This policy brief reviews recent scholarship from members of the Diversity and Health Disparities cluster and offers important insights to meet the intertwined challenges of neighborhood inequalities and racial health disparities.
The Haas Institute hosted Anne Case on March 1 for a talk that looked at the opioid epidemic in the United States which has caused the deaths through overdose or suicide of hundreds of thousands of people, mostly white, in recent years.
Claire Snell-Rood is an Assistant Professor of Public Health at UC Berkeley and a member of the Haas Institute's Diversity and Health Disparities research cluster. Here, she discusses mental health problems facing women in rural areas and effective policy and non-policy interventions that can help address these challenges.
Detroit’s fiscal health is often held up as an exceptional case—in 2014 its bankruptcy was said to be the result of “a terrible and unique set of circumstances.” Now, though, we see Chicago, Seattle, and other cities discussed as the “next Detroit.”
In an Oct. 20 talk as part of the Haas Institute's Research to Impact series, Erin Kerrison from UC Berkeley's School of Social Welfare, presented on “The Costs and Benefits of an addiction Diagnosis: A Critical Look at Racial Disparities in Prison-Based Drug Treatment Rhetoric Buy-in.”
Malo Hutson is an associate professor of City and Regional Planning at UC Berkeley, Associate Director of the Institute of Urban and Regional Planning, and a faculty member of the Haas Institute’s Diversity and Health Disparities cluster. He spoke...
America’s alarming racial disparities have come to the forefront of our national consciousness in recent years, at least partly thanks to the activism of the Black Lives Matter movement and increased media coverage of racial inequality.