This fact sheet provides an overview of the effects of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) and the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections (PUMP) for Nursing Mothers Act on Black working mothers and offers actionable recommendations for improving their health outcomes.
This policy brief explores the relationship between mistrust and misinformation, then examines the central role of social media in spreading misinformation. It concludes with policy recommendations for establishing trust in public health communications.
This policy brief discusses how the unwinding of Medicaid’s COVID-19 continuous enrollment provision detrimentally impacts Medicaid enrollees, providers of managed care plans, and the states that operate these programs, disproportionately affecting the Black communities.
This policy brief explores trends linked to Black youth’s behavioral and mental health, current efforts to expand behavioral and mental health services, and ways to continue expanding services.
The Power of Rest: Examining the Racial Disparities of Sleep & its Connections to Black Health Outcomes
Sleep plays a critical role in helping our bodies recover from the day and prepare for the next. This publication explores the systemic barriers impacting Black sleep health and how policymakers can help.
This policy brief explores COVID-19’s contribution to widening the digital divide and its detrimental impact on K-12 Black students’ accessibility and connectivity. Further, it encourages legislative action addressing practical solutions to closing the digital divide.
As we wait for the Supreme Court to reach a decision in Dobbs v. Jackson, policymakers and policy practitioners must understand the implications of overturning or weakening Roe v. Wade, the impact of an anti-abortion ruling on Black pregnant people, and how such a ruling could threaten extant efforts to address the Black maternal and pregnancy-related mortality crisis.
The objective of these series of fact sheets is to address the issue of sex trafficking, specifically among the population of Black women and girls. Throughout this series, the fact […]
The time may be ripe for the new EPA leadership to reduce government waste, substantially increase administrative efficiency correct the EPA’s repeated missteps in enforcing Title VI, and even eliminate […]