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Why Place and Race Matter

A report published by PolicyLink and The California Endowment explains that where you live impacts how you live. But, too often, policymakers don’t recognize that your race affects your health, too.

From heart disease to cancer to child mortality to asthma, people of color are more likely to face significant health challenges – and more likely to die from those challenges.

A new report, Why Place and Race Matter, makes the undeniable case that race must be central to the decisions made by policymakers, advocates, and community leaders if we ever hope to close the racial health gap.

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