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SOPHE Conference -Chapter Member Discount!

 Dec 13, 2017

 

 

SOPHE2018ConferenceRegistration is now OPEN! http://my.sophe.org/Events-CE/2018-Conference-Registration In an effort to honorSOPHEChapter involvement, national SOPHE has set up a way for those individuals who are local Chapter members butnota national SOPHE member to get a discount off the non-member registration price for the SOPHE annual conference. This is only for professional members, not for students, as the student rates are not much different. If interested --please email info@ncsophe.org for details! Cheers, RMR ..

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Healing Justice: Film Screening

 Dec 13, 2017

 

 

From the director of Cracking the Codes: the System of Racial Inequity comes a new film that asks America to talk about the causes and consequences of our current system of justice. Designed for dialogue, Healing Justice addresses the youth-to-prison pipeline, the need for comprehensive criminal justice reform, and highlights the importance of healing methodologies such as restorative justice. Join director and producer, Dr. Shakti Butler, for a screening of Healing Justice and a facilitated conversation on Friday, January 12th, 2018 from 1-3:30pm at the California Endowment building (2000 Franklin) in Oakland. The September premiere was sold out at 650. Get your tickets to this FREE SCREENING today! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/healing-justice-screening-a-film-by-shakti-butler-january-12-2018-tickets-40107529701?utm_campaign=Film%20Sales&utm_medium=email&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_KOTchNYqpjUTLHNPzLUhHaTD43qsEgJ94_foprbkeKX-PFJi ..

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SOPHE Webinar: Advocacy and ESSA: Why Every Voice Matters

 Dec 12, 2017

 

 

Advocacy and ESSA: Why Every Voice Matters (http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=0014sUW3AFTupmXbmHax0E0CjT9_BBwuHvkq3Y4X44Z2LFtxcBr8hr2vjgtAit8rtqyyaZU5Ly7tTkAhtGENuysxR7LxCeAufLEaU-eSNUL3wBb2rVQeoYkwfbNdxmKZm6fqzdaYxPPdcJUFkfLqrTkVb4S1Dnya63Cal_TiOz_6UVhI_NhKAI04KXYO5BspWygylseQUq4lZ8=&c=s3kGwuvHboaCAz8S7yeosGp3x4AINyguTYha20E4J87KutudhEyZJw==&ch=xGONoxvZmcK1ILEfneT8v6t-DPtqc0jf3nhZebzDAU36VGHo_2pHWw==) New time! Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EST In this webinar, participants will learn about resources and tools for youth advocacy implementation at the federal, state and local level. Discover how various national organizations are working to capitalize on ESSA but need your help in continuing to communicate to build awareness for the impact that quality school health programs have on student success in school. https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=onxvrmjftfta&campaign=4kdi8ojtwjo4  ..

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SOPHE Webinar: ​ Programming to Publishing: Dissemination of Success

 Dec 12, 2017

 

 

Programming to Publishing: Dissemination of Success (http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=0014sUW3AFTupmXbmHax0E0CjT9_BBwuHvkq3Y4X44Z2LFtxcBr8hr2vv-1GV6SDa0aSu5p7o6UrRcSoOPPijuW9WKWFvLU-9E4tX-caXJ_YEZWKu5RmgT_v4bF5pHqAsFwgFkKV-GVPc5QWeJbZQBfFOhcvV2O4dSglRXlVSjf0K1pmkC4xTxlLwDpGKAWu6YvBXvvqBBFx4U=&c=s3kGwuvHboaCAz8S7yeosGp3x4AINyguTYha20E4J87KutudhEyZJw==&ch=xGONoxvZmcK1ILEfneT8v6t-DPtqc0jf3nhZebzDAU36VGHo_2pHWw==) Tuesday, December 19, 2017 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST In this webinar, participants will learn how to take program implementation and turn it into practice-based research. https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=k5tmdsav2x8b&campaign=3dkavyssltvs ..

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ACTION ALERT--Tax Bill

 Dec 12, 2017

 

 

ACTION ALERT Conference committee on tax bill to meetWednesday Contact appointed conferees via email, social media and phone lines to oppose tax legislation that increases premiums and costs millions of Americans their health insurance December 12, 2017 According to reports, the conference committee will be meetingon Wednesdayto hammer out a final piece of tax reform legislation. Recently, Senate appointments were announced to complete the list of known conferees. Moving at lightning speed, a final vote on the combined legislation is expected as early asDecember 18th. The public health implications of this tax bill are numerous, and all are dire for our nation's health. The recently passed Senate legislation, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001Mxp-JVh322tTnnYLjB33wRqigqfK-yUaSWvwakQWHYGXNaQSXNDqCdMBIecHh9AkTDrlKs52j7WHAiYlZjUPfKppJI6dr_SMrDa7O7XZHFdRqkBLeWqMTxxJ60YJ92g6gZ-fTkgBB13NspgFZaXX5WalDVM5LcawXHQo6k ..

