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  1. NC FONAC Hosts Retreat to Advance Health Equity in North Carolina

    Feb 10, 2023

    NC FONAC Members Discuss Future of Nursing Recommendations The North Carolina Future of Nursing Action Coalition (NC FONAC) marked their first in-person retreat and planning session since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, convening at the AARP North Carolina headquarters in more

    Location: North Carolina

  2. Rising Star Nurse Leader Program Nomination

    Feb 05, 2023

    Once again, the Tennessee Nurses Association and Tennessee Hospital Association have partnered with the Tennessee Action Coalition to acknowledge emerging nurse leaders under 40. This program is developed to engage and empower younger nurses to lead the profession and improve the health of Tennesseans. Once selected, participants can engage in program more

    Location: Tennessee

  3. Ten Things You Can Do to Support Nurses

    Feb 02, 2023

    Americans have identified nurses as the most trusted profession, in or out of health care, every year for the last two decades. But nurses across the country are exhausted, discouraged and leaving their roles or the profession in droves. It is time for a re-calibration. Read more

  4. Closing the Gap: How Nurses Can Promote Tax Credits to Improve Health Equity

    Jan 31, 2023

    Each year, an estimated $12 billion in federal tax credits go unclaimed because about 20 to 30 percent of people who are eligible for tax credits incorrectly fill out their tax forms, or do not file at all.  We know disparities disproportionally impact people of color, more

  5. TAC Rising Star Selected for Health Equity Award

    Jan 27, 2023

    The Tennessee Action Coalition congratulates 2022 Rising Star Andrea Poynter, PhD, MSN, RN-CNE, on being selected as a co-recipient of an award from the Health Equity Innovations Fund! Dr. Poynter received the award in conjunction with Michael Whittaker and Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. Their work will focus on creating a healthcare mentorship more

    Location: Tennessee

  6. A Trauma-Informed Approach Provides Framework for Achieving Health Equity

    Jan 25, 2023

    We have known for years that health equity is possible only through eliminating racism, but we have yet to realize this imperative. The 2021 Future of Nursing Report1 and the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action2 (an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP and the Robert Wood more

  7. Eight Native American Profiles and How to Use Them

    Jan 19, 2023

    Since 2021, I have worked with the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, as a diversity consultant and senior advisor on implementing recommendations of the National Academy of Medicine’s more

  8. AARP & RWJF Name Recipients of Health Equity Innovations Fund Awards

    Jan 10, 2023

    Updated as of August 15, 2023 Contact: Mary Boyle, CCNA Communications Director at mboyle@aarp.org The AARP Center for Health Equity through NursingSM and the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson more

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