EHDI Grantees

2016-2019 EHDI Grantees

The Eliminating Health Disparity Initiative (EHDI) is a grants-based program administered by the Minnesota Department of Health Center for Health Equity. EHDI was established during the 2001 Legislative session. The goal of EHDI is to improve the health status of Populations of Color and American Indians (POC/AI). Use the drop-down menus below to learn more about current EHDI grantees and their grant-funded programs.

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Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES)

Project name: A Two-Generation Approach to Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Grant Type: Priority Health Area Implementation

Project Description: CLUES will use a two-generation approach to teen pregnancy prevention by engaging both a “parents as sexuality educators” model, as well as a six-week sexuality education course for Latino adolescents. Our approach provides both parents and teens with the tools and information they need to prevent teen pregnancy in the Latino community, while also aligning itself with the strong value placed on family within Latino culture.

EHDI Grant Activity Outcomes: 1. To improve the sexual health of young people. 2. To reduce the risk factors and increase the protective factors related to teen pregnancy.

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Geography and Population Served: Latino adolescents and their parents. South Minneapolis in Hennepin County and The East Side of St. Paul, Ramsey County

Contact: Dale Dufault

Street address:
797 East 7th Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
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Executive Director: Ruby Lee
Phone: 651-379-4203