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Brown County is just the latest local government nationwide to address the health impacts of racism

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 18 days ago
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This piece was produced for the NEW News Lab, a local journalism collaboration in Northeast Wisconsin. Since 2019, more than 170 local governments including counties, cities, and community boards have declared racism to be a public health crisis, according to a county report from Oregon. These declarations have led to responses such as increased funding, research, and coordination to improve health outcomes for communities of color.

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