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: February 14th

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with us this year by attending February’s CHAT! The subject this month is: The Achievement Gap & Social Determinants of Health, and our speaker is Jaton White of Northside Achievement Zone. White will talk about how health influences the disproportionate gaps we face today.

CHAT Flyer 2/14/2017

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CHAT Dec. 13th: Raising Purchase Age to 21 Years to Prevent Today’s Kids from Becoming Tomorrow’s Tobacco Statistics

Join us Tuesday, December 13th, 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 speakers will be  Anne Yoder and Alex Gits, MD on the topic of why the purchase age for tobacco should be raised to 21.

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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 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?”

boblevy

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.”

Molly

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.