Pride Month Profile: An Advocate’s Vision of Intersectional LGBTQ Health Advocacy

This LGBTQ Pride Month, we sat down with Naushaba Patel from the Lesbian Health Initiative (LHI) of Houston to talk about what pride means and Naushaba’s vision for LGBTQ-empowering health programs.

As Fatherhood Changes, So Must Pediatrics

Pediatric offices traditionally focused on women as primary caregivers must adjust their approach to support men as more involved and active parents.

Coming Together for Health and Justice in the City of ‘Brotherly Love’

As part of our Partnering for Community Health project, we are building relationships and finding opportunities to support women in reentry as they navigate access to health care coverage.

Director's Corner: The Importance of Housing to Health, And What We’re Doing About It

The video features the work of Center partner the Pennsylvania Health Action Network (PHAN) in building a Housing as Health coalition in Pennsylvania along with other advocacy groups and housing organizations like Project HOME in Philadelphia.

Taking a Page from Maine’s Medicaid Playbook

The smart and consistent strategies employed by Maine advocates helped secure health care gains for thousands.

Virginia’s Vote to Expand Medicaid is Significant—Here’s Why

After six long years of legislative inaction on closing the Medicaid coverage gap, the Virginia legislature voted this week to expand Medicaid.

Community Health Workers Provide an Important Service - Now Let’s Get Them Sustainable Funding!

Recently, a woman came to the Hispanic Health Council (HCC) seeking help with housing. It was only during the visit that Maria, a Community Health Worker (CHW) who works with pregnant and postpartum women at HHC, learned that the woman...

Consumer Engagement: A Call for Tools that Measure Organizational and Policy Level Engagement

Everyone is talking about consumer engagement in health care. It is the term of art used to describe anything from reaching people through mobile apps, involving stakeholders in advisory groups to inform new program development, and even – in some...

We Must Continue to Act to Address Gun Violence and Its Impact on Kids

Once again, our children have been confronted with another horrific, deadly school shooting.