Celebrating the Life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, "Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in healthcare is the most shocking and inhumane."

We honor his memory on the third Monday of January each year and reflect upon his tireless and noble fight for civil rights in the United States. Please join us in celebrating this important day.


The "I Have a Dream" Speech

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963. King spoke of a future in which racism ceased and all Americans were guaranteed the rights they deserve.

Charleta B. Tavares Ohio Senate Testimony

In 2020, Charleta B. Tavares, PrimaryOne Health’s Chief Executive Officer, testified before the Ohio Senate Health, Human Services and Medicaid Committee on the Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 14 declaring racism as a public health crisis. Her testimony included empirical information on the direct correlation between systemic racism and minority health. It is an important reminder that the fight for equality in this country, including healthcare equality, is far from over.