Conferences: Sustainablility  | Essential Inclusion

Essential Inclusion of Cultural Diversity in Community Health Assessment

On June 3 -4, 2009  the Arkansas Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) cooperative effort known as the Arkansas Assessment Initiative in concert with Hometown Health Improvement coordinated a workshop at the Little Rock Crowne Plaza Hotel.  The workshop; entitled “Essential Inclusion of Cultural Diversity in Community Health Assessment” focused on the assessment and empowerment of diverse cultures and minority populations.  Those in attendance included community coalition members, ADH personnel and key leaders involved in securing and maintaining the health of Arkansans.  The two day workshop included poster presentations, internationally renowned speakers and motivational physical activity segments.  Overall the workshop was a success and left attendees with a wealth of knowledge to enable assessment connections with all segments of Arkansas diverse communities.

Arkansas Assessment Initiative
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Assessment Initiative
Challenges Encountered Reaching the Marshallese in Arkansas
Data Mining - To Help Focus your Community Health Efforts
Health Care Language Literacy 
Interaction | Analysing Definitions and Values
Keeping Your Hometown Healthy
Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
Black Male -  Why the Mid South Cannot Afford to Ignore the Disparities Facing Its Black Men and Boys
Momentum - Sustaining Efforts to Improve Life Outcomes Among African-American Males
Why We Can’t Wait - A Case for Philanthropic Action: Opportunities for Improving Life Outcomes for African-American Males
Empowerment Evaluation