Disasters bring to light a hard truth: the poor, minorities, immigrants and other marginalized groups are acceptable losses of life. Rooted within the military, medical and insurance industries, “acceptable losses” refers to the number of expected casualties that are tolerable. We can see this right now with Covid-19, as groups of people already disadvantaged by systemic injustices are dying in greater numbers than those who have been historically privileged.
The federal government must deploy a targeted strategy to ensure minority communities most susceptible to the coronavirus have free and easy access to testing, health-care advocates told a House subcommittee.
I-DIEM Receives Walmart Foundation Grant to Combat COVID-19 Health Disparities Funding to Help Develop COVID-19 Education […]
On Friday, March 27th, I-DIEM hosted the third Virtual Convening on the Coronavirus and Equity in […]
I-DIEM hosted the second Virtual Convening to discuss Equity and the Coronavirus on Friday, March 20th […]
On Friday, March 13th, I-DIEM hosted the first Virtual Convening on the Coronavirus and Equity in […]
March 12, 2020 On March 12, 2020, I-DIEM Co-Founder and CEO, Chauncia Willis, provided her perspective […]
The Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management (I-DIEM) appreciates the opportunity to provide Public […]
It’s official! The BAF Flagship at UD has completed its partnership agreement with the Institute for […]
I-DIEM was pleased to discuss the challenges of marginalization and inequity in emergency management and provide […]
December 4-6, 2019 Philipsburg, Sint Maarten The Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management (I-DIEM) […]
December 4, 2019 San Francisco, California The Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management (I-DIEM) […]
November 1, 2019 There is a “fierce urgency of now”. More complex and dangerous natural disasters […]
November 16, 2019 The Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management (I-DIEM) would like to […]
Goldman highlighted three cities that could be subject to storm surges and could face harmful flooding: […]
The U.S. Fire Administration estimates that older adults are more than twice as likely than the […]
Well before the glass ceiling, women run into obstacles to advancement. Evening the odds early in […]
Research and Resources I-DIEM supports, promotes and partners with academic institutions, private sector corporations, governments and […]
Mission The mission of the Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management (I- DIEM) is […]
“Racial inequity harms the lives and prosperity of everyone, not just people of color. Curbing inequities […]
ESCR-Net and member Terra de Direitos announce the release of a new publication in English, Spanish and Portuguese documenting experiences of diverse social movements that have utilized the human rights.
More than 130 years from today, in 1886 May 1st, several thousand workers in Chicago city had participated in the massive strike demanding eight-hour working day and several workers sacrificed their life...
A group of Saint James students attended the Baltimore Student Diversity Leadership Conference on Saturday, November 10. The conference develops high school student leaders in the areas of diversity.
The focus of this stream is the analysis of a wide range of strategies for 'renewal', developed in a European context, as part of a wider change of welfare policy.
Not unlike these early civilizations, modern social protection programs have sheltered those affected by disaster through financial assistance and other forms of support.
On the afternoon that tornadoes ripped through Lee County, Alabama, Ashley Martin was coming back home from Georgia and talking on the phone with her mother.
Edward Graham, President Franklin Graham, recently traveled to Panama City, Florida, to encourage our teams as they help homeowners still struggling to recover after Hurricane Michael.
Multiple counties across eastern Nebraska have been declared in a state of emergency after a powerful “bomb cyclone” pounded the central United States last week.