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Advancing Prevention and Equity Together

CA4Health is an inclusive statewide community of practice made up of people and organizations working to advance chronic disease prevention and health equity in California. We do this by creating and supporting opportunities for peer networking, capacity-building, information sharing, and advocacy actions. We believe that increased collaboration, fostering non-traditional partnerships, and tackling tough challenges together will create impactful, lasting change in California.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Building healthy, equitable communities through equitable laws & policies

Tuesday, April 24, 2018  11 am-11:45 am PST

ChangeLab Solutions invites you to join the Building Healthy, Equitable Communities Series -- a virtual space for exploring the topic of health equity. In this multimedia training series, we are examining how law and policy coupled with community power can catalyze new opportunities for everyone to achieve their full health potential.

2018 CALIFORNIA SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CONFERENCE

May 17 - 18, 2018 in Sacramento

 

The California School-Based Health Alliance will host its 2018 California School-Based Health Conference: Leading the Movement for a Healthy California, at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento on May 17-18, 2018.

CA4Health Perspectives virtual meet-up on Food Justice

May 4, 2018 at 10:30 am

CA4Health is excited to launch its first topical, virtual meet-up opportunity—CA4Health Perspectives. These events are being created to provide an inviting forum for members across sectors and interests to share, learn, and collaborate around identified areas of interest to the CA4Health community.

NEW & NOTEWORTHY

Achieving Rural Health Equity and Well-Being; Proceedings of a Workshop

 This Proceedings of a Workshop synthesizes the discussions held at the workshop, highlights the speakers’ perspectives on rural health equity and well-being, and provides an overview of showcased initiatives and approaches to meeting the particular challenges and opportunities in improving health in rural communities.

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Understanding Marijuana Webinar Series

CA4Health's 3-part webinar series provided key understandings of the effects of marijuana on our health and how to address the long-term residual consequences of its criminalization in our communities. View recordings:

Marijuana and Our Health: What we do and don't know

Marijuana and Communities:  Criminalization, Impact, and Moving Forward

Marijuana and Public Health:  Opportunities for equitable policies and approaches

Walking Towards Justice series:  The Criminal Justice System's Impact on Walking and Walkability in Low Income and Communities of Color

Panelists discuss discrimination within our criminal justice system and how it intersects with the work (e.g., Vision Zero, safety outreach and education, equitable enforcement, etc.) being done by walkability advocates.

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Racial Healing and Achieving Health Equity in the United States

Trust for America's Health has released an issue brief as part of Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation's second annual National Day of Racial Healing. The brief highlights health inequities, the factors that influences them, and policy recommendations that can help the nation achieve health equity.

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