A nursing summit addressed disparities in sexual gender minorities. An analysis of state-by-state pay rates between agency and full-time staff nurses reveals a large pay gap. Latanya Weston, Nurse Practitioner at Somatus, outlines the concept of patient-first care and its impact on racial equity. People of African Nova Scotian descent are a culturally distinct group that experiences many health disparities. Black perinatal health care workers are part of a tradition of Black people fighting for the well-being of Black communities. School nurses in Delaware piloted a program to introduce middle school students to a career in nursing. A notable percentage of health care workers in the UK are Black and Minority Ethnic (BME). Natalie Ferguson, Ph.D., is the Assistant Director of Nursing at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Alzheimer's disease and related dementia (ADRD) treatment expenditures may triple to $45 billion by 2040. Nurses who identified as Black, American Indian, or Alaska Native reported low levels of satisfaction with their salary. Despite the passage of the Equal Pay Act of 1963, unequal wages in the nursing field continue to be prevalent. Racial and ethnic disparities exist in in vitro fertilization use in the US regardless of state health insurance mandates. Multilevel strategies are needed to address community mental health disparities among young Black men. Sexual minority and racial/ethnic minority women in the US are at increased risk for unintended pregnancy. The findings, published in JAMA Neurology, showed that in Black adults, brain aging is more accelerated starting in midlife. The nationally representative Health and Retirement Study is an essential source of data on dementia and MCI. Race matching refers to aligning the racial identity of the trial recruiter with that of the desired participant. Study participants reported failures and potential solutions for each area of prenatal care delivery. An article published in The Nursing Clinics of North America shows that nurses are in a unique position to help. Anabell Castro Thompson MSN, APRN, NP-C, FAAN, FAANP, is Senior Vice President of Health Equity for Equality Health.