We will remain steadfast in our advocacy nationwide to ensure individuals that have been and continue to be marginalized are able to access health care without fear of discrimination, bias or stigma.
Blog posts tagged "Health Equity"
To achieve our goal of eliminating cancer, we need to actively address health disparities in the public policies for which we advocate.
Over the last four years, ACS and ACS CAN have worked with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. (DST) to address cancer disparities among African American women. While most of this work has been regionally-focused in the past, we have expanded this partnership with DST into a national one.
The American Cancer Society and ACS CAN jointly entered into a new partnership with the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC). Through this collaboration, ACS CAN, the American Cancer Society and NBJC will raise awareness about cancer issues in the Black LGBT community through educational initiatives and advocacy efforts.