• Posted on April 5th, 2012

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    American Indian End-of-Life Care

    Dave Baldridge recently published an article on end of life care programs for American Indians and Alaska Native elders. It can be accessed online at http://www.chronicdisease.org/?page=Briefs and then clicking on the title “Moving Beyond Paradigm Paralysis: American Indian End-of-Life Care (2011)”.

  • Posted on December 16th, 2011

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    Resources for Explaining the Health Reform Law

    Some new resources from Kaiser Family Foundation and the Alliance for Health Reform provide a great tool for teaching your friends and family about the new benefits and changes under Affordable Care Act. Please share these resources widely! Illustrating Health Reform: How Health Insurance Coverage Will Work A new interactive feature from the Kaiser Family [...]

  • Posted on November 10th, 2011

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    November articles & advocacy resources

    Advocacy resources, articles, reports, and studies from November’s OMO newsletter…

  • Posted on November 9th, 2011

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    SHIRE Conference on Building Community Engagement

    “Building Community Engagement in Underserved Neighborhoods: The Path to Health Empowerment”

    Join the Summit Health Institute for Research and Education, Inc. (SHIRE) on November 17 – 18, 2011 for a conference on “Building Community Engagement in Underserved Neighborhoods: The Path to Health Empowerment”.

  • Posted on October 31st, 2011

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    November 2011 Events

    Dear colleagues,
    There are several events taking place this month that you should be aware of.
    - Oct 29 – Nov 2nd – APHA 139th Annual Meeting and Exposition
Overview of Previous Debt Proposals
    - Nov 1st – National Health Equity Coalition- National Call to Action

    - Nov 1st – Health, the Economy, and American Business
    - Nov 7, 9, 15, 17th – Seizing the Opportunity: Achieving Equity in Health Reform 

    - Nov 15th – Webinar: Transforming Health Care Delivery Systems: Evolving Challenges for State Policymakers and Health Centers
    - Nov 17 – 18th – Building Community Engagement in Underserved Neighborhoods: The Path to Health Empowerment
    - Nov 30th – 2011 Disparities Forum: What Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Would Want Us to Know About Health Care Disparities

    - Jan 19 – 21st – Save the Date: Health Action 2012


  • Posted on October 13th, 2011

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    Resolution Honors California NHPI Population

    Assembly member Warren T. Furutani (D – South Los Angeles County), announced that Assembly Concurrent Resolution (ACR) 67 was chaptered by the Secretary of State. Sponsored by the community based organization Empowering Pacific Islander Communities, ACR 67 recognizes the contributions of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) communities to California, and also recognizes the importance of preserving NHPI communities and their traditions.

  • Posted on September 9th, 2011

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    2011 Health Equity Summit

    Remember to join us at the 2011 Health Equity Summit: The Affordable Care Act and Beyond: Achieving Health Equity on September 17, 2011 in Oakland, CA. The Health Equity Summit examines strategies and policies aimed at giving everyone the best opportunity to reach the highest level of health. Achieving health equity requires valuing everyone equally with a focused effort of addressing avoidable inequalities, historical and contemporary injustices, and the elimination of health and health care disparities.

  • Posted on August 22nd, 2011

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    2010 Census NHPI Population Distribution

    1.2 million Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders were counted in the 2010 Census. Please click on the post to see a map of the NHPI population distribution. Overall, there was a 30 percent population increase from the 2000 Census.

  • Posted on August 10th, 2011

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    2011 Health Equity Summit- Oakland, CA

    On September 17th, members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and Congressional Black Caucus will be in Oakland to identify policy solutions to address health disparities. Please join AAPCHO, APIAHF, SHIRE, CPEHN and many of our partners at the 2011 Health Equity Summit, “The Affordable Care Act and Beyond: Opportunities for Achieving Health Equity.” Register today!

  • Posted on August 2nd, 2011

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    More Info on the Budget Deal

    The official press release from the White House, “Fact Sheet: Bipartisan Debt Deal: A Win for the Economy and Budget Discipline”. A section by section analysis from the House Rules Committee can be also downloaded. Families USA has been tracking the entire budget debate since May. If you’re interested in learning more about previously proposed [...]

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