Community Health and Advocacy Talks

Engaging a Community in the Social Determinants of Health, sponsored by the UMN North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program

Next CHAT Nov. 10th: A UROC Critical Conversation On Strong Starts For Minnesota Children!

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For our November CHAT event, we will be partnering with the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center, the University of Minnesota School of Public Health’s Health Equity Work Group and Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health; and the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Program in Health Disparities Research.

Please join us at 5:30pm Tuesday, November 10th, along with policy makers, practitioners and early childhood education experts and advocates for a UROC Critical Conversation on how a strong start for all Minnesota children can lead to a healthier, prosperous and more equitable state. The interactive event will feature a screening of episode two of the new documentary series The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation, airing nationwide on public television stations this fall.

The Raising of America Trailer (11 min) from California Newsreel on Vimeo.

Afterward, University of Minnesota researchers and state policy makers will lead a discussion on the wide range of quality in child development services and the role government should play in setting standards and ensuring access for all. Comments and ideas from the conversation will be submitted to Governor Dayton’s Children’s Cabinet.

PLEASE NOTE: for this event we NEED RSVPs as seating is limited, so please use this link to register!

CHAT is a monthly series of talks on matters important in health and healthcare delivery, presented by the University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program. CHATs are open to the public and held in the evenings on the second Tuesday of every month at the UROC (Urban Research and Outreach Center) – 2001 North Plymouth Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55411. If you’re concerned about public health and the social determinants of health – please join us!

Can’t attend in person but want to follow live-tweeting of the presentation or join the conversion? Follow @chatmpls or the #chatmpls hashtag on Twitter and chime in!

We also welcome suggestions for topics and speakers – email chatmpls@gmail.com with your ideas.

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