Webinars

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March 03, 2020 3pm EST

Making the Most of the 2020 County Health Rankings Release

How healthy is your county? For more than a decade, County Health Rankings & Roadmaps has shown that where you live matters to how well and how long you live. This March will be the 10th anniversary of the County Health Rankings release, and we want you to be ready to take advantage of the attention and excitement of this year's release. Join us for our March 3rd webinar to explore what’s new in the 2020 County Health Rankings.
January 28, 2020 3pm EST

Why the Census Matters to Health Equity

Every decade the U.S. Census provides an opportunity for residents in every community to be counted. The census is one of the most important datasets in the United States. In fact, much of the data reported in the County Health Rankings snapshots are census-related data. While we often associate the census with congressional representation, census data matter significantly to health equity.
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December 10, 2019 3pm EST

Building a Culture of Health for Latinos: Priorities, Challenges and Success Stories

Nearly 60 million Latinos live in the U.S., with growing populations in every region of the country.  Latinos face significant barriers to accessing the opportunities they need to be healthy. The good news is that community-based organizations (CBOs) are working to improve the health of the Latino communities they serve by strategically addressing the social determinants of health...
November 12, 2019 3pm EST

Advancing Equity: A Racial Equity Journey

Discrimination based on race and ethnicity can negatively affect health across lifetimes and generations. Racial inequities are not random. They have been created and sustained over time by unfair and discriminatory policies and practices at many levels. Inequities will not disappear on their own, but communities have the power to disrupt them.
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September 24, 2019 3pm EDT

RWJF Culture of Health Prize 2020 Call for Applications Informational Webinar

Is your community working at the forefront of advancing health, opportunity, and equity for all? In this webinar hosted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, our staff answered questions about the application process for the RWJF Culture of Health Prize, and explored details of the 2020 RWJF Culture of Health Prize Phase I Application, including the selection criteria and the steps for the online application process.
August 13, 2019 3pm EDT

Improving Health Equity through Rural Economic Development

After decades of economic stagnation in Klamath County, Oregon—a region of about 66,000 people—the Healthy Klamath Coalition came together in 2012 to create a healthier community. Since then, the county has seen an increase in graduation rates and revitalization in parts of their urban center and has taken steps to create more jobs and stronger networks of interconnected social,...
July 16, 2019 3pm EDT

Advancing Health Equity Through Housing Law and Policy

In July we discussed the connection between health and housing, the theme of the 2019 County Health Rankings Key Findings Report. This webinar explored the influence housing laws and policies can have on health in urban and rural communities. Experts from The Network for Public Health Law provided an introduction to public health law and policy, and explained how laws and policies related to...
June 18, 2019 3pm EDT

Creating A Resilient Community

Emerging research reveals that communities experience trauma, or adverse experiences, just as individuals do. Symptoms of adverse community experiences manifest itself in a number of ways, including generational poverty among residents, fractured social networks and distrust, and a crumbling infrastructure with increased crime and violence. This month’s webinar introduced participants to...
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