• Keynote Speaker
    David R. Williams, PhD, M.P.H., Florence and Laura Norman Professor of Public Health and Professor of African and African American Studies and of Sociology, Harvard University

  • "We advocate for health and racial equity through programs and investments that advance the health and well-being of low-income communities and communities of color in the region."

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    "We envision a region and a nation in which everyone has an equal opportunity to live a healthy and dignified life."

  • "We value consumer voice and engagement, equity and social justice, health care for all, partnership, innovation and risk taking, shared learning, and foundation accountability."

Our Vision and Mission

We envision a region and a nation in which everyone has an equal opportunity to live a healthy and dignified life. By “everyone,” we mean all people regardless of race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, education or income.

The mission of the Consumer Health Foundation is to advocate for health and racial equity through programs and investments that advance the health and well-being of low-income communities and communities of color.

News & Notes

CHF’s 17th Annual Meeting

The Consumer Health Foundation invites you to its 17th Annual Meeting – Building Healthy Communities through Equitable Regional Economies – on Monday, June 8, 2015 at the True Reform Building, 1200 U Street NW, Washington, DC 20009. The keynote speaker will be Dr. David R. Williams, Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman Professor of Public Health and Professor of African and African American Studies and of Sociology at Harvard University. He will be joined by Marla Bilonick, Executive Director of the Latino Economic Development Center; Dr. Jessica Gordon Nembhard, Professor of the Community Justice and Social Economic Development in the Africana Studies Department at John Jay College, City University of New York; and David C. Harrington, President & CEO of the Prince George’s County Chamber of Commerce.

Blog

Dr. Yanique Redwood

Enough Said, and a Few Caveats

by Dr. Yanique Redwood,
President & CEO

29 April 2015

After reading Baltimore Orioles’ COO John Angelos’ Twitter responses to a critique of the demonstrations in Baltimore, I thought to myself, “Enough said.” As I pondered what I might write regarding the conditions that created the response we have seen to Freddie Gray’s death while in police custody, I was in such agreement with Angelos that I decided…

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