In the latest Fairness First “Health Equity Voices” podcast, Deborah Harris told host Alexandra Samarron Longorio that a friend had given her a pendant engraved with, “For such a time as this.”
That inscription aptly defines… Read more
The founders and co-hosts of the Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative’s Fairness First podcast, Carmenlita Chief and Alexandra Samarron Longorio, are venturing into a new podcast format called “Health Equity Chitchat.”
In the span of about 30 minutes, the co-hosts discuss and unpack a critical scholarly publication produced by people identifying as queer or women of color, while also highlighting how the scholarship and knowledge can be applied to academic… Read more
What are the root causes of health inequity and how do they affect the social determinants of health?
According to the recently released 2020 Regional Health Equity Survey Report (RHES), a key component to the root causes of health equity lies in the paths that create the problem — the unequal… Read more
When Alexandra Samarron Longorio was in her early 20s, as a former undocumented student, she saw that attending college in the United States was an almost impossible task for undocumented students.
A first generation college student of a single mother, Samarron was determined to thrive and, along with other undocumented students, to find higher education opportunities for everyone regardless of immigration status.
The task was not easy. Each year, 98,000… Read more
How comfortable do you think senior management at your organization feels in talking about discrimination, race and racism?