Tag Archives: Health Equity

Equity in Communication: A Policy Template for Promoting Organizational Health Literacy

The policy template presented here provides ideas on how to promote organizational health literacy within organizations.  The work presented in this post was supported by the William and Linda Frost Fund (College of Science and Mathematics, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo), in the form of a Frost Undergraduate Student Research Award awarded to the first author (CNS). This

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Expanding Access to COVID-19 Vaccines to Latinos with Limited English Proficiency During the Early Phases of Vaccination

Partnership with trusted community organizations, a diverse bilingual workforce, and a grassroots communication and outreach strategy were key to a successful community based vaccination clinic aimed at expanding uptake and access among Latinos with limited English proficiency.

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New York State Paid Family Leave Promotes Health Equity

New York’s Paid Family Leave program increased access, promoted health equity, and may reduce health disparities. Why Paid Family Leave Matters The United States (US) is an outlier, one of only three countries worldwide that does not provide national paid maternity leave. Currently, only 19% of US employees have paid family leave (PFL) benefits; they tend to be more highly

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