February 2022 Monthly Update Call
March 2022 Monthly Update Call
April 2022 Monthly Update Call
May 2022 Monthly Update Call
February 2022 STLO: BRIC Monthly Webinar “Advancing Food and Nutrition Security through Community Engagement”(Recording not available)
Rising rates of food and nutrition insecurity across the United States, exacerbated by two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, are impacting many communities. Please join Social Innovation and Universal Opportunity Lab as they discuss the root and systemic causes of food and nutrition security, and explore the process of using community engagement as a path forward in building resilience, especially in communities most impacted. They will share guidance on community engagement strategies and SOUL LAB’s Streetwyze platform that can be used to document community member experience. The speaker is Dr. Antwi Akom, Director of the Social Innovation and Universal Opportunity Lab, a joint research lab at University of California San Francisco and San Francisco State University
March 2022 STLO: “SPINE State Action Plan Peer Share and Working Session”
During this session, SPINE states will get an overview of all State Actions Plans and have the opportunity to break into small groups to dive deeper into their SAPs. States will engage in peer sharing on equitable food and nutrition security strategies/activities as well as solicit feedback on their respective SAPs as they work to submit their final plan.
April 2022 STLO: “Foundations of Health Equity”
During this webinar, participants will learn about the importance of undoing thoughts and beliefs that promote power imbalances in health equity efforts, as well as further connect the dots between racial justice, indigenous sovereignty, and food and nutrition security. Participants will also engage in peer sharing and gain ideas on how to apply health equity into their existing state projects.
May 2022 Peer Exchange: “Best Practices for Addressing Equitable Food and Nutrition Security with Historically Marginalized Groups”
During this session, SPINE states, and other programs within NACDD’s Center for Advancing Healthy Communities will be invited to share about their best practices for working with historically marginalized groups that are often overlooked and not included in equitable food and nutrition security discussions. SPINE states will also have the opportunity to ask questions and share what has been working well for them.
NACCD General Member Webinar, February 2022
During the February 10 webinar, Zunera Mirza, MPH, discussed recommended communication standards to increase inclusivity and acknowledgment of the way words matter and Jana Scoville, MBA, shared the many free health communication resources available at CDC’s State and Community Health Media Center. Vivian Lashley-Bibbs, MPH, NACDD Health Equity Steering Committee and President of the National Association of State Offices of Minority Health (NASOMH) led a panel discussion with Stacey Evans, Communications Specialist, NACDD, and further addressed equity-focused communication strategies.
NACCD’s REDI Alliance Special Screening, February 2022
Loki Mulholland’s film, “The Uncomfortable Truth” is a comprehensive and insightful exploration of the origins and history of racism in America told through a very personal and honest story. Following the live screening, we will have a moderated Q&A session with Mulholland and NACDD Senior Director of Health Equity Robyn Taylor.
BRIC Monthly Webinar, April 2022
The session focused on examples of what health disparities can look like for 2 specific communities: people with disabilities and the LGBTQIA community. Antonio Cortes, PhD, kicked us off by providing critical definitions of diversity, equity, and inclusion, health disparities while sharing a framework illustrating the different dimension of diversity. Participants broke into small groups to discuss challenges, community engagement, advocacy, partnership and strategies to serve these populations.