Resource: Resource Persons Network
U.S. Office of Minority Health
Free technical assistance from volunteers through the U.S. Office of Minority Health for organizations serving minority populations.
Resource: Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Outlines DHHS goals and actions for reducing racial and ethnic health disparities in the U.S.It is aligned with the Affordable Care Act, Healthy People 2020, the First Lady’s Let’s Move initiative and the President’s National HIV/AIDS Strategy.
Funding Opportunity: Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program
U.S. Health Resource & Services Administration
To increase the number of innovative community-initiated programs that promote access to health care for children, youth and their families nationwide, and employ preventive health strategies. Due Sept 21, 2012.
Resource: Health Equity Resource Toolkit for State Practitioners Addressing Obesity Disparities
CDC Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity
Toolkit to increase capacity of state health departments and communities to implement responses to obesity, with a focus on health disparities and achieving health equity.
Event: International Conference on Health Issues in Arab Communities
Presented by: ACCESS Community Health & Research Center
Audience: Clinicians, public health professionals, community advocates
Scientific forum to prevent disease, reduce health disparities, and promote wellness in the Arab community at large.
Oct 16-17, 2012, Dearborn, MI
Resource: Toolkit for Community Action
National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities and U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Office of Minority Health
This toolkit includes descriptions of health disparities and their causes, tools for policy change, and action steps to end health disparities.