Updates

Funding Opportunity: COVID-19 Prevention & Mitigation Among Refugee, Immigrant, & Migrant Communities

 May 08, 2021

 

 

The HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis team is excited to share a new funding opportunity for LHDs. I’ve included two blurbs below, which vary in size, depending on how much space you have in your respective newsletters or other dissemination channels. Please disseminate through any appropriate channels, including the Membership Newsletter (Dominic/Scout/John), the various COVID channels (Tori), any Programs team newsletters (IDI, Prep team) relevant to infectious diseases, health equity, or any other relevant topics, and any upcoming NACCHO-wide newsletters (Marcomm). Please let me know if you need any additional information from us to disseminate. Short Blurb Funding Opportunity: COVID-19 Prevention & Mitigation Among Refugee, Immigrant, & Migrant Communities With support from CDC, NACCHO is pleased to announce a funding opportunity (up to $250,000) for local health departments and community-based organizations to partner to rapidly to scale up inn ..

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Webinar: Disrupting Disinformation

 May 08, 2021

 

 

From ASTHO: Disrupting Disinformation Published April 26, 2021 Updated May 3, 2021 In this webinar, technology and communications experts discuss the latest research in disinformation and actions local, state and federal leaders can take to counter the influence and impact of online and off-line disinformation. This webinar is held in partnership with the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), CHDS Alumni Association, International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), and the Naval Postgraduate School Alumni Association and Foundation. Thursday, May 13th at 2:00 PM EDT/11:00 AM PDT https://www.chds.us/c/item/18367 ..

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Webinar: Summer travel and COVID-19: Safety messaging that will inform and motivate

 May 08, 2021

 

 

From ASTHO: Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar: Summer travel and COVID-19: Safety messaging that will inform and motivate Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:00 am Pacific Daylight Time (San Francisco, GMT-07:00) https://trustforamericashealth.webex.com/mw3300/mywebex/default.do?nomenu=true&siteurl=trustforamericashealth&service=6&rnd=0.7868701718124205&main_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftrustforamericashealth.webex.com%2Fec3300%2Feventcenter%2Fevent%2FeventAction.do%3FtheAction%3Ddetail%26%26%26EMK%3D4832534b0000000442220d422d6f0482a1e0aee09edfc1257a651a4d8ca95560bd1e1177088bb9aa%26siteurl%3Dtrustforamericashealth%26confViewID%3D192216646774984886%26encryptTicket%3DSDJTSwAAAASA49pwf_OmY59f6L760Qh5aMLYR9UmccaTKoOIV88ffw2%26  ..

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Webinar: Travel the World in 55 Acres

 May 08, 2021

 

 

From SF Botanical Gardens: https://www.sfbg.org/gardenfeast Travel the World in 55 Acres! Garden Feast Wednesday, May 19, 2021 5:30 - 6:30pm PDT Virtual Event Benefiting the Garden’s education programs and extraordinary global plant collections Keynote (https://www.sfbg.org/gardenfeast) Sponsorships & Tickets (https://sfbg.secure.force.com/donate/?dfId=a0n4P00000QOTOLQA5&) Chairs & Committee (https://www.sfbg.org/gardenfeast) While we won’t be able to feast together at the Garden this year, we look forward to celebrating this annual tradition with you online. This past year has made us long for travel, so we invite you to travel the world in 55 acres at the Garden. Our event starts with an immersive exploration of the Gard ..

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Webinar: Understanding Diversity in STEM

 May 08, 2021

 

 

From SAGE Publications: https://sagepub.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_J_KyQdJAQlKTgHTpx7Rspw Understanding Diversity in STEM While strides have been made for women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in seeking careers in science and engineering, as a recent report from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics shows, the pandemic has exacerbated problems that disadvantage these groups. In this closing event for "Understanding Diversity in STEM: WMPD Day," a panel of social and behavioral scientists will discuss how we can build a more diverse and dynamic STEM workforce by addressing issues like: • What does privilege look like within STEM? How can understanding this in turn support those who don’t share the same privileges? • How has learning become “racialized” and how does this hurt students and scholars of color? • How can institutions build “cultures of growth” to motivate and engage underrepr ..

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Virtual lunchtime presentation on California’s wetlands!

