Data and Reports
The Consumer Health Foundation produces data and reports highlighting health equity, racial justice and economic justice issues. We also contribute to and share publications that highlight important shifts in the field of philanthropy and public health.
The Consumer Health Foundation, Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, and Community Clean Water Management Group commissioned an evaluation of the Community Wealth Building Initiative, a collaborative effort among local funders to launch and support green employee-owned businesses in the Washington, DC region. This report shares the lessons learned from this Initiative.
The Consumer Health Foundation and our partners are presenting a series of briefing papers to explore this concept as it relates to health, hunger and poverty, and worker’s issues. We partnered with La Clinica del Pueblo to present this paper which focuses on health.
The Consumer Health Foundation supported the equity work of the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services. This case study reflects on the process, results, and lessons learned from this initiative.
Other Data and Reports
A resource on the power of narrative to develop new and authentic stories of communities of color that account for the legacy of structural racism and its role in achieving systemic changes.
A report of the D.C. Consortium of Legal Services Providers on issues affecting low-income D.C. Residents.
A report card of Washington, D.C.’s response to HIV/AIDS covering topics like leadership and partnerships, surveillance, treatment and care, and public education.
A data analysis highlighting the effect of the U.S. economic recovery on low-wage workers in Washington, D.C.
A proposal showing FY 2016 Washington, D.C., budget recommendations from the DC Fair Budget Coalition.
A blog post about low-wage workers and unemployment in Maryland.
A report focused on the challenges and opportunities that immigrant workers face in Virginia.
A report detailing income inequality in the Washington, D.C., region from 2007 – 2012.
The Fall 2015 edition of a newsletter that discusses poverty and inequality in the United States.
A data brief discussing the relationship between health and income.
A report discussing how homeownership, education and labor markets contribute to the racial wealth gap in the United States.
An academic paper describing ways that policymakers and business leaders can promote economic inclusion when creating new jobs.
A report highlighting the positive benefits to businesses when they hire minority workers.
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families recipients in Washington, DC advocated for reforming the program, extending support to low-income families and providing opportunities for their children to have a healthy life. CHF funded this video of families whose lives have been impacted by the TANF program.
Watch video clips from a documentary about health inequality across the United States.
A PBS series about common misconceptions people have about racial differences.