Joint Center Teams with National Minority Quality Forum to Offer Data on Health and Environmental Status to Lawmakers and Community Leaders

Joint Center, National Minority Quality Forum Offer Data on Community Health Status
April 23, 2012

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies today joined forces with the National Minority Quality Forum to create a database that will offer lawmakers and community activists access to important data on local health and environmental conditions.

As a result of this collaboration, local civic and political leaders, other community activists and residents will have a powerful visual tool to assist them in communicating their concerns about health and environmental burdens in their neighborhoods.  Additionally, it will enable those making health and environmental decisions to better target their actions by understanding where these problems are most severe and where the most help is needed. Read More