On December 8-10, 2020, the National Academy of Medicine Culture of Health Program will host a public meeting to discuss barriers, models, and opportunities to using community knowledge and strength to drive health equity policy and research.
The objectives of this meeting are to:
- Examine and understand the current landscape for community-driven efforts to advance health equity, especially in communities most affected by inequity (Black/African American, Latinx, and Indigenous populations), and center the voices of the young people in those communities.
- Identify and discuss the barriers and gaps experienced by communities and organizations supporting communities working to advance health equity.
- Examine promising models of community-driven efforts to change or enact policy that advances health equity, and identify strategies to address root causes of inequity that can inform the work of other communities.
- Identify the priorities for community-driven efforts to advance health equity, and opportunities to use community knowledge, strengths, and resiliency to inform the way forward, especially in a world affected by COVID-19 and increased calls for racial equity.
Register to join any day(s) of this free webinar:
- December 8, 2020 | 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm ET
- December 9, 2020 | 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm ET
- December 10, 2020 | 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm ET
The National Academy of Medicine’s Culture of Health Program, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is a multiyear collaborative effort to identify strategies to create and sustain conditions that support equitable good health for everyone in America. Since launching, the program released four consensus studies, held a nationwide community art project and an art project inspired by young leaders, developed a community documentary series, created a model for communities to develop targeted strategies to promote health equity locally, and traveled the country to learn how communities are promoting health equity on the ground. Learn more >>