 May 08, 2021

 

 

From Defenders of Wildlife https://support.defenders.org/page/29081/survey/1?utm_medium=email&utm_source=engagingnetworks&utm_campaign=050421_CA_Wetlands&utm_content=050421+CA+Wetlands&ea.url.id=842375 Join us for a virtual lunchtime presentation on California’s wetlands! May is National Wetlands Month - celebrate by joining our California Field Team for a virtual lunchtime presentation about the Golden State’s wetlands! Defenders’ water policy advisor Rachel Zwillinger will share with you the ecological importance of California wetlands, historic wetland loss, and how policies and regulations can help protect iconic species that rely on these critically important habitats. Following this wetlands presentation, we’ll discuss your questions in a Q&A session. You can submit your questions in advance by sending them to MLeFlore@defenders.org, or you can save them to ask during this session. We hope you can join  ..

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Health Promotion Practice showcases the intersection of arts and public health

 May 04, 2021

 

 

From National SOPHE: News Release Health Promotion Practice showcases the intersection of arts and public health Open access supplement features 18 commentaries, full-length articles and calls to action Washington, D.C. - May 4, 2021 - The Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE), in collaboration with the University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine (http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001y3pJXA4N0uA0VoVQXL5yngnun_fwAkUUkfTH6luhFcjjAw2uhJwR7_4D3C8M6oYGsZIvznMXYmZs4pRwiKA2azVb2BDaHQlbXEvrGjx90T5YwzvpOXXNVAUW3w12ZDVzXdYXnHzYLjVLAZeGFBGIubayY1HwvVR6Hw-RqylcXXXB-abEMFcZBH4jn2vhZXokNYgMeYM_Pu0huho-Rf76tg==&c=eoUHEyDXQowKfqxZD4qJ8y1EjZOtpp-_LOJIeEnaemUToGngGUnp7g==&ch=5Cu-wH0N4o-9dCD9zIrf6XxiFJAQk6EcHRq9w0FOFzQdjZes90GDhg==) and ArtPlace America (http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001y3pJXA4N0uA0VoVQXL5yngnun_fwAkUUkfTH6luhFcjjAw2uhJwR7_4D3C8M6oYGsQG_LaZe6c_zEIrVrCSTi1KknN88Z8PqM4NIJu1EYeZkhdTibNMQm ..

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Urban Institute Equity Scholars Program

 May 03, 2021

 

 

https://www.urban.org/urban-institute-equity-scholars?cm_ven=ExactTarget&cm_cat=EXEC_equity+scholars+launch_engaged+academic+stakeholders&cm_pla=All+Subscribers&cm_ite=this+link&cm_ainfo=&&utm_source=urban_EA&&utm_medium=email&&utm_campaign=equity_scholars_launch&&utm_term=EXEC&&utm_content=engaged_academic_stakeholders Urban Institute Equity Scholars About The Urban Institute is kicking off a new effort to grow the field of researchers building evidence to accelerate racial justice and strengthen equity across society. Our Equity Scholars program offers emerging and established scholars the opportunity to deepen their own policy-oriented research on race, equity, and/or structural racism while contributing to equity-focused analyses underway at Urban. Over two years, as members of a cohort, Equity Scholars will develop research to interrogate the effects of structural r ..

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Webinar: Improving Tobacco Cessation with Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Clients

 May 03, 2021

 

 

From UCSF: https://globalmeetwebinar.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1459047&tp_key=04c506e160&sti=100p Improving Tobacco Cessation with Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Clients Smoking Cessation Leadership Center's (https://smokingcessationleadership.ucsf.edu/)live webinar, Improving Tobacco Cessation with Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Clients will be held on Wed, May 19, 2021 2:00 PM EDT. By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to: Examine the basic framework of the tobacco use and treatment measures developed by The Joint Commission and used by CMS. Demonstrate two current perceived needs and organizational barriers for tobacco use treatment and referral after inpatient discharge. Apply two clinical actions that may impact the offering of tobacco use treatment and the referral after inpatient discharge. Examine two effective system change interventions Analyze two recommendations to extend momentum for referral for treatment post psyc ..

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Webinar: Welcome to the Virtual Prevent Cancer Dialogue!

 May 02, 2021

 

 

https://2021preventcancerdialogue.vc.commpartners.com/ Welcome to the Virtual Prevent Cancer Dialogue! The Prevent Cancer Dialogue convenes annual meetings, whether virtual or in-person, on cancer screening and prevention to: Keep the field of cancer screening and prevention stakeholders up to date on research, policy, practice and programs. Disseminate timely and cutting-edge evidence-based information. Provide opportunities for networking with a diversity of professionals around the country and internationally. Participants take the Dialogue back to their communities and workplaces with concrete ways to enhance or expand what they already do to promote prevention practices and appropriate screening. The 2021 Virtual Prevent Cancer Dialogue will explore the themes of innovation and health equity in cancer screening and prevention. Click here (https://www.preventcancer.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021_Dialogue_DRAF ..

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