Youth empowerment

Call for Proposals: Forward Promise: Empowerment Projects

Published Date: 
Mon, 2017-04-10

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has released a call for proposals for the 

NPA Webinar Series: Promoting Health Equity Through Programs and Policies

Published Date: 
Tue, 2017-01-10

The National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities (NPA) has announced a webinar series: Promoting Health Equity through Programs and Policies, hosted by the Federal Interagency Health Equity Team.

Advancing Urban Adolescent Health & Well-being

Vol. 15

As CityMatCH member health departments strive to improve the overall health and well-being of urban women, children and families, they dedicate considerable effort to addressing the complex, multifaceted aspects of assuring urban adolescent health and well-being. Children and adolescents age 0-17 constitute one-fourth of the Nation’s population and while they are healthier than adults in general, from 13 to 23 percent experience special health care needs or chronic illnesses and disabilities.

Improving Mental Health in Urban MCH

Vol. 16

Lately, it seems as if the nation’s attention has been more focused on the complex interplay of mental health factors impacting the social well-being of people and communities. Events such as the shooting recently played out on the campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University make for headline news, but maternal and child health populations in our nation’s cities face a myriad of mental health concerns each and every day.  Read more...

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