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This webinar series, presented by the Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC), aims to inspire future southeastern applicants, create a learning network among grant recipients and others in the field, and serve as a platform for the sharing of tools and evaluation findings. The first webinar of the series will focus on the Farmers’ Market SNAP Support Grants received in the southeastern region. Organizations that received grants will present on the following:


1) Project descriptions;

2) Successes and challenges of increasing SNAP redemptions at farmers’ markets;

3) Tools or other materials developed; and

4) Evaluation findings to date.


DATE: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

TIME: 1:00–2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time





To follow-up with the release of the Cultural Competency Resource Guide, the SHEC will be hosting three webinars in various regions of the country.  The webinars will include speakers from organizations which focus on cultural competency.  Upon completion of each webinar, the participant will be able to accomplish the following from the specific organizational perspective:


·         Define cultural competency;

·         Describe the implementation of cultural competency;

·         Discuss ways success is evaluated;

·         Describe the specific populations served

DATE: April 27, 2016


TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time


Focus: South Carolina Office of Minority Health


Populations featured:  American Indians, African-Americans, and rural communities in SC


The SC Commission for Minority Affairs is South Carolina’s only State agency mandated to serve minority populations and address issues related to poverty and socio-economic deprivation within minority communities. This webinar will spotlight the SC Commission for Minority Affair’s and their work with diverse communities and in the areas of cultural and linguistic competency. Additionally, information about South Carolina’s rural and minority populations will be discussed with special emphasis on African-Americans, Native Americans and communities in poverty.

To follow-up with the release of the Cultural Competency Resource Guide, the SHEC will be hosting three webinars in various regions of the country.  The webinars will include speakers from organizations which focus on cultural competency.  Upon completion of each webinar, the participant will be able to accomplish the following from the specific organizational perspective:


·         Define cultural competency;

·         Describe the implementation of cultural competency;

·         Discuss ways success is evaluated;

·         Describe the specific populations served

DATE: April 27, 2016


TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time


Focus: South Carolina Office of Minority Health


Populations featured:  American Indians, African-Americans, and rural communities in SC


The SC Commission for Minority Affairs is South Carolina’s only State agency mandated to serve minority populations and address issues related to poverty and socio-economic deprivation within minority communities. This webinar will spotlight the SC Commission for Minority Affair’s and their work with diverse communities and in the areas of cultural and linguistic competency. Additionally, information about South Carolina’s rural and minority populations will be discussed with special emphasis on African-Americans, Native Americans and communities in poverty.

Presenters and Moderator

Presenting Organizations:  

Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project; Dianne’s Call; Florida Certified Organic Growers and

Consumers, Inc.; Hub City Farmers’ Market; University of South Carolina Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities

Moderator:

Carrie Draper, University of South Carolina Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities


The Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC) is one of 10 regional health equity councils formed in 2011 as a part of the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities (NPA). The NPA is a national movement with the mission to improve the effectiveness of programs that target the elimination of health disparities through coordination of leaders, partners, and stakeholders committed to action. The SHEC is a coalition of leaders and health disparities experts representing several sectors and the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The SHEC envisions a region free of disparities in health and health care, where all people attain the highest level of health.


Visit SHEC’s website for more information: http://region4.npa-rhec.org/


1 If the registration link does not work, please copy the entire link and paste it into your web browser. For webinar-specific questions, contact the moderator at CShell@explorepsa.com. For technical questions, contact support at csr@conferencegroup.com.

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