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Educating health professionals to work toward health equity.

Upcoming events

    • 24 Oct 2020
    • (UTC-06:00)

    • 28 Oct 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (UTC-06:00)
    • Zoom

    What is public housing? Why does it matter? Minnesota Doctors for Health Equity is partnering with Defend Glendale & Public Housing Coalition to host a workshop on Public Housing 101. This is a unique opportunity for healthcare providers to learn directly from members of the community on an issue that affects the citizens of the Twin Cities. Defend Glendale is a grassroots, resident-led campaign organizing to prevent the privatization of public housing in Minneapolis, while advocating for the expansion of public housingThis workshop will be led by a resident organizer from Defend Glendale Public Housing Coalition, with a moderator from the Minnesota Doctors for Health Equity. 

    • 3 Nov 2020
    • (UTC-06:00)

    • 19 Nov 2020
    • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)

    An hour discussion group for MDHEQ members with little experience in advocacy at the local or state level, but interest in advice about getting started.

    Facilitator: Mark Paller and Sakni Naqvi, MDHEQ Board Members

    Format:  informal didactic session (Zoom) with continuous Q&A and small group practice breakouts.

    How the state legislative process works
    Using the MN Legislature website to follow pending legislation
    Emphasis that “all politics is local” is really true
    Know your legislators (and city council members)
    Talking about a subject of interest 
    When to write or meet your representatives


Educating health professionals to work toward health equity


Health Professionals will use their voice, knowledge, and influence to eliminate the inequities that exist in health and healthcare, while working effectively with their patients, health systems, communities, and decision makers to address health equity wherever they live, work, learn, and play.

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