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  • New Guidance Released for Covid-19 Vaccine Allocation

    Posted on January 15, 2021

    The Hastings Center released new guidance for local public health authorities and health care systems to help ensure equitable and effective prioritization of Covid-19 vaccine access, based on risk factors, in the months ahead.
  • Hastings Center Welcomes 14 New Fellows

    Posted on January 11, 2021

    The Hastings Center is pleased to announce the election of 14 new Fellows.
  • Advancing Social Justice, Health Equity, and Community

    Posted on January 3, 2021

    An online event. February 9, 2021 at 12pm EST The Covid-19 pandemic has made longstanding, seemingly intractable inequities painfully visible. In addition to widespread suffering, African Americans and LatinX communities are dying at three times the rate of White communities, and there is growing momentum for racial reckoning not seen since the 1960s. Join Professor...
  • Artistic Visions for Disrupting Ableism

    Posted on December 10, 2020

    What will it take to bring about lasting justice for disabled people in the United States? When will every body—and every voice—be indispensable? Poets and activists Lateef McLeod and D.J. Savarese explored their ideas in “Disrupting Ableism with Artful Activism,” a virtual Hastings Center event on December 7. It was the third in a series of events produced by...
  • Ethics Guidance and Resources on Covid-19

    Posted on December 3, 2020

    As communities across the world work to navigate the pandemic, The Hastings Center has assembled ethics resources for responding to novel coronavirus Covid-19. We are updating this hub throughout the crisis. The Hastings Center developed a resource for health care institutions and ethics services to support leadership and practice during the emergency: Ethical Framework for...
  • Protecting Communities from COVID-19

    Posted on November 24, 2020

    FOUR STEPS TO PROTECT COMMUNITIES FROM COVID-19 AND RESTORE THE ECONOMY The Hastings Center, the oldest independent, nonpartisan research institute in the world focused on social and ethical issues in health, released a video today with  four simple steps to curb the spread of the coronavirus and restore the economy:  “Stop the Spread.”   These...
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