Centering Racial Justice in the Public Health Ecosystem: Lessons From COVID-19

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Big Cities Health Coalition

This brief describes the actions and commitments of an ecosystem approach to public health. Distinctions between this ecosystem approach and the current focus on rebuilding governmental public health infrastructure to maintain accountability are highlighted. Operational definitions and sources for key equity and justice terms and concepts are provided. The article concludes with a synthesis of public health policy and practice recommendations that advance this ecosystem approach and build on COVID-19 lessons learned.

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