Community Health and Advocacy Talks

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


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Next CHAT Oct. 11th: Mass Incarceration, Racial Profiling And The War On Drugs

Join us Tuesday, October 11th, from 6-7pm in North Minneapolis at the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) for another in our monthly series Community Health and Advocacy Talks (CHAT)! This month our featured speaker will be Bob Levy, MD – University of Minnesota, on the topic of mass incarceration, racial profiling and the War on Drugs as he poses the question: “Shouldn’t we acknowledge the challenges failed policy has created in our society?”

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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!

Each CHAT session consists of:

  • 5:30 – 6 pm – light dinner/snacks, meet & greet
  • 6 – 7 pm – presentation & discussion
  • 7-7:30 pm – networking

RSVP recommended (but not required) to chatmpls@gmail.com.


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Next CHAT June 14th: Working With The LGBTQ+ Community In Treatment

Join us Tuesday, June 14th, from 6-7pm in North Minneapolis at the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) for another in our monthly series CommunityHealth and AdvocacyTalks (CHAT)! This month our guest speaker will be Molly Gilbert from the Pride Institute on the topic “Considerations in working with the LGBTQ+ community in treatment.”

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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!

Each CHAT session consists of:

  • 5:30 – 6 pm – light dinner/snacks, meet & greet
  • 6 – 7 pm – presentation & discussion
  • 7-7:30 pm – networking

RSVP recommended (but not required) to chatmpls@gmail.com.


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Next CHAT May 10th: Health And Homelessness – Partnering For Care

Join us Tuesday, May 10th, from 6-7pm in North Minneapolis at the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) for another in our monthly series CommunityHealth and AdvocacyTalks (CHAT)! This month our guest speakers will be Rosemary Fister and Rachel Bean, and they will be presenting on the topic: “Health and Homelessness: Partnering for Care.”

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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!

Each CHAT session consists of:

  • 5:30 – 6 pm – light dinner/snacks, meet & greet
  • 6 – 7 pm – presentation & discussion
  • 7-7:30 pm – networking

RSVP recommended (but not required) to chatmpls@gmail.com.


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Next CHAT April 12th: Avoiding Unintended Biases In Healthcare

Join us Tuesday, April 12th, at 5:30pm in North Minneapolis at the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) for another in our monthly series Community Health and AdvocacyTalks (CHAT)! This month Michelle Van Ryn, PhD, Professor of Health Services Research in the Mayo Health System, will be presenting on “Avoiding Unintended Biases: Strategies for Providing More Equitable Care.”

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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!

Each CHAT session consists of:

  • 5:30 – 6 pm – light dinner/snacks, meet & greet
  • 6 – 7 pm – presentation & discussion
  • 7-7:30 pm – networking

RSVP recommended (but not required) to chatmpls@gmail.com.

 


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Next CHAT March 8th: On Health Disparities

Join us Tuesday, March 8th, at 5:30pm in North Minneapolis at the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) for another in our monthly series Community Health andAdvocacyTalks (CHAT). This month our guest presenters, Charles R. Rogers, PhD, CHES and Jessica Obidike, BA, will be leading a discussion on health disparities: “Saving Our Selves from the Disease No One Has to Die From.”

If you can’t make it in person, listen live to the session on 88.9 KMOJ!

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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!

Each CHAT session consists of:

  • 5:30 – 6 pm – light dinner/snacks, meet & greet
  • 6 – 7 pm – presentation & discussion
  • 7-7:30 pm – networking

RSVP recommended (but not required) to chatmpls@gmail.com.


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Next CHAT Feb. 9th: “Caring for Victims of Child Abuse”

Join us Tuesday, February 9th, at 5:30pm in North Minneapolis at the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) for another in our monthly series Community Health and AdvocacyTalks (CHAT). We’re back this month with an informative presentation and lively discussion – this time on the topic “Caring for Victims of Child Abuse and Implications of the Adverse Childhood Events Study in Practice.” Our guest speakers this month will be Nancy Seger, LGSW – Forensic Services Director at Corner House, and Mani Mokalla, MD – a specialist in pediatrics at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of MN.

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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!

Each CHAT session consists of:

  • 5:30 – 6 pm – light dinner/snacks, meet & greet
  • 6 – 7 pm – presentation & discussion
  • 7-7:30 pm – networking

RSVP recommended (but not required) to chatmpls@gmail.com.

 


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Next CHAT January 12th: “Short Term 12”

Join us Tuesday, January 12th, at 5:30pm in North Minneapolis at the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) for another in our monthly series Community Health and Advocacy Talks (CHAT). As has been tradition for the past couple of years, our January CHAT will entail viewing and discussion of a film: this month we’ll be focusing on the film “Short Term 12.”

Come be part of a robust discussion on the challenges in working with at-risk teens!

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!

Each CHAT session consists of:

  • 5:30 – 6 pm – light dinner/snacks, meet & greet
  • 6 – 7 pm – presentation
  • 7-7:30 pm – networking

RSVP recommended (but not required) to chatmpls@gmail.com.


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Next CHAT Dec. 8: Presentations Of Sexual Exploitation In The Community

Join us Tuesday, December 8th, in North Minneapolis at the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) for another in our monthly series Community Health and Advocacy Talks (CHAT). Our presenters for the evening will be Kelly Hall, a juvenile probation officer in Minneapolis, and Laurel Edinburgh, APRN, CNP, from the Midwest Children’s Resource Center, on the topic of sexual exploitation in our communities.

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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!

Each CHAT session consists of:

  • 5:30 – 6 pm – light dinner/snacks, meet & greet
  • 6 – 7 pm – presentation
  • 7-7:30 pm – networking

RSVP recommended (but not required) to chatmpls@gmail.com.

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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Storify Recap Of November’s CHAT: Critical Conversations On Early Childhood Development

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Attendees to our November CHAT event participated in a robust and collaborative Critical Conversation on action items for the state of Minnesota to take on early childhood development, sparked by the documentary airing on PBS: The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation. This Critical Conversation event was a partnership of 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.

If you couldn’t make it – check out the Storify of the evening’s proceedings!

 

 


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

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.