insurance Due to COVID-19

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There’s good news for the jobless and uninsured struggling in the pandemic. President Biden announced a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for individuals and families to apply and enroll in the coverage they need, given the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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We Are Committed to the Struggle: Reflections on Dr. King’s Birthday

Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and the most inhuman because it often results in physical death.

As healers whose mission emerged from the Civil Right Movement, our goal is clear: We dedicate ourselves to the task of trying even harder to eradicate poverty, illness, hate, bias, and brutality in our communities.

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Moral Distress, Building Resiliency, and Supporting Health Center Staff During COVID-19’s Winter Surge

Exhausted health care worker

Great efforts by leadership teams, staff managers, and directors at health centers and their affiliated health care systems and hospitals are underway to support team wellness and build resiliency at both individual and group levels.

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A New Year, A New Fight

With 2020 in the rearview mirror, Community Health Centers confront new challenges and a year that will hopefully look a lot different than the last. With passage of the stimulus package in the closing days of the year, health centers have some resources. President Trump signed into law on December 27, 2020, a massive spending …