Dear colleagues,

There are several events taking place this month that you should be aware of. For more information, please visit the linked websites.

APHA 139th Annual Meeting and Exposition
Oct 29 – Nov 2, 2011.
Don’t miss the following panels taking place on Nov 1st.
2:30 PM   Minority Communities and Preconception Health. Link:
4:30 PM A Model for Generating Evidence of Intervention Effectiveness and Best Practices in Programs Addressing Minority Health and Health Disparities. Link:

Overview of Previous Debt Proposals (fourth public hearing for the Super Committee)
November  1, 2011. 1:00 PM. 1100 Longworth House Office Building (House Ways and Means Committee)
You can watch via live web cast here:

National Health Equity Coalition- National Call to Action
November 1, 2011, 3:00 – 4:30 PM EDT
Join NHEC for a Webinar to learn more about the impact on states  and low-income families as well as what you can do to help ensure congress does not take a step backwards in the growing movement for health equity and the elimination of health disparities.
Register for the Webinar here:

Health, the Economy, and American Business
November 1st at 9:00 a.m., B338 Rayburn House Office Building
Sponsored by Trust for America’s Health

Seizing the Opportunity: Achieving Equity in Health Reform **
November 7, 9, 15, 17, 2011
Los Angeles, Oakland, Fresno, and San Diego, California
Sponsored by California Pan-Ethnic Health Network
For more information and to register, click here .

Webinar: Transforming Health Care Delivery Systems: Evolving Challenges for State Policymakers and Health Centers
November 15, 1:00-3:00 pm (EST)
“this webinar will profile Colorado’s Accountable Care Collaborative Program; highlight key variables about health center participation in state delivery system reform; and examine key issues for state policymakers, primary care associations, health centers, and vulnerable populations”
Register here:

**Building Community Engagement in Underserved Neighborhoods: The Path to Health Empowerment**
November 17 – 18, 2011. Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University, Washington DC
For more information or to register, visit OR call 202-371-0277 (ext 6094)
Sponsored by the Summit Health Institute for Research and Education, Inc. (SHIRE)

2011 Disparities Forum: What Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Would Want Us to Know About Health Care Disparities
November 30, 2011. O’Keefe Auditorium, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114
Sponsored by The Disparities Solutions Center
For more information and to register, click here

Save the Date: Health Action 2012
January 19 – 21, 2012. Washington DC
For more info, please click here:

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