INCREASING THE INVOLVEMENT OF MEN OF COLOR IN PUBLIC HEALTH & CREATING HEALTH REALIZATION FOR COMMUNITIES OF COLOR
Increase the involvement of Men of Color in public health to advance the field, culture, and perception of public health amongst Communities of Color.
A world where Men of Color are change agents for the liberation and full health realization of Communities of Color.
Why Brothers In Public Health?
Black men only represent 3.17% of Master of Public graduates.
Black and American Indian men have the highest age-adjusted death rates.
Boys and Men of Color are more likely to live in poverty, to have poorer education & education opportunities, and to be incarcerated.
Boys and Men of Color suffer from the discrimination which influences our capacity to achieve and maintain good mental and physical health.
42% of the governmental public health workforce identify as racial or ethnic minorities.
Men of Color needs to be a part of the solutions to shape a more positive outlook for health & wellbeing.
We ensure inclusivity, respect, unity, and centered community.
We are committed to a culture lifting up the positives in Men of Color.
We create communities that are whole – meeting our physical, mental, economic, social, and spiritual needs.
We work towards fair and just systems, policies, and structures to achieve full health-realization in Communities of Color.
We embody the character, quality, activity and attainments of scholars to improve health for Communities of Color.
We strive for continuous improvement and learning.
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