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Report Mechanisms for Advancing Health Equity

Overview of State and Local Equity Offices

March 22, 2023


Since late 2020, many state and local governments have established offices of equity or equivalent entities to prioritize equity in government policies and procedures, and to lead and support equity work within the communities they serve. This resource details examples of cities or counties across 12 states that have established such offices, how they were created, and their structure, duties, and responsibilities, and other relevant notes.