The goal of the Fund is to reduce inequities in the uptake of vaccines by supporting efforts across Texas to address vaccine equity and barriers to access.
There have been over 4000 documented incidents of verbal and physical hatred directed against Asian Americans since March 2020. Women, elders and youth have been disproportionately impacted.
This is the first webinar in a series that will explore research demonstrating how racism and other forms of discrimination can serve as risk factors to activate a toxic stress response, and lead to health conditions that have been shown empirically to have a connection to ACE exposure.
Establishing an Office of Health Equity would be a turning point for the state in its efforts to eliminate health disparities.
Without a state agency, who is responsible for addressing racial disparities and health equity in Texas?
Texas needs an office of health equity dedicated to collecting data and developing strategies to repair the damage that has been done.