Health Affairs July 13, 2021
The Biden administration is calling for the whole of government to advance an equity agenda. The administration wants to “allocate resources to address the historic failure to invest sufficiently, justly, and equally in underserved communities, as well as individuals from those communities,” according to an executive order dated January 20, 2021. At the same time, social and racial justice movements continue to shine a light on the inequities laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic, calling for the nation (and the world) to truly “build back better.”
Research Community Role
What role will the research community play in supporting this equity agenda and broader movements to restore justice?
The Biden team—the most racially and culturally diverse staff in history—brings a wealth...