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Join CommonHealth ACTION for a two-day training on December 13 - 14, 2017 at our conference center in Washington, DC. This training will develop your knowledge and skills to apply equity, diversity, and inclusion, professionally and personally. Participants in the training will leave prepared to decide and act more equitably through policies, programs, and practices.
Join CommonHealth ACTION for a two-day training on September 7 - 8, 2017 at our conference center in Washington, DC. This training will develop your knowledge and skills to apply equity, diversity, and inclusion, professionally and personally. Participants in the training will leave prepared to decide and act more equitably through policies, programs, and practices.
Join CommonHealth ACTION for a two-day training on June 14 - 15, 2017 at our conference center in Washington, DC. This training will develop your knowledge and skills to apply equity, diversity, and inclusion, professionally and personally. Participants in the training will leave prepared to decide and act more equitably through policies, programs, and practices.
The tenth annual James E. Clyburn Health Disparities Lecture brought attention to issues with health care equity for minority groups on Tuesday. “We ought to treat people according to their needs. We ought to treat communities according to their needs, groups according to their needs,” Clyburn said. “That, in a very academic way, is what has been shared with us today.”
BALTIMORE, MD. Kaiser Permanente and CommonHealth ACTION announced that the Kaiser Permanente’s Institute for Equitable Leadership – which will develop leadership skills to help community and business leaders increase their positive impact in Baltimore City – will launch in early May. The Baltimore Action Legal Team, Chase Brexton Health Care, Dovecote Café, Intersection of Change, and New Lens will comprise the first class of the Institute.

The Institute for Equitable Leadership brings together nonprofit and for-profit entities to improve the health of Baltimore residents and encourage local leaders to develop leadership skills that are grounded in equity, diversity and inclusion. Joined by community partners Maryland Nonprofits and Equity Matters, Inc., Kaiser Permanente and CommonHealth ACTION are launching the Institute to increase nonprofit capacity to address determinants of health to promote equitable experiences and life outcomes in Baltimore City.
Some people leave a lasting impression. They live beyond their comfort zones, their vulnerability reminding you that if you don’t try, you almost certainly will fail. They speak their truth authentically and passionately, paving a way for you to search more deeply for your own. And they lead with a spirit of abundance that cultivates the assets within each of us and among all of us, compelling you to pay your generosity forward more often, and more urgently. Natalie Burke is one of those people.
Join CommonHealth ACTION for a two-day training on December 1 - 2, 2016 at our conference center in Washington, DC. This training will develop your knowledge and skills to apply equity, diversity, and inclusion, professionally and personally. Participants in the training will leave prepared to decide and act more equitably through policies, programs, and practices.
Join CommonHealth ACTION for a two-day training on May 19 - 20, 2016 at our conference center in Washington, DC. This training will develop your knowledge and skills to apply equity, diversity, and inclusion, professionally and personally. Participants in the training will leave prepared to decide and act more equitably through policies, programs, and practices.
Natalie S. Burke, Commonhealth ACTION's President & CEO, spoke at the Institute of Medicine's Framing the Dialogue on Race and Ethnicity to Advance Health Equity Workshop on Thursday February 4, 2016.
Join CommonHealth ACTION for a two-day training on March 17 - 18, 2016 at our conference center in Washington, DC. This training will develop your knowledge and skills to apply equity, diversity, and inclusion, professionally and personally. Participants in the training will leave prepared to decide and act more equitably through policies, programs, and practices.
Join us for a one-day training scheduled to be held on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at CommonHealth ACTION's conference center in Washington, DC. This training will develop your knowledge and skills to apply equity, diversity, and inclusion, professionally and personally. Participants in the training will leave prepared to decide and act more equitably through policies, programs, and practices.
Natalie S. Burke, Commonhealth ACTION's President & CEO, spoke at INBOUND's 2015 Fuel the Movement 4-day marketing and sales event at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on Thursday, September 10, 2015. In a segment titled "Bold Talks," she delivered a riveting presentation on the power of "the table."
Join us for a one-day training scheduled to be held on Friday, October 23, 2015 at CommonHealth ACTION's conference center in Washington, DC. This training will develop your knowledge and skills to apply equity, diversity, and inclusion, professionally and personally. Participants in the training will leave prepared to decide and act more equitably through policies, programs, and practices.
Commonhealth ACTION's President & CEO, Natalie S. Burke, was listed as one of INBOUND 2015's most inspiring female speakers. She will be speaking  on Setpember 10 at INBOUND's 2015 Fuel the Movement 4-day marketing and sales event being held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.
The National Capital Region, including Washington, DC and surrounding areas in Maryland and Virginia, has the highest breast cancer incidence and mortality rates in the United States.  The region also has one of the highest incidence rates of late-stage breast cancer and women of color experience the highest rates of breast cancer mortality.