Training Opportunities- July 17, 2015

The Impact of Racism on the Health and Well-Being of the Nation (A four part webinar series)
Naming and Addressing Racism: A Primer
July 21, 2:00pm (EDT)
APHA President Shiriki Kumanyika will discuss how racism is one of the most challenging tools of social stratification we face when trying to improve the health of the public. She also will reflect on the evidence and research needs related to how racism limits our ability to make America the healthiest nation. APHA President-Elect Camara Jones will tell the Gardener’s Tale and present a framework for understanding racism on three levels. This framework is useful for understanding the basis for race-associated differences in health, designing effective interventions to eliminate those differences and engaging in a national conversation.
Upcoming webinars in this series:
Community Violence Well-Being, August 4, 2015, 2 p.m. EDT
Unequal Treatment: Disparities in Access, Quality and Care, August 18, 2015, 2 p.m. EDT
Racism: The Silent Partner in High School Dropout and Health Disparities, September 1, 2015, 2 p.m. EDT

Making Room For Moms: Building Lactation Space and Implementing a Model Policy in State Health Departments
This webinar will highlight state efforts to implement a model policy to support breastfeeding mothers at work, and include advice and photos on how state health departments developed lactation rooms to support their new moms.

Active Transportation and Equity: Key Challenges and Opportunities from the Field
July 21, 2015
1:00-200 p.m. ET
Hosted by the Safe Routes to School National Partnership, this webinar will discuss how equity is being prioritized in the active transportation field. Register for the webinar

Grantees – Please consult with your liaison regarding questions about the appropriateness of attending any training or conference using TPEP or Healthy Communities funds. This list of training opportunities is provided as a resource for grantees and partners but is not an endorsement of any training or conference hosted by an external organization


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