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FYI: Minority Resources...Money & More - July 09, 2014

FYI: Weekly Health Resources for July 9, 2014

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July 9, 2014

In This Issue:


Federal Grants

  • US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), and the Delta Regional Authority (DRA): Local Foods, Local Places. Deadline for Letters of Interest is July 15, 2014. Contact Ed Fendley. Please include “Local Foods, Local Places” and the name of the community in the subject line of the email.
  • HHS/Indian Health Service (IHS), Office of Public Health Support (OPHS): American Indians into Psychology. Deadline is July 18, 2014. Learn more.
  • HHS/Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA): Promoting Preventive Health Services for Women. Deadline is July 21, 2014. Learn more
  • HHS/National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion: Partnership to Improve Community Health. Deadline is July 22, 2014. Learn more
  • HHS/National Institutes of Health (NIH): Research Project Grant (R01). NIMHD Basic and Applied Biomedical Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities. Deadline for Letters of Intent is July 28, 2014. Learn more
  • HHS/NIH, National Library of Medicine (NLM): Resources Project Grant (G08). NLM Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities. Deadline is July 29, 2014. Learn more

Non Federal Grants

  • The Notah Begay III Foundation (NB3F): Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures, Promising Program Grants. Funds for projects that target childhood obesity and help prevent type 2 diabetes in Native American communities through physical activity and/or healthy nutrition. Deadline is July 14, 2014. Learn more
  • Ethel and James Flinn Foundation: Request for Proposals (RFPs) from non-profit organizations that deliver mental health care and services in southeast Michigan (Wayne, Oakland, Macomb and Washtenaw). Deadline is July 24, 2014. Learn more
  • Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC): ProjectMED. Individuals at medical schools and teaching hospitals are invited to produce a 5-minute video proposing an innovative way to engage individuals within the K-12 public education system. Deadline is September 5, 2014. Learn more.

Affordable Care Act (ACA)


  • HHS/SAMHSA: Webinar. ACA Outreach and Enrollment Challenges in Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Communities: Some Findings. July 9, 2014, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET. Register
  • HHS/Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships: Webinar. Special Enrollment Periods and Resources for the Uninsured. July 16, 2014, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET. Register.


  • Centros de Servicios de Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) y la Oficina de Salud de las Minorías (OMH): Seminario. Conseguí Seguro Médico ¿Y Ahora Qué? Este seminario le ayudará a entender mejor cómo funciona el seguro médico y como usted puede usar su cobertura. También compartiremos recursos para mejorar los conocimientos sobre los seguros médicos. 9 de Julio del 2014, 2:00 pm ET. Regístrese.  

African American Health


  • African American Collaborative Obesity Research Network (AACORN): Registration now open for the 6th AACORN National Workshop. Bridging Communication Gaps to Achieve Healthy Weight in Black CommunitiesAugust 13-15, 2014 in Charlotte, NC. Register

Asian American and Pacific Islander Health


  • WestCare Pacific Islands, in partnership with the HHS's Office of Minority Health (OMH) and Office of Minority Health Resource Center (OMHRC): Registration now open for the Inaugural Veterans Health Conference. Pump Up Your Health: Embracing Your Mind, Body & SoulJuly 18, 2014 in Tamuning, Guam. Register

Capacity Building

  • HHS/Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships: Training. Capacity Building & Grant Writing Training for Faith-based and Community Organizations. July16, 2014, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm ET in Philadelphia, PA. Register.  

Environmental Health


  • NIH/Partnerships for Environmental Public Health (PEPH): Call for Workshop Proposals for the PEPH Annual Meeting, Communication Research in Environmental Health Sciences: Environmental Health Literacy. Deadline is July 10, 2014. Learn more

Health Centers

  • National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), in partnership with the Children’s National Medical Center's Clinical and Translational Science Institute and George Washington University: Toolkit. Building Research Partnerships with Community Health Centers: A Toolkit for Academics. Provides academics and researchers with guidance and steps to take to help build more equitable and sustainable partnerships with health centers. Learn more

Health Disparities

  • Maryland Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities: Application period now open for the Workgroup on Workforce Development for Community Health Workers in MarylandThe workgroup will include individuals with knowledge and experience of the provision of community health worker services in clinical and nonclinical settingsDeadline is July 14, 2014. To apply, please contact


