The State of Equity report is intended to be an online
living document regularly updated and expanded through ongoing research
and the evaluation of data. Its purpose is to illuminate the effect of
Department of Human Services and Oregon Health Authority practices on
the diverse racial and ethnic populations served by the agencies'
programs. The report is a description of outcomes for racial and ethnic
populations based on the need for DHS and OHA services and programs.
Outcomes include access to and utilization of services and programs,
customer service quality and the long-term effects of accessing services
and programs viewed through the lens of race and ethnicity in Oregon.
information in these reports will be used for policy and program
development and as a baseline to measure the agencies' progress toward
Community Responses to the State of Equity Report
OEI is continuing to convene the communities experiencing disparities to partner with OHA
and DHS to identify and advance policies and programs to improve
Resources: Additional Racial and Ethnic Data
For more information, or to contribute, please contact:
Rebecca Naga, Community Engagement Coordinator - Rebecca.A.Naga@state.or.us Ph. 971.673.1283