RACIAL EQUITY

ACS is honored to be one of five organizations participating in The Horizon Foundation’s Racial Equity Collaborative.  Other organizations engaging in this work include the African-American Community Roundtable (AACR), Equity4HC, HopeWorks of Howard County, and Howard County Chinese School.

The Racial Equity Collaborative is working to:
  • Advance policies and systems change that promise equitable health outcomes and increasing engagement with diverse leaders.

  • Elevate the voices of leaders from diverse communities in the county to highlight and address health disparities in the community.

  • Build the capacity of community organizations to organize for health equity and systems change.