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Resources on Diversity & Health Equity

Diversity in Diabetes (DiD)

People of Color (POC) living with diabetes experience a higher chance of being diagnosed with diabetes and being admitted to a hospital than non-Hispanic White Americans. This nonprofit organization is dedicated to create awareness, provide education, and develop solutions that address the lack of diversity in diabetes care and management that lead to differences in healthcare and poor health outcomes in individuals and communities of color.
Austin, Texas 78723

Black Community Ambassadors Support Program

Supports the mental wellness needs of Black community ambassadors (which includes but not limited to counselors, social workers, health and human service workers, nurses, coaches, teachers and mentors) in Franklin County, Ohio. They offer programming, resources, and meeting spaces to help the helpers.
(877) 335-1700

Columbus Public Health (CPH) Office of Health Equity Promotion

CPH strives to provide the deserving education, resources and healthcare to the city of Columbus regardless of any demographic. Visit the website to learn more about the programs and committees within the Office of Health Equity Promotion.
240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-5658

Columbus Public Health (CPH) Office of Minority Health

Informs, educates and empowers people to make choices about their health, build community partnerships, and develop policies and plans to support health efforts.
240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-7335

Health Policy Institute of Ohio (HPIO)

Provides independent and nonpartisan analysis and works to create state health policy that improves health value. HPIO is a nonprofit organization and is Ohio’s only nonpartisan organization solely dedicated to informing state health policy decisions.
140 East Town Street, Suite 1000, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 224-4950

National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC): Talking About Race

Provides free online educational resources and tools from scholars, activists, historians, and more with the goal of teaching everyone how to have conversations about race and racism.

Native American Indian Center of Central Ohio (NAICCO)

Works to improve the lives of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people throughout Ohio. They serve, protect, and promote AI/AN interests, concerns, needs, and services. They also advocate for the preservation and revitalization of AI/AN identities.
67 East Innis Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43207

Ohio Commission on Minority Health

Works to eliminating disparities in minority health through financial opportunities, public health promotion, legislative action, public policy and systems change in Ohio. Minority populations include: African American, African, Asian, Pacific Islander, Hispanic, Latino American and Native American Indian.
77 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 466-4000

The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity

Works to connect individuals and communities with opportunities by educating the public, building the capacity of allied social justice organizations, and investing in efforts that support equity and inclusion. They do this through research, engagement, and communication. Kirwan Institute is a research institute at The Ohio State University.
33 West Eleventh Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43201
(614) 247-1633

Additional Resources on Race & Racism

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