Leadership development strategies to engage nail salon workers in policy advocacy to improve their health, safety and rights
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Environmental health sciences
Occupational health and safety
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy
Describe how worker leadership development is integral to addressing social, cultural, and economic factors impacting the environmental justice health disparities faced by immigrant worker populations. Demonstrate how leadership development programs and strategies are effective tools for empowering workers to make positive impacts on their environmental health. Define the critical components of a successful and culturally appropriate leadership development program for Asian immigrant workers.
Keyword(s): Environmental Justice, Immigrants
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Tina Duyen Tran is the Community Outreach Advocate for the CA Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative. In this capacity she supports the leadership development and organizing of nail salon worker and owners. Her area of research and organizing interest is environmental health within Asian American and women of color communities. She is currently a Master in Public Health candidate at UCLA.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.