Our Diverse Community

Explore our diverse Johns Hopkins culture, learn more about our community activities and find resources to explore your heritage and the cultures of others.

Community Initiatives

The Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity has launched initiatives to connect employees with one another and with the community.

Local Health Fairs

Our office in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Government, Community and Economic Partnerships (GCE) and the Brancati Center held a health fair to benefit the residents of the Housing Authority of Baltimore City. The fair included participation from several Johns Hopkins departments as well as some local organizations offering free medical and social services. The Brancati Center offered A1c and blood pressure screening and through their collaboration with Walgreens Pharmacy, COVID/Flu/RSV vaccines were available free to attendees. There were 80 to 100 residents in attendance. These health fairs will continue annually at several locations throughout Baltimore city. Read the event summary.  

Hopkins CARES

Career, Academic, and Research Experiences for Students (CARES) summer programs provide graduate, undergraduate and high school students with opportunities to learn and work in settings across the Johns Hopkins medical campus in order to develop their skills and prepare for careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Cares Re-Cap 2023

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Johns Hopkins Medicine Hispanic Community Support Strategy Issues Brief

A Johns Hopkins Medicine Latino Community Support Strategy Work Group was assembled in June 2022 to support development of a Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) strategy to address the healthcare and economic needs of our health system’s growing Latino population.

 The workgroup developed an issue brief that outlined strategic priority areas to support our Hispanic/Latino community. The key priority areas are healthcare access, coverage equity, and economic development. Click here to view the issue brief in its entirety.

Two Years of Reckoning and Progress

Over the past two years, the Johns Hopkins Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity has spearheaded and supported increased community outreach, new allyship and anti-oppression resources and training, town hall discussions, health equity legislation and more. Read the Article