Webinars

August 13, 2020 3pm EDT

Responding to Crisis in the Latino Population with an Equity Lens

During this webinar, we will be joined by UnidosUS and Esperanza Health Center, a local UnidosUS affiliate serving the Chicago area, to discuss how COVID-19 is placing an even brighter spotlight on many existing disparities experienced by Latino communities.
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July 21, 2020 3pm EDT

US COVID Atlas: Exploring Data to Move to Action

As the COVID-19 pandemic has gripped the nation, an endless stream of data has flooded our inboxes, news outlets, and social media. But as communities navigate the crisis, response, and recovery, it’s more crucial than ever to connect this data with our own community contexts.
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June 25, 2020 3pm EDT

COVID-19: Disproportionate Impact on Black Communities

We know that before this pandemic arrived, not everyone had the same opportunity to live a long and healthy life. The COVID-19 crisis has clearly demonstrated these realities, as communities of color are experiencing a disproportionately high number of confirmed cases and rate of death from the virus.
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November 20, 2018 3pm EST

Partnering with Community

For decades, Allen County, Kansas saw the population and economic fabric of their county decline. But despite the shift, the 13,000 residents of this rural county in the southeastern region of the state, have been experiencing a watershed moment. Community members and leaders have banded together to foster a sense of belonging and create a shared vision—everything from improving the collective...
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November 12, 2013 3pm EST

Rallying Partners: Leveraging the Mobilizing Power of United Ways

United Way Worldwide’s (UWW) mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities, making them natural leaders in bringing together diverse sectors to address the factors that we know play a key role in determining how healthy people are and how long they live. United Way Toledo is one of ten local United Way organizations tapped to integrate United Ways’...
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September 10, 2013 3pm EDT

Advancing Health in Communities Through Building Successful Partnerships with Business

Economic health—employment and income—is a key determinant of the health of a community, and the business sector is a critical partner in that equation. This webinar, featuring guest speaker Cara McNulty, Senior Group Manager-Prevention and Wellness at Target Corporation, will focus on how local community health leaders can work with businesses to advance health improvement efforts.
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August 20, 2013 3pm EDT

Partnering with Education: Next Generation Thinking

If we’re truly going to make a long term impact on the health of our communities, we’ll need to address social and economic factors, and education is a critical element. Research shows that educational attainment is one of the strongest predictors of individual and community health. Education levels influence income potential and job type, access to healthy food and health care...
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June 11, 2013 3pm EDT

Public Health's Special Role in Building Partnerships

Public health, as a neutral, respected, knowledgeable party, has a special role to play when it comes to bringing partners together. However, this is a somewhat new paradigm. What is public health's role today and how is it different than before? How can public health engage diverse partners and community leaders in health improvement work? What role does public health play in sustaining...
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