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ACTION ALERT-From SOPHE Headquarters

 Dec 07, 2017

 

 

ACTION ALERT House votes to move tax bill to conference committee Contact appointed conferees via social media and phone lines to oppose tax legislation that repeals provisions of the Affordable Care Act December 5, 2017 EarlySaturday morning, the Senate passed tax legislation that will have dire consequences for the nation's health. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001w-JeAukSJBO7uQmsTsR_px1XrBFoVp86c4eHQZiR5QL2r-IfcD6KiJaCrCSoy8eapSqAuEZfgccxsHBagHaj2QVNFo4p5nU5dJbHLTxmV58EqQbwIGo20yxoaTDuIOkjMACGPsorJkLpwxG2NqyKpzZZdZQzBNXscDvaGgmuBaaVJ2lx1IG28MY6ghNvyM2jpN6nYo59oGc8M0UcxErXxhtLxFyMDgfkepG5Z0EUL1wkPRuzfCBxw3UiM_P8UkbLtB8_Y_U6RIKaSXWciOIGLQ==&c=sY4hzgHHcNAlp7ynMMFzcqhqE5hhovI5Lhy5aFWHRUpH8fhbm0VtLQ==&ch=xvJR-Y3kBIovetcP9Sd9u-rv7x4UKia3P7SqXwpc6I4lgyH1xY4iQg==) eliminates the individual mandate, which would cause health insurance premiums to increase and leave 13 million more Americans without health insura ..

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SOPHE Conference Discount for NON-SOPHE but Chapter Members

 Dec 02, 2017

 

 

SOPHE 2018 Conference Registration is now OPEN! http://my.sophe.org/Events-CE/2018-Conference-Registration In an effort to honor SOPHE Chapter involvement, national SOPHE has set up a way for those individuals who are local Chapter members but not a national SOPHE member to get a discount off the non-member registration price for the SOPHE annual conference. This is only for professional members, not for students, as the student rates are not much different. The special promotion code for 2018 conference registration is: 18ACCHAPT This code should be entered at the end of the registration process – when you get to your Shopping Cart. There is a field calledPROMO CODE. We encourage you to pass this on to your chapter members – encouraging them to attend the national conference next spring in Columbus! Please note that the national SOPHE office will encourage anyone who wants this code to go to their chapter leadership. This way you can  ..

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APHA Webinar: Climate Changes Health

 Dec 01, 2017

 

 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfpeMRtFAzBHOPV8A8beGB8iGdLpGD8g6Kw3N45fLHpp6bVeg/viewform Climate Changes Health: Extreme Weather, Vulnerable Populations, and the Many Benefits of Taking Action When:December 7, 2017, 3:00p.m. - 4:30p.m. ESTWhere: American Public Health Association, Washington, DC (live webcast also available) For too long, climate change communication has been framed as a wildlife conservation issue concerning polar bears and ice caps. But what about its impact on people, particularly on communities that are socially isolated but on the front lines of climate change? When it comes to extreme weather events, we are all in the same boat together, just not all on the same deck. Some people are disproportionately affected. In addition to saving lives and improving health, what other benefits happen when we shift our focus? Join us for a workshop and refreshments next Thursday, December 7, 2017, 3:00p.m. - 4:30p.m. ESTas  ..

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ACTION ALERT-SOPHE HEADQUARTERS

 Dec 01, 2017

 

 

ACTION ALERT Senate motions to proceed on tax bill to bring debate to Senate floor Call your Senators and Representatives to oppose the tax bill that will result in millions uninsured and unable to afford care November 30, 2017 Yesterday, the Senate passed a motion to proceed on tax legislation which threatens public health and is expected to increase health insurance premiums and leave millions uninsured. A vote on this legislation is expected this week. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001o7zLJhpqk52sYWJMdqhizbPQp2FomRSn8HWMDn1dXPkcPqehu3ZZzqHF6nMwcURzG7ftopZFjzd--U5rikxewXRc-COaQ5noUnLFRRc29u7q9jd4if3WYKh9TLtPVSrtF-UxC17uE1EDK15VJcsczyYUve1nIkIsOvjQ7mU61raLvpDtNMG4oncg3BqvIaLtafpnJU9omf8FooYajOlOjKoYloBvwQZQ8qNE42DtgLYO6-xbGivC7ZzCvhroUsTxGnNl816PKyzZZM9H42jgmw==&c=2zetUuQOcq1JlBl3tO5ZHtD3fZinYtJ7_nPZTzUssEOXfZ9l60IHTg==&ch=ELSS2j0BGqqT7nb_cBgCNpDGE_stjsUnTjKmoQ_anLvZGsQ3VN70sg==) includes a repeal ..

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SOPHE Webinar: Active Learning Strategies for Teaching Public Health to First Generation College Students

 Nov 27, 2017

 

 

Active Learning Strategies for Teaching Public Health to First Generation College Students Participants will learn how to address the learning needs of first-generation college students in the classroom while engaging in active learning techniques. These practices have been used to facilitate learning at an institution with a high percentage of first-generation college students (over 60%). The webinar will include a walk through of course design for an undergraduate health policy course. In this course, students apply classroom concepts while exploring how state and federal health policy issues impact local Congressional districts of their choice and develop video resources to educate and empower community members. The instructor will share how transparent design and scaffolding of assignments helped to ensure clarity, focus, and engaged learning over the course of the semester, using tools available on most learning management systems.  ..

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