A series of new grants totaling $10 million aims to address this challenge by supporting organizations that promote racial equity and social justice. Gilead Sciences, perhaps best known for its line of HIV drugs, awarded a total of $10 million in grants to 20 organizations as part of its newly launched Racial Equity Community Impact Fund, according to an announcement by Gilead. Groups that organize and mobilize communities to join the quest for racial equity and social justice, working toward an equitable distribution of resources for Black communities. “The Racial Equity Community Impact Fund will provide resources to groups that are working on the front lines to combat social inequities directly impacting the health and wellness of the Black community. And for a collection of articles about COVID-19 and the Black community, click Real Health’s tag #COVID-19.
At Wellness Axis we want to encourage habits of wellness, Increase awareness of factors and resources contributing to well-being, Inspire and empower individuals to take responsibility for their own health, and to support a sense of community. Wellness can be thought of as the quality or state of being in good health.