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COVID-19 and Black Communities: Crisis, Opportunity and Prescriptions for Change (Key Takeaways and Actionable Items)

COVID-19 and Black Communities: Crisis, Opportunity and Prescriptions for Change (Key Takeaways and Actionable Items)

Cities across the country have seen disproportionate cases and deaths among Black residents due to COVID-19. Many have asked what can be done to address these inequities in the short and long-term. The Center for Urban and Racial Equity (CURE) hosted a webinar last Thursday,… Continue Reading COVID-19 and Black Communities: Crisis, Opportunity and Prescriptions for Change (Key Takeaways and Actionable Items)

Systemic Racism Is Making Coronavirus Worse in Black America

Systemic Racism Is Making Coronavirus Worse in Black America

By: Dr. Judy Lubin, Founder and President of CURE The COVID-19 global pandemic is a nightmare unfolding before our eyes that could have devastating impacts that Black Americans could feel most acutely. With scarce testing, health care workers and ventilators, combined with a pattern of… Continue Reading Systemic Racism Is Making Coronavirus Worse in Black America

We Need an Equitable Response to Coronavirus. These Tools and Resources Center Racial Equity, Community Care and Power-Building.

We Need an Equitable Response to Coronavirus. These Tools and Resources Center Racial Equity, Community Care and Power-Building.

COVID-19, also referred to as coronavirus, is projected to have serious negative impacts on Black, Indigenous, people of color, immigrants, and low-income, LGBTQ and incarcerated people and other marginalized communities. Throughout the globe, coronavirus is spreading rapidly and exposing inequities and the systems of oppression… Continue Reading We Need an Equitable Response to Coronavirus. These Tools and Resources Center Racial Equity, Community Care and Power-Building.

Decision 2020: Voter Registration, Protection and Election Information

Decision 2020: Voter Registration, Protection and Election Information

From housing, health care, education, and the basic tenets of democracy–this year’s presidential election is an important one, with many issues critical to our nation and our communities under threat. Through CURE’s 2020 Racial Justice Presidential Candidate Scorecard and our Racial Justice 2020 events, we’re… Continue Reading Decision 2020: Voter Registration, Protection and Election Information

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg Scores “F” Grade on 2020 Racial Justice Presidential Candidate Scorecard

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg Scores “F” Grade on 2020 Racial Justice Presidential Candidate Scorecard

WASHINGTON (February 12, 2020) — Today, the Center for Urban and Racial Equity (CURE) announced the addition of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to its 2020 Racial Justice Presidential Candidate Scorecard. Bloomberg received an “F” grade, placing him among the lowest ranked of… Continue Reading Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg Scores “F” Grade on 2020 Racial Justice Presidential Candidate Scorecard

Racial Justice 2020 Community Forums – Book a Keynote for Your Event

Racial Justice 2020 Community Forums – Book a Keynote for Your Event

Following the national launch of our 2020 Racial Justice Presidential Candidate Scorecard featured in theRoot, Ebony, NewsOne, HuffPost and other national media, CURE is connecting with community organizations, women’s and student groups to share this resource and engage in dialogue about the issues shaping the… Continue Reading Racial Justice 2020 Community Forums – Book a Keynote for Your Event

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2020 Racial Justice Presidential Candidate Scorecard Launches

2020 Racial Justice Presidential Candidate Scorecard Launches

The Center for Urban and Racial Equity (CURE) in partnership with the Othering and Belonging Institute at the University of California Berkeley; Seeding Sovereignty, an indigenous womxn-led collective; and Community Health Councils released the 2020 Racial Justice Presidential Scorecard. The first of its kind, the… Continue Reading 2020 Racial Justice Presidential Candidate Scorecard Launches

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CURE Awards Racial Equity Service Grants to Housing and Community Development Organizations in St. Louis, Brooklyn and Baltimore

CURE Awards Racial Equity Service Grants to Housing and Community Development Organizations in St. Louis, Brooklyn and Baltimore

The Center for Urban and Racial Equity is pleased to announce the award of Racial Equity Organizational Change (EOC) Service Grants to three housing and community development organizations. Through a competitive application process, CURE selected RiseBoro Community Partnership (Brooklyn, NY), Green and Healthy Homes Initiative… Continue Reading CURE Awards Racial Equity Service Grants to Housing and Community Development Organizations in St. Louis, Brooklyn and Baltimore