Health Justice CT

For the Press

Are you a reporter or a policymaker looking for stories on how local Connecticut residents and/or community organizations are working to achieve health justice. We can connect you to local residents and organizations that are ready to share their stories. Learn how:

  • Local organizations are working to reduce racial and ethnic health disparities
  • Consumers are impacted by the Affordable Care Act

For more information or questions about the Health Justice CT, please contact Heang Tan, Program Director, at Heang(at)

  • Our Mission

    Health Justice for CT is an online movement of Connecticut residents dedicated to working together to raise awareness about the issue of racial and ethnic disparities. We are here to find innovative solutions, and ultimately achieve health justice for everyone in Connecticut.

  • What We Do

    We provide a public forum for conversations, ideas and collective action. We are here to find innovative solutions to ultimately achieve health justice for everyone in Connecticut.

  • Did You Know?

    According to the CDC:

    • In 2006-2008 Asian Americans and Hispanics had the greatest percentage of populations residing in counties whose air quality did not meet EPA standards for particulate matter and ozone.
    • In 2009, African Americans had the largest death rates from homicide among all racial and ethnic populations.
    • In 2010, largest prevalences of diabetes were among Hispanic
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