  • Health Equity Initiative (HEi): Panel discussion. Looking at Multiple Sectors and Approaches for Health Equity Progress: Bridging Silos, Building One CommunityJuly 22, 2014, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm ET in New York, NY. Please RSVP at
  • HEi: Online workshop. Strategies for Successful Multi-Sectoral Partnerships. Evaluate the feasibility and cost-effectiveness of building and managing successful partnerships. July 23, 2014, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET. Register
  • Federal Interagency Health Equity Team and the Association for State and Territorial Health Officials: Webinar. Promoting Health Equity through the Massachusetts’ Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund. This webinar will highlight the work that lead to the passing of the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund in 2012. July 25, 2014, 12:00 pm ET. Register

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transsexual (LGBT) Health


  • HHS/SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions, in collaboration with the National Council for Behavioral Health: Webinar. The Foundations of Culturally Appropriate Integrated Services for LGBT Individuals. July 16, 2014, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm ET. Register

Latino/Hispanic Health


  • National Council of La Raza (NCLR): Registration open for the 2014 NCLR Annual Conference and Health Summit. July 19-22, 2014 in Los Angeles, LA. Register

Maternal & Child Health

  • HHS/CDC: New report. Providing Quality Family Planning Services: Recommendations of CDC and the US Office of Population AffairsThis report provides recommendations developed collaboratively by CDC and the Office of Population Affairs (OPA). The recommendations outline how to provide family planning services, which include contraceptive services, pregnancy testing and counseling, helping clients achieve pregnancy, basic infertility services, preconception health services, and sexually transmitted disease services. Read full report
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill/Center for Maternal and Infant Health: Toolkit. Before, Between, & Beyond Pregnancy: Preconception/Interconception Care Clinical Toolkit. Provides clinical guidance to primary care providers for providing preconception/interconception health services to every woman that presents for routine care. Learn more.   

Men's Health

  • HHS/OMH: New resource. Characteristics of Uninsured Adult Males by Race and Ethnicity (Ages 19 to 64 Years). This data brief examines the characteristics of uninsured adult males by race and ethnicity, using the most recent data from the 2012 American Community Survey. Learn more

Mental Health


  • National Council for Behavioral Health: Webinar. Gender and Trauma. Explores the importance of understanding gender’s role in trauma healing and recovery whether in addictions, mental health, or primary care. July 14, 2014, 3:00 pm ET. Register.  

Women's Health

  • The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation: New report. Women and Health Care in the Early Years of the ACA: Key Findings from the 2013 Kaiser Women's Health Survey. Read full report | PDF


  • HHS/Office on Women's Health: Telephone training. Quick Health Data Online 101. The system contains data on demographics, mortality, reproductive and maternal health, disease incidence, and access to care at the county level for all states and territories. July 15, 2014, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET. Register

Job Opportunities

Office of Minority Health Resource Center (OMHRC)

  • OMHRC (HeiTech Services Inc.) is recruiting for an experienced Capacity Building Program Analyst for American Indian/Alaska Native Populations. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years’ experience in developing and implementing awareness and outreach programs with a focus on AI/AN communities. Knowledge of public health, health education and the impact of health disparities on tribal populations is required. The ideal candidate will be able to think strategically, collaborate effectively, and manage operations efficiently. S/he should be a strong communicator with training skills who understands program development and operations and organizational strategy in progressive nonprofit environments. Open until filled. Apply.

State / Local Government

  • Washington State Department of Health/Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response is recruiting for a Health Services Consultant 4 – Healthcare & Medical Surge Preparedness Specialist (DOH2397) position in Tumwater, WA. Deadline is July 13, 2014. Apply.  

Community-Based Organizations / Non-Profits

  • The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) is recruiting for a Policy Assistant position in Washington, DC. Deadline is June 20, 2014. Apply

@ The Knowledge Center - Recommended Reading

  • 30 Achievements in Women's Health in 30 Years highlights 30 of the most noteworthy achievements in improving the physical and mental health of women in the United States between 1984 and 2014. These achievements include everything from improvements in breast cancer screening to the inclusion of women in clinical trials to the approval of an HPV vaccine and the enactment of the Affordable Care Act. Learn more about how the course of women’s health has changed. Search our catalog.

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