Conferences, webinars, trainings, and more

Health Equity and the Social Determinants of Health

Tuesday November 2, 2021

Hosted by the Multi-Ethnic Collaborative of Community Agencies

Join us for Episode 2 of the Health Equity Learning Series on November 2 at 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET, to explore health equity through a social ecological framework and understand the impact that social determinants of health have on health outcomes. The speakers will also discuss how individuals and systems can be affected within their respective ecosystems through micro and macro coalitions.

ChangeLab Solutions CEO Sarah de Guia and senior planner Tina Yuen will be joining Dr. John M. Ruiz, associate professor of psychology at the University of Arizona, as speakers for this event, which will be moderated by Iliana Soto Welty, executive director of the Multi-Ethnic Collaborative of Community Agencies (MECCA), and Dr. Miguel Gallardo, evaluation and clinical director at MECCA and professor of psychology and director of Aliento, The Center for Latina/o Communities at Pepperdine University.

Register here.


Using Procurement to Support Sustainable Local Food Systems

Friday, November 5, 2021

Podcast hosted by the Social Interventions Research & Evaluation Network

SIREN Coffee & Science is a biweekly series of 30-minute conversations between experts in social interventions research, practice, and policy. The theme of their latest series is Alignment and Advocacy as roles that health care organizations can play in integrating social care. On November 5 at 9:30am PT / 12:30pm ET, ChangeLab Solutions senior policy analyst Nessia Berner Wong and Lauren Poor, California community food systems regional program manager at Health Care Without Harm, will discuss how procurement can support sustainable local food systems.

Register for the podcast here.