ACE Dialysis Health
Imperative for Access, Choice, and Equity

The ACE Dialysis Health Imperative for Access, Choice, and Equity is designed to inform African Americans about dialysis options available for those living with kidney disease and how to access the best services locally based on their needs. The project is a partnership between the NAACP, the Alliance for Home Dialysis, and sponsor Baxter International.


During the current phase, NAACP state conferences in Regions I, III and V will receive support to share valuable information with their constituents about preventing and treating kidney disease, including home dialysis therapies.

A series of town halls will take place in NY, PA, CA, and TN.

New York, NY: Saturday, April 27, 2019

10am – 12pm

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem

58 West 129th St

New York, NY 10027


Memphis, TN: Saturday, May 18, 2019

10am – 12pm

Christ Missionary Baptist Church

480-494 South Parkway East

Memphis, TN 38106


Pittsburgh, PA: Saturday, June 1, 2019

10am – 12pm

Jeron X. Grayson Community Center

1852 Enoch Street

Pennsylvania, PA 15219


Riverside, CA: Saturday, June 8, 2019

10am – 12pm

Cesar E. Chavez Community Center

2060 University Blvd

Riverside, CA 92507


Here are some sites to learn more about kidney disease prevention and treatment:

Alliance for Home Dialysis
Baxter International
National Kidney Foundation
American Kidney Fund
Patient-Focused Resources
United States Renal Data System
United States Renal Data System Annual Report
About Chronic Kidney Disease
Kidney Failure Risk Equation
Dialysis Options
Caregiving Research: