Tackling Poverty In Rural Communities

Imagine a community where every person can decide who they want to be “when they grow up”…a chef, doctor, electrician, entrepreneur, homemaker, lawyer?  What would it look like if every child had self-determination? Join us to hear how Weber County, UT is working together on an Intergenerational Poverty Initiative to influence policy and programming to create a community where all children have self-determination.  Learn about their systems change focused approach based on what they've determined are the four pillars of self-determination: Health and Well-Being, Access, Resiliency and Dignity through mentors and role models.

 

 

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Identifying Equitable Solutions with What Works for Health

August 26, 2021
In this 30-minute webinar, we will introduce you to What Works for Health's features, demonstrate how to identify strategies that align with your community priorities and address health disparities. We'll also share how health departments are using WWFH to support their strategic planning.

Community Health Workers' Role in Advancing Equity

August 24, 2021
Community Health Workers (CHWs) are taking a larger role in patient-centered care and community health. Yet, questions remain around the scope of their work, licensure requirements, and available funding sources to build a capable workforce. In this webinar, we will clarify their work and explore their role in advancing equity.