We are proud to share the important empowerment resources below around our three focus areas and pillars of our Summa Action Plan. We hope the resources below assist you in broadening your understanding of the racism and inequity, provide you with ways to take action and prepare you to address health equity with policy and service delivery planning efforts.
To help fight racism, we have to understand it first. Listed below are general resources to help create a common understanding of the crisis, address unconscious bias and create a knowledge base to have a meaningful and productive dialogue.
To provide tools for community engagement, examples on how to partner with elected officials and agencies of government to support underserved populations access health and economic improvement opportunities.
How to Contact Your Legislators and Public Officials (To be written as private citizen, not on behalf of Summa)
To support enhancements in access to care, address/reduce healthcare disparities and develop culturally competent and relevant health education and literature.
New resources will be added on a monthly basis. Be sure to check back and see what's new!
At Summa Health, we continue to stand with those fighting for justice and will hold ourselves accountable to these commitments to eliminate disparities in healthcare and beyond. Thank you for standing with us as we all advocate for impactful change.