Webinars

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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.
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...
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...
May 21, 2019 3pm EDT

Housing as a Foundation for Good Health

The 2019 County Health Rankings take a closer look at how a secure, affordable home is a critical foundation for good health. In this webinar we explored the connection between housing and health and how where we live affects how well and how long we live. Sarah Norman, Director of Healthy Homes & Communities with NeighborWorks America, highlighted the ways in which partnerships among...
March 12, 2019 3pm EDT

One Community's Path to Creating Healthy and Equitable Opportunities

Many factors influence health outcomes, such as health behaviors, access to clinical care, physical environments, and social and economic opportunities. We often think of these as broad drivers of health—meaning the kinds of things that happen outside of our doctor’s office that contribute to the ways in which we can be healthy. It is important for everyone in our communities to have access to...
January 29, 2019 3pm EST

Policies & Programs to Help Build a Culture of Health

Building Culture of Health involves comprehensive strategies to address the many things that contribute to health, opportunity, and equity in communities. In Vicksburg, MS and Buncombe County, NC -- two communities that have been recognized with a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize -- leaders and residents have implemented a broad range of policies and programs to...