Explore data from CDC's National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network on environmental exposures, community characteristics, and health burden — factors important to understanding and addressing environmental justice issues.
The Environmental Justice Index (EJI) uses data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to rank the cumulative impacts of environmental injustice on health for every census tract. The EJI delivers a single environmental justice score for each community so that public health officials can identify and map areas at risk for the health impacts of environmental burden.
Visualize data and locate information critical to understanding minority health, health disparities, and their determinants. Data are collected from public health surveillance systems by using either their published reports or public use files.
Minority health literature, research and referrals for consumers, community organizations and health professionals. The Resource Center offers a variety of information resources, including access to online document collections, database and funding searches, and customized responses to requests for information. The Knowledge Center Library contains more than 70,000 documents, books, journal articles and media related to the health status of racial and ethnic minority populations. It also includes sources of consumer health material in more than 40 languages.