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: July 10th

Join us on Tuesday, July 10th to watch the Academy Award-nominated documentary Heroin(e). The film investigates the opioid crisis in a city in West Virginia with an overdose rate 10x the national average.


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Next CHAT – Tuesday June 10th: “Minneapolis Blueprint for Action to Prevent Youth Violence”

Join us Tuesday June 10th at 5:30pm for the next CHAT (Community Health and Advocacy Talks) presented by Sasha Cotton,  Youth Violence Prevention Coordinator for the City of Minneapolis.


“Minneapolis Blueprint for Action to Prevent Youth Violence”

Ms. Cotton serves as a liaison between the City and the community as it relates to youth violence and helps to improve communication between city officials, community organizations and all citizens concerned with youth violence.

CHAT presentations are open to the public and held in the evenings on the second Tuesday of every month at UROC (Urban Research and Outreach Center) 2001 North Plymouth Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55411.

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

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