WATCH: Integrating racial/ethnic equity into policy research

Dolores Acevedo-Garcia and Pam Joshi present the Policy Equity Assessment tool at NOPREN
Published: 10.12.2020 Updated: 12.23.2020
Decision makers are increasingly called on to improve existing policies to reduce racial/ethnic disparities and ensure all have a fair chance at health. In this presentation at NOPREN (Nutrition and Obesity Policy, Research and Evaluation Network), Dolores Acevedo-Garcia and Pam Joshi introduce the Policy Equity Assessment, a framework that combines policy assessment and equity methods to synthesize existing research and identify and conduct new analyses of policies’ ability to reduce racial/ethnic inequities.