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Producing evidence-for-action and implementing strategies designed to eliminate health disparities and advance health equity among Connecticut's minority and medically underserved populations.

Community & Technical Assistance Core

Deepening community engagement and cultivating cross-sector collaborations

State of Health Equity among Boys and Men of Color Summit

Transforming Systems for Behavioral Health Equity among Boys and Men of Color

Research, Training, & Leadership Core

Enhancing heqlth equity research, training, and innovation

Data Analytics & Evaluation Core

Changing data-driven & public narratives about vulnerable populations

Resources & Publications

Raising consciousness and motivating actions

Policy & Strategic Communications Core

Suporting policy action and systems change

Recent News & Announcements

Become a Health Equity Fellow for A Youth Summer Program!

INTERESTED IN BEING A HEALTH EQUITY FELLOW FOR A YOUTH SUMMER PROGRAM? As a Health Equity Fellow, you’ll mentor and train rising 9th graders to conduct health equity research, explore the impacts of racism on health, and foster community action through fun learning experiences like photography and storytelling. Make a positive impact in a new […]

Be a Champion for Health Equity: UConn Health Gives 2024

As part of UConn Gives 2024, we are thrilled to highlight the impactful work of the UConn Health Disparities Institute (HDI) and their Health Equity Scholars Program. This program is not just about research; it’s about empowering young individuals to become leaders in health equity and community service. The Health Equity Scholars Program takes a […]

Health Equity Week 2024

Join the UConn Health Disparities Institute and Health Equity Solutions for the 2024 Health Equity Week themed around ‘AFFORDING EQUITY’. Health Equity Week is a week-long annual campaign created to bring awareness and start conversations on advancing health equity throughout the state of Connecticut. Let’s break down the financial barriers to health equity! Join us […]