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Sep 15, 2022
UnidosUS honors Raul Yzaguirre for his life, legacy and commitment to equality for the Latino community. Hispanic Heritage Month, held annually from September 15 through October 15, celebrates the history, culture and legacy of the Hispanic and Latino communities in the United States.
Jul 19, 2022
The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate among developed nations. The health and well-being of women on their maternal journey – before, during and after childbirth are critical aspects of equitable health care. Approximately 700 women die from pregnancy or childbirth-related…
Jun 16, 2022
June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month. This tradition started back in 1969 with the Stonewall Riots – a series of demonstrations that were brought on by the continued mistreatment of LGBTQ+ individuals in New York City.
May 26, 2022
“The power of visibility can never be underestimated.” – Margaret Cho. May is both National Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage and Mental Health Awareness month. The AAPI communities make up about 7% of the population in the United States with more than 50 ethnic groups and…
Mar 31, 2022
Each year, health professionals and community organizers team up for National LGBTQ Health Awareness Week, held March 21-25).
Mar 10, 2022
With the biennial DEI benchmark survey now available through March 15, read AHA’s Leon Caldwell’s blog addressing the hesitancy related to taking the survey, as well as strategies to manage said anxieties. For questions related to your participation in the survey, please contact AHA’s survey…
Feb 15, 2022
February is Black History Month, and this year’s theme – Black Health and Wellness – recognizes medical scholars and health care providers. The theme is especially timely as our nation and health care system continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Aug 6, 2021
The IFDHE's Fall Enrichment Program (FEP) is a paid internship opportunity designed to advance the careers of young health care leaders, strengthen the diverse pipeline of talent and promote diversity and representation within the workforce.
Jun 8, 2021
Each June, LGBTQ people and supporters join together to recognize Pride Month - celebrating history and advocating for continued change. Although Pride is now widely celebrated, it is important to note that the journey to an inclusive Pride is ongoing.