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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Storify Recap Of July’s CHAT: “On Immigrant Experience of Healthcare in Minneapolis”

Thanks to everyone who came out for July’s CHAT presentation, and special thanks to Minneapolis Ward 5 City Councilman Blong Yang for sharing his and his family’s experience as immigrants.

If you couldn’t be there in person – check out the Storify recap of July’s CHAT presentation!


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Next CHAT July 14th – On Immigrant Experience Of Healthcare In Minneapolis With Councilman Blong Yang

Join us Tuesday, July 14th for the next CHAT (Community Health and Advocacy Talks): “Immigrant experience in Minneapolis – Barriers to Health and Healthcare” with special guest presenter Blong Yang, Minneapolis City Council representative for Ward 5 in North Minneapolis.


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

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 with your ideas.