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A place of safety? Picking up the pieces of the UK’s mental health crisis

“I can’t breathe.” Those three tragic words have become a feature of campaigning against police violence in the United States, echoing the last words of Eric Garner, killed in New York City in 2014. But in 2018 they were also uttered by a black man in the UK. Kevin Clarke, a Londoner who had been diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia.

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How British Immigration Policy Means Coronavirus Hits the Vulnerable Hardest

People subject to the “no recourse to public funds” condition are at risk of worse health outcomes than the general population across four areas. 

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Housing Segregation: How Food Insecure St. Paul’s Public Housing Residents are Facing Covid-19 without their Grocery Store

How important has your local grocery store been during Covid-19? For many people, shelter-in-place orders, travel restrictions and more have turned their nearest store into a lifeline. This lifeline was severed for St. Paul residents last month.

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Maternal Mortality: The Deep Social Roots of America’s Race Gap

Black women are three times more likely to die from complications related to childbirth than White women.

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Covid-19: Why Wearing a Mask can Save Lives and Secure your Community

This Q+A article is a quick, easy guide explaining everything you need to know about face masks during Covid-19. We hope you find it helpful.

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Ensuring Food Security for all Means Building Food Sustainability into our Systems

More than one in ten U.S. households was food insecure at some time during 2018. And according to the USDA, approximately 39.4 million people live in food deserts throughout the U.S.  

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