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Our Initiatives

FARE’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Thirty-two million Americans are impacted by potentially life-threatening food allergies, including a disproportionate percentage of persons of color. FARE is dedicated to ensuring that every individual in the food allergy community has a seat at the table.

FARE Voice of the Patient Roundtable

This fall, we are hosting our inaugural diversity equity and inclusion round table with key leaders. This event will be followed by the development and publication of a blueprint for barriers and solutions to problems of access and affordability. While focused on food allergy, the study may become a model for other diseases.

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The FARE Diversity Advisory Board

We are establishing a board that will include patients, caregivers and other stakeholders and will aim to address food allergy community concerns relating to trust-building and representation.

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Unconscious Bias Training

FARE is developing and implementing a special training program for hiring purposes and enhanced cultural competency among our hiring managers, interviewers and department heads.

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FARE Health and Wellness Leadership Council

We are bringing together leading physicians and health and nutrition professionals to support FARE and directly engage with patients through focused outreach to schools and recreational and faith-based organizations in select communities.

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Fellowship Program

In order to attract more research professionals, FARE is establishing a program for credentialing that will assist junior faculty to establish themselves as independent federally funded researchers, build their personal “brands” via regularly scheduled meetings with government officials, and elevate their voices through FARE public relations efforts and programming.

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Community-Centric Research Initiative

We are creating a program that works collaboratively and alongside community hospitals, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and faith-based medical systems to better understand disease development and to create new treatment options for the patient community.

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Coming This Summer...Living Teal: At the Table with FARE

The official FARE podcast, Living Teal: At the Table with FARE, is set to launch very soon! Don’t miss our first episode featuring our own Dr. Ruchi Gupta and special guest Karen W. Parks, Pastor of Cascade United Methodist Church in Atlanta, GA. Our conversation talks about building trust, empowering community and how we can all play a role in making a difference. Stand by for more details and how to tune in!

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