Filter the events calendar with the categories and tags tabs below! We understand the importance of supporting community residents and leaders in gaining the skills to be well-informed and successful advocates for systemic change. To encourage diverse representation at workshops and trainings, we offer scholarships and daily stipends to our resident members. To learn more, please go to Scholarships & Grants
Moving Beyond Diversity to Inclusion
How do organizations create an environment where people feel they can actively participate, and where their contributions are respected and valued? This workshop is about taking that next step toward moving beyond the individualism of diversity to the systemic and cultural change needed to build inclusive organizations.
On October 22-23, 2018, Community Action leaders from Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island will come together at the Mohegan Sun Earth Expo & Convention Center in Uncasville, CT for the annual Southern New England Community Action Conference. This year’s conference focus areas are Management & Organizational Leadership, Social Determinants of Health, Performance Management, Board Governance, and Poverty Trends & Advocacy. A host of engaging workshop presenters and plenary speakers will join us for this exciting event.
ASTHO defines Health in All Policies (HiAP) as “a collaborative approach that integrates and articulates health considerations into policymaking across sectors, and at all levels, to improve the health outcomes of all communities and people.” In this training, participants will receive a basic framework for Health in All Policies, including the seven key questions for implementing HiAP. Participants will explore how partners in various sectors can collaborate to create policy or systems change and will examine their role to help make change happen at the local level. Through a case study, participants will be provided guidance on how to frame local policies issues for public suppor
On October 24, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Eastern, webinar presenters will bring attention to factors that influence diversity and inclusion efforts on campuses, including models in schools and programs of public health. Speakers will present strategies and promising practices to promote a culture of inclusion and advance a diverse student and faculty pipeline.
This is a monthly series focused on learning about all the aspects of trauma and how we can connect with and claim healing wisdom. Current mental health understanding for trauma recovery will be presented along with how the healing process is essentially a spiritual one. Dinner will be provided and the evening will continue with a presentation and time for discussion and sharing. Child care is provided.
ASPPH will hold a special webinar on Friday, October 26 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET, to provide current information about the status and implications of the Trump Administration’s migration and immigration policy changes and their impact on migrant families. The session also will focus on what schools, programs, faculty, and students can do to have their voices heard on immigration and migrant issues, as well as what individuals they can do locally to help affected children and families.
On Saturday, October 27, join with others who are committed to racial justice, equity, and inclusion at the Anti-Racism Organizing in the Suburbs (AROS) MetroWest symposium. Gain knowledge about structural racism, share strategies about anti-racist campaigns, and strengthen local anti-racism organizing efforts.
- Conduct an assessment & resident interview
- Develop strategies for assessing health-related hazards in a home
- Conduct an onsite inspection
- Develop a comprehensive action plan
- Identify responsible parties, estimating costs, the bid process, communicating with residents, managing quality control and keeping records