Equity

NGA is working with Governors to assist them as they work to address bias and disparate impacts experienced by low-income communities and people of color in the criminal justice system, health care and other policy areas.


Resources

Overview of Survey Results on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts

Overview of Survey Results on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts

To better understand the issues and needs of Governors, NGA conducted a survey in August 2020 on states’ and territories’ diversity, equity and inclusion activities, goals and challenges. (View/Download) Summary ...
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Expanding Access to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder in Corrections and Community Settings

Expanding Access to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder in Corrections and Community Settings

During this webinar, NGA and ACA provided an overview of a step-by-step guide for governors and state officials to expand access to medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) with the goal ...
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Expanding Access to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder in Corrections and Community Settings

Expanding Access to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder in Corrections and Community Settings

This roadmap highlights existing state efforts and serves as a policy development tool for Governors and state officials seeking to improve coordination and bolster existing efforts across state agencies to ...
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A Case Study Of The Michigan Coronavirus Task Force On Racial Disparities

A Case Study Of The Michigan Coronavirus Task Force On Racial Disparities

This case study draws its key findings from the Michigan Coronavirus Racial Disparities Interim Report and other sources to explore Michigan’s approach, key features, results to date, and lessons learned ...
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Outdoor Recreation Learning Network - Annual Meeting 2021

Outdoor Recreation Learning Network – Annual Meeting 2021

The annual meeting will discuss how states can advance outdoor recreation issues including economic recovery from COVID-19, developing partnerships to leverage limited public dollars, accessing federal economic development grants, promoting ...
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Supporting an Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines

Supporting an Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines

This report looks at key themes, strategies, and challenges across State and Territorial COVID-19 vaccination plans. (View/Download) Executive Summary Ensuring the rapid development, distribution, and widespread public uptake of a ...
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Registered Apprenticeship Reimagined

Registered Apprenticeship Reimagined

Lessons Learned from the American Apprenticeship Initiative (View/Download) Introduction Registered apprenticeship has traditionally experienced the most popularity in the skilled trades, and for several years was utilized at low and ...
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Equity and Policy Preparedness During Public Health Emergencies

Equity and Policy Preparedness During Public Health Emergencies

Emergencies, by definition, occur suddenly and without warning. Whether the situation involves an infectious disease like the current COVID-19 pandemic—or a natural disaster like the brutal hurricanes of recent years—these ...
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Reducing the Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 Among Communities of Color

Reducing the Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 Among Communities of Color

(View/Download) Introduction COVID-19 has imposed a disproportionate burden of illness and death on communities of color, including Black, Latino/a and Native American communities. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, national, ...
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