Online Program

Community Engagement: Reaching the People

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 : 2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

Nancy Kingwood, MSHS, Ashe Faith Project, Bridgeport, CT
This presentation will describe grassroots efforts to close health disparities gaps via partnerships between community and faith organizations. Successful community engagement strategies will be discussed.

Learning Areas:

Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Identify successful community engagement strategies for promoting enrollment into health care coverage under the ACA. Describe the potential for improving enrollment under the ACA by promoting partnerships between community and faith organizations.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the project director for the Ashe’ Faith Project. I am involved in community organizing around health issues, particularly HIV, in vulnerable communities in Bridgeport, CT.
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.