Communities must be at the center of oral health policy solutions

“Tooth Tuesday” is a series of learning calls with state and community-based advocates to discuss how the oral health care system can be improved by ensuring that people closest to the problems have a voice in developing the solutions.

The Time is Now to Help Medicaid Enrollees Prepare for the End of the Public Health Emergency

Planning for the end of the public health emergency and what it means for people in their states.

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework Needs Build Back Better to Succeed

There are some exciting health-related provisions in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework that advocates can celebrate and utilize as we pivot to advocacy tactics that don’t rely on simultaneous passage.

We Need Action on Youth Mental Health and Substance Use

The American Academy of Pediatrics and other prominent health associations declared a national state of emergency in children’s mental health last week.

Multiple Opportunities to Advance Racial Justice in the Build Back Better Act

Congress is back in session after both chambers were away last week, and they’re picking up their negotiations regarding the size and scope of the Build Back Better (BBB) Act. As we’ve written about previously, Community Catalyst has been closely...

Dental Care Is a Reproductive Health and Birth Equity Issue

Access to dental care before, during and after pregnancy is a reproductive justice and birth equity issue. Pre-existing tooth and gum problems can be worsened by pregnancy and, in turn, cause pregnancy complications. The CDC reports that 60 to 75...

With Eviction Moratorium’s End, Negative Health Outcomes of Rising Evictions Soar

On August 26, 2021, the federal eviction moratorium ended, placing millions of Americans at risk of eviction and the negative health outcomes that have been shown to often follow.

Dallas March to Center BIPOC Voices and Lives

On Saturday, our Texas Raising Women's Voices regional coordinator, The AFIYA Center, will join allies in leading the Dallas Reproductive Liberation March in support of access to legal abortion and reproductive autonomy.

Centering Racial Justice in Hospital Community Benefit Investment Through Authentic Community Engagement Strategies

Valuable lessons on what it means to build authentic community-hospital partnerships and support strong community engagement.
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