North Carolina Minority Health Advisory Council Meeting

Tuesday, October 8. 10 am – 12 noon

5605 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC (Bldg. 3), Eagle Conference Room (3rd Floor)

Meetings Open to Public

 

Also, The Health Equity Lunch & Learn Series Presents

Beyond Black and White 2: A Discussion on LatinX Health & Engagement in North Carolina

Tuesday, October 8, 12 noon to 1:30 pm in the Eagle Conference Room (3rd Floor) at 5605 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC 27609

RVSP: 919-707-5040 or  ncminorityhealth@dhhs.nc.gov

The NC DHHS Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities proudly presents “Beyond Black and White 2: A Discussion on LatinX Health & En-gagement in North Carolina” as part pf its Health Equity Lunch & Learn series. Panelists from across the state will discuss the structural and social barriers faced by LatinX communities in North Carolina and their work to im-prove access and health outcomes for LatinX residents. The panelists will also provide recommendations on how to effectively engage LatinX communities and in-clude them in the development of interventions.

Office of Rural Health, NC DHHS

Agenda

10:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions. Cornell P. Wright, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities MHAC Members, Attendees

10:05 a.m. Review Minutes

10:10 a.m. DHHS Priorities and Updates. E. Benjamin Money, Deputy Secretary, Health Services, NC DHHS

10:30 a.m. Legislative Updates Hattie Gawande, Government Affairs, NC DHHS

10:40 a.m. Programmatic Updates N.C. Minority Diabetes Prevention Program N.C. Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services Program

10:50 a.m. Justus-Warren Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Task Force Updates. Anna Bess Brown, Division of Public Health, NC DHHS

11:00 a.m. Community Health Worker Initiative Overview. Tish Singletary

11:10 a.m. Community-Engaged Research Project for Black Men. Samuel Baxter, PhD Candidate, Health Policy and Management (UNC Chapel Hill)

11:20 a.m. MHAC Actions and Priorities Council Reflections and Recommendations MHAC Leadership (Chair/Vice Chair Voting).Legislative Priorities, Partnerships/Outreach/Engagement. Announcements/Closing Remarks

Special Invited Agency Representatives Include:

  • AMEXICAN
  • Forsyth County Dept. of Public Health
  • Cabarrus Health Alliance
  • El Centro Hispano
  • Forsyth County Dept. of Social Services
  • Lucent Solutions

Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities 919-707-5040 www.ncminorityhealth.org