Program # 40045 - Health Equity Initiative (racial justice focus)
The mission of Multnomah County’s Health Equity Initiative (HEI) is to eliminate the root causes of social injustices leading to racial and ethnic health inequities. The definition of health equity that grounds HEI's mission is the fair/just distribution of resources and power that supports the achievement of full health potential.
Program Total: $311,570 (2010)
Another acronym in Multnomah county whose job it is to redistribute income based on favored minority status. Are these reported health inequities the result of skin color or personal behavior and choices by individuals?
Are Asians going to be receiving a large amount of attention from this program?