Billionaire Ray Dalio’s Foundation Funds $50 Million ‘Health Justice’ Center To Curb Health Disparities Affecting Minorities

A $50 million pledge from billionaire hedge-fund manager Ray Dalio’s Dalio Philanthropies is funding a new center for health justice at NewYork-Presbyterian, the hospital announced on Tuesday.

The new Dalio Center for Health Justice will “address health disparities and health justice through research, education, advocacy and investment in communities,” according to a press release. One of its top priorities will be to focus on reducing disparities that disproportionately affect communities of color.

“Our goal is to contribute to equal healthcare and equal education because we believe that these are the most fundamental building blocks of equal opportunity and a just society,” Dalio said in the statement. “We know that these don’t adequately exist, and we are excited to have a great partner in NewYork-Presbyterian, who we are confident will find ways

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Credit Repair Company Builds New Platform Aiming To Educate Minorities During COVID-19 Pandemic

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On September 1st, 2020Ernest Lerma – CEO of BlueJay Credit Secrets announced the launch of their new educational platform aiming to help educate minorities in the United States on increasing their financial IQ and repairing their credit.

“I remember growing up in poverty with 5 siblings in financially depressed neighborhoods. I had to teach myself how to rise above and gain control of my financial security and since then have been helping others do the same. The pandemic has only made financial depression worse in the last few months. Our new platform was designed to help transform the lives of minorities like myself and provide them more opportunity in the new world,” says Ernest Lerma – CEO, BlueJay Credit Secrets.

BlueJay Credit Secrets new education platform consists of video tutorials, workbooks and even letter templates designed to make anyone’s credit repair

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Barriers limit mental health care services for minorities

Stephanie Bowens
 |  StarNews Correspondent

According to American Psychological Association, mental and behavioral health is a critical and frequently unaddressed issue in racial and ethnic minority communities. These groups experience various mental health disparities related to access and use of services, diagnosis and outcomes.

Dr. Laura Ginther, a psychologist at the Sand Dollar Wellness Center, 1136 Shipyard Blvd., Wilmington, and Daniela Williams, a National Board Certified Counselor and Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate (LCMHCA) at A Place of Solace, which offers tele-therapy, said it’s important to find ways to close the gap in mental health care for minority communities and improve the care they receive.

1) Mental health disparities among minorities include less access, lower quality of care

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, OMH, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality reports that racial and ethnic minority groups in the

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