Building a Brighter Future

Addressing inequities for the Well-being of Black Communities


Vaccines Administered and Over $8.9 Million Raised Through Key Partnerships


CPR, First Aid, and AED Certifications Awarded To Protect Pittsburgh’s Neighborhoods


Ambassadors Across PA Addressing COVID-19’s Impact on Five Vital Health Determinants.
The Black Equity Coalition is a network of government officials, scientists, academics, and community organizations who prioritize the health of black and brown residents.
Welcome to the Black Equity Coalition (BEC)

Supports the creation of equitable systems

To affirm the dignity of every human being through collaborations, networks, and policymaking.

The Black Equity Coalition is comprised of a group of physicians, researchers, epidemiologists, public health and health care practitioners, social scientists, community funders, and government officials concerned about addressing inequities in vulnerable populations.
Our Approach

We seek to establish a co-leadership coordinated collaborative strategic partnership model

Using clustered social determinants of health as identifiers to target needed wrap-around services through local nonprofit organizations.
Black Equity Coalition (BEC) Covid-19 Data

What the Data Says

The Black Equity Coalition Data Group provides real-time COVID-19 updates. Click the chart above to see the most up-to-date information for Allegheny County. Information can be found on
The Team Behind BEC

Meet the Black Equity Coalition

The Black Equity Coalition is comprised of doctors, community leaders, community members, and philanthropists who work in unison to create an equitable community for Black and Brown families in and around the Pittsburgh area. Like us on Facebook and follow us YouTube and Instagram to stay in the know!
Black Equity Coalition (BEC)

Our Projected Results


Create and sustain a culture that values self-sufficiency


Build capacity for internalmonitoring for continuous improvement


Employ external evaluation formission effectiveness


Co-create emerging responsesthat produce systemic change within the hubs.


Share learnings to promote systemschange through rapid prototyping.