Our collective commitment along with Southeastern PA activates a social contract to elevate our shared responsibility to provide high-quality, safe human care to all in our state, specifically focused on improving the health of our communities of color.

  1. Re-examining policies and procedures and making changes, with an equity lens, that promote equality, opportunity and inclusion for all.
  2. Improving access to primary and specialty care for people in underserved communities.
  3. Building trust through community partnerships with the goal of addressing chronic conditions that impact communities of color.
  4. Advocating for investments that create innovative solutions to improve access, and provide safe, high-quality health outcomes for all communities in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
  5. Hiring and promoting leaders of color and increasing diversity in governance.
  6. Renewing and expanding each organization's commitment to providing anti-racism, and implicit/unconscious bias training for all staff, volunteers and physicians.
  7. Bridging relations between law enforcement and community by offering events aimed at encouraging conversations improving relations and creating trust.
  8. Increasing the collection and use of race, ethnicity, language preference and other socio-demographic data.
  9. Increasing business partnerships with diverse vendor partners across the organization. Cultivating new relationships, expand current partnerships and continue to monitor MLH progress on diverse spend.