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THE 14-YEAR DIFFERENCE

IN LIFE EXPECTANCY IN

METRO CHICAGO IS

UNACCEPTABLE

RACISM AND SOCIAL INJUSTICE MEANS SHORTER & LESS HEALTHY LIVES

Social injustice is killing people on a grand scale

- World Health Organization

Source: Final Report of the Commission on the Social Determinants of Health

Racism is not simply the construction of racial groups, it's the creation of hierarchy to justify and prop up an ideological and political system of power

-  Dr. Linda Rae Murray, MD, MPH

Source: Embodied Inequality Panel

Equity means justice. Health equity means justice in health.

 - Dr. Paula Braveman, MD, MPH 

Source: "What is health equity?"