Interact for Health

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Reflections on our equity journey featured in philanthropy journal

Feb 5th, 2018

We're excited to share learnings from our equity work in the December 2017 edition of The Foundation Review, a peer-reviewed journal of philanthropy.

In Looking in the Mirror: Equity in Practice for Philanthropy, Program Officer Jaime Love and former Evaluation Officer Ashlee Young describe the steps Interact has taken since 2015 to adopt an equity le... Read More

Interact associates take deep dive into equity, diversity and inclusion

Sep 13th, 2016

Interact associates assessed how “–isms” such as racism, sexism and ageism can affect their experiences of privilege and oppression. As part of our ongoing efforts to develop an equity lens for our work, Interact associates recently delved into equity, diversity and inclusion during a workshop presented by CommonHealth ACTION. The nonprof... Read More

Interact’s learning about equity continues with visit to Atlanta

Feb 15th, 2016

We recently traveled to Atlanta to learn how organizations there are working to improve equity. We enjoyed hearing about the work that the Annie E. Casey Foundation Atlanta Civic Site, Community Initiatives, Atlanta Regional Commission, Enterprise Community Partners and the Partnership for Southern Equity are doing to improve equity in education, housing, ... Read More

Interact staff members learn about equity at national summit

Dec 7th, 2015

In its efforts to learn more about health equity and the social determinants of health, Interact for Health sent a team of staff and board members to Los Angeles for the PolicyLink Equity Summit in October. Staff members arrived a day early to visit programs that are making a difference right now in South Los Angeles.

We saw many exciting programs, such as a... Read More