The Practical Playbook and the de Beaumont Foundation: New Voices Essay Contest

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-12-12

The Practical Playbook and the de Beaumont Foundation have announced a New Voices Essay Contest for students and recent graduates from health-related training programs to share their perspectives. The winning essays will be published in the second printed version of the Practical Playbook. The focus of this second edition is on the “how” of public health- health care integration. Submitted essays should address the following questions in 750 words or less:

RWJF 2018 Culture of Health Prize Call for Applications

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-08-15

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has announced a call for application for its 2018 Culture of Health Prize. The deadline for applications is November 3rd. This annual award is a competition honoring communities that “have placed a priority on health and are creating powerful partnerships and deep commitments to provide everyone with the opportunity to live well.” Winning communities will receive $25,000 and have the opportunity to share their story and lessons learned with the country.

The Harkin Institute Wellness Initiative

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-08-15

The Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement at Drake University is in the process of creating a report to highlight wellness and nutrition initiatives and programs. With plans to share this report with people, communities, businesses, and legislators The Harkin Institute hopes that these programs will aid other groups in implementing their own wellness and nutrition programs within their communities and organizations.

APHA 2017 Preconference Workshop

Published Date: 
Thu, 2017-06-29

APHA has announced a day-long workshop on how to evaluate public health programs given by Michael Kogan from HRSA and Mary Beth Zeni at Ursuline College. This workshop will be before the APHA conference on Saturday, November 4th from 9:00am-5:00pm. It has a Pre-Conference LI Fee of $300 and will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center. 

To learn more about the workshop, visit the APHA website.

Opportunity: Applications Open For Safe Streets Academy

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-06-26

Applications are now being accepted for the National Complete Streets Coalition's first-ever Safe Streets Academy, a pr

Mountain States RHEC’s Native American Cultural Competency Webinar Series

Published Date: 
Wed, 2017-04-12

The Mountain States Regional Health Equity Council (RHEC) is hosting a webinar training series covering the history of tribes and treaties, utilization of the National Standards of Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS), the impact of cultural needs assessments, and cultural sensitivity when working with tribal communities. With a goal of ending health disparities in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Utah, a large priority is placed on providing education and awareness of cultural and linguistic competency within the region.

Call for Public Comments: Draft School Health Educator Preparation Standards

Published Date: 
Thu, 2017-03-02

The Society for Public Health Education has issued a Call for Public Comments on Draft School Health Educator Preparation Standards. These preparation standards are intended to serve as expectations for individuals graduating from a college or university prepared to teach health education at the K-12 level(s).  The deadline for comments is March 15th

To review the current standards and add comments view the survey here.

Training Opportunity: An Introductory Video On Where to Find MCH Resources

Published Date: 
Wed, 2017-02-08

The National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health (NCEMCH) has released a video, Where to Find MCH Resources: An Introduction by John Richards & Keisha Watson. This 20 minute overview proposes the need for, along with sources of, public health information for the MCH workforce. This training opportunity was originally developed for the CityLEADERS project here at CityMatCH. 


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