Addressing Health Disparities in Diverse Communities – Old Colony YMCA

Addressing Health Disparities in Diverse Communities – Old Colony YMCA

(upbeat music) – The Old Colony Y is a cause-driven charitable organization that has been focusing on, for many years, the social determinants of health in the communities that they serve. So the health disparity effects that we see in these communities when we look at the data about hospitalization in Brockton and Stoughton communities. […]

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Western New York Beacon Community: Improving Health Through Health Technology

Western New York Beacon Community: Improving Health Through Health Technology

DAN PORRECA: The biggest city is Buffalo, but we also have very rural counties that make up the eight counties of Western New York. The biggest challenge is, right now, just communication. Previously, a patient would come in after having seen a specialist three months ago. The specialist sent them for a lab. They’ve forgotten […]

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UC Davis Center For Reducing Health Disparities (CRHD)

UC Davis Center For Reducing Health Disparities (CRHD)

(soft music) (speaking foreign language) – Living here and working here I see the disparities that we’re experiencing here at Solano County for marginalized communities. – Latinos and Filipino Americans and other under represented groups are not seeking services at the same rate as say the white population does and that’s gonna impact their health […]

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Stanford University’s SPHERE Center and BRAICELET

Stanford University’s SPHERE Center and BRAICELET

(light music) – I feel that the Lakota traditionally have really protected ourselves and our people. You know, we place a lot of importance on treating things respectfully whether it be the bones of our dead or our removed kidney, that it’s very important to us and I feel like having our samples in a […]

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The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Selecting Strategies

The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Selecting Strategies

Now that partners were selected, it was time for the task force to work together and identify strategies for change. The task force met four times. We were very clear that we wanted it to be a concise, short-lived process. We had four meetings over a period of about one year. And at the end […]

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The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Cultural Competence

The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Cultural Competence

The task force worked to ensure a varied representation of fresh food retailers were given the opportunity to apply for grants and loans. It was very important to us, to all of us, that this program be accessible to a wide array of folks. We wanted to make sure that there was a very diverse […]

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The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Multi-Sector Partnerships

The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Multi-Sector Partnerships

The Pennsylvania Fresh Food Financing Initiative is an outstanding example of partnerships implementing health equity programs statewide. This collaboration was formed through initial efforts by The Food Trust, a Philadelphia-based non-profit. Right around 1999, 2000, there was actually a research study that came out showing that Philadelphia had the second fewest number of supermarkets in […]

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Johns Hopkins Center for AIDS Research: Bridging the Gap 2015 Symposium

Johns Hopkins Center for AIDS Research: Bridging the Gap 2015 Symposium

We’re gonna start the morning with Dr. Marisela Gomez. But first, I wanted to let Dr. Susan Sherman and the chair of the community, which is advisory board, greet us for a moment.>>Well, good morning everyone, and thank you so much for joining us today as we explore the roots of HIV disparity, poverty, race, […]

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