Equity Promotion

National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Healthcare

Published Date: 
Thu, 2013-05-30

The Department of Health and Human Servies has released enhanced National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health and Healthcare, a blueprint to help organizations improve health care quality in serving our nation's diverse communities. The standards are an update of the 2000 National CLAS Standards and include the expertise of federal and non-federal partners nationwide. To view the Standards, please visit the DHHS website

Institute for Equity in Birth Outcomes

The Institute for Equity in Birth Outcomes (Equity Institute) is a national initiative designed to strengthen the scientific focus and evidence base for realizing equity in birth outcomes in urban U.S. cities. During a two-year span, selected teams headed by CityMatCH member health departments will participate and receive training to support them as they select, implement, and evaluate an equity-focused project.

Project Status: 
Active

Join the CityMatCH Equity Action Group Call

Published Date: 
Mon, 2013-03-25

CityMatCH is inviting its members to join an upcoming call to discuss a leading strategy in CityMatCH's 2013 Strategic Work Plan. The Equity Action Group call will take place on Tuesday, May 14 at 10:00 am CST and participants are invited to dial-in using 1-866-740-1260, passcode 5617579.

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