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2009 Archived Events


October 13
Starting a Nonprofit in Virginia
Richmond, VA

October 14-16
What is the Future of Black Boys?
Think Tank for African American Progress
Memphis, TN

October 31
Mental Health Conference: "Family Secrets"
Minority Health Coalition of South Hampton Roads, Inc. & AstraZeneca
Virginia Beach, VA



September 10-11
Health Equity Conference
Richmond, VA


July 18
Act on Poverty! Conversations on Poverty
Various Virginia Community College Locations
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


June 7
Virginia Latino Advisory Board Town Hall Meeting
Machipongo, VA

June 26
Political Leadership Institute Roanoke Regional Conference
Roanoke, VA


April 2
Transportation, Climate Change, and Energy Security Webinar
Transportation for America
2:00 p.m. EST

April 16
Transportation, Housing, and Development
Transportation for America
4:00 p.m. EST


March 22-28
Cover the Insured Week

“Every Child 2010” is a project of CINCH in support of national Cover the Uninsured Week. Cover the Uninsured Week (CTU) is an annual national campaign led by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to raise awareness about the need to cover America's uninsured. Visit the website to learn how you can raise awareness and connect families to available resources in Hampton Roads.

March 11
Tough Love: Love Your Body… Love Yourself
Urban League of Hampton Roads and the VDH, Office of Minority Health and Public Health Policy
Portsmouth, VA
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m


February 25
Reimagining Diabetes Care Luncheon
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
Washington, DC 20745


February 27
"Our World, Our Community: Building Bridges for Health"
Webinar: Registration
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

A facilitated discussion, examining approaches discussed in the lecture
Hosted by the Virginia Department of Health, Office of Minority Health and Public Health Policy
109 Governor Street, Mezzanine Conference Room (first floor)
3:30 - 4:00 p.m.


January 29-31
Families USA Grassroots Advocacy Conference
Renaissance Mayflower Hotel
Washington, D.C.

2008 Archived Events


December 2
“The 2009 Virginia Economic Outlook Forum”
Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce
Richmond, VA

December 4
Language, Culture and Professional Training for Health & Human Services in Latino Communities:
The VCU-University of Guadalajara Partnership

A Community Forum & Reception
Richmond, VA

December 6
African American Women's Health Forum
American Cancer Society
Richmond Marriott
Richmond, VA
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

December 15
Public Health Survival: Leadership in a Falling Market
Free National Webcast
North Carolina Institute for Public Health
2:00 - 3:00 pm Eastern Time


November 6
"Using Community-Based Learning as a Tool to Address Disparities"
Virginia Commonwealth University, Center on Health Disparities
MCV Alumni House
11th and Clay Streets, Room 217
Richmond, VA

November 13
Health Disparities Brown Bag Lecture:"Effective Communication Across Cultures"
Virginia Commonwealth University, Center on Health Disparities
Medical Sciences Building,
1217 E. Marshall St., Room 104/105
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

This interactive workshop will help healthcare workers become more sensitive to intercultural communication differences. Participants will also learn about communication behaviors that can interfere with effective intercultural communication, as well as the stages people go through as they adjust to other cultures. Dr. Tatyana Thweatt, PhD, Director of the Office for Language & Cultural Competence, VCU School of World Studies, will serve as the speaker. This lecture is free and open to all.  

November 20-21
Virginia Cancer Conference: Joining the Race to Conquer Cancer
The Cancer Plan Action Coalition
Doubletree Hotel
Charlottesville, VA


October 20
Health Disparities Brown Bag Lecture: "Current HIV/AIDS Trends in VA:
The Need for Culturally Sensitive Care"

Virginia Commonwealth University, Center on Health Disparities
Medical Sciences Building,
1217 E. Marshall St., Room 104/105
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Ryland R. Roane, Jr., Health Educator in the Division of HIV/STD at the Virginia Department of Health, will discuss the changing demographics of HIV infection in Virginia. Living as an HIV positive health professional, Mr. Roane offers unique insight on care for HIV patients. Mr. Roane serves on a variety of boards and committees including the Multicultural Health Taskforce, the Community Testing & Minority AIDS Project. This lecture is free and open to all.


September 10-12
2008 Cultural & Linguistic Competency Conference
Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation & Substance Abuse Services, Workforce Advisory Council and Cultural Competency Steering Committee
Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel & Waterfront Conference Center
Portsmouth, VA

September 16
Points of Light on the Cancer Journey
Massey Cancer Center: Massey Community Events
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Science Museum of Virginia
Richmond, VA
7:00 p.m. EST

September 18
Uninsured in America: Costs, Consequences, and Possible Solutions
George Mason University, The Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics
Fairfax, VA

September 19
Governor's Latino Summit 2008
The Virginia Latino Advisory Board
Richmond, VA

September 21-24
Sixth National Conference on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations
Center for Health Equality 
School of Public Health, Drexel University 
Minneapolis Marriot
Minneapolis, MN


July 31
Culturally Appropriate Care for Asian-Americans
9:00 a.m. - noon
Virginia Department of Health, Office of Minority Health and Public Health Policy
Video Conference


May 6
"Identifying and Evaluating Equity Provisions in State Health Care Reform" Conference Call
Sponsored by Families USA's Minority Health Department and The Opportunity Agenda
For more information contact
3:00 p.m. EST

May 14
State Initiatives to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
LIVE Webcast: Today's Topics in Health Disparities
Sponsored by the Kaiser Family Foundation
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST


April 5
Radio One Health Expo '08
Virginia Center Commons Mall
Richmond, VA

April 8
Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day

April 12-13
Unite For Sight Fifth Annual International Health & Development Conference
Building Global Health For Today and Tomorrow

Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
Early Bird registration rates apply prior to January 30, 2008

April 17-20
2008 National CME & CNE Accredited Conference: “Health Care Reform: A Priority for Hispanic Communities”
The National Hispanic Medical Association
Washington Hilton
Washington, DC

April 23-24
Promising Practices from the Field: Tobacco Control Strategies That Work!
Detroit, MI


March 12
Immigration and Health Care: What are the Policy Choices?
Kaiser Family Foundation
3:00 p.m. EST

March 21
Virginia Public Health Association Annual Conference
Department of Global and Community Health
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA
Register Online 


February 29
The 29th Annual Minority Health Conference
"The Impact of Poverty, Culture, and Environment on Minority Health"
UNC School of Public Health
William and Ida Friday Continuing Education Center
Chapel Hill, NC

The Office of Minority Health and Public Health Policy is hosting a video conference of the keynote presentation by Dr. Nancy Krieger - "The Science and Epidemiology of Racism and Health in the United States: An Ecosocial Perspective"
Madison Building, Main Conference Room
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. EST

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