Minority and Multicultural Health Events Listing- Minnesota Dept. of Health

Minority and Multicultural Health Events Listing

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Chinese Senior Program

Last Saturday of every month
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Hospitality Center for Chinese
China Place Building  
1407 Cleveland Ave N. 
St Paul, MN 55423

Audience: Chinese seniors

Description: This program provides an opportunity for Chinese seniors to socialize each other. It is held at the last Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hospitality Center for the Chinese, China Place Building, 1407 Cleveland Ave N. St. Paul, MN 55108. Seniors listen to some seminars given by Chinese physicians, invited by CSSC or other speakers. Seniors play chess, mahjiang game, potluck lunch.

Contact:
Yi Li You 
952-200-8972 
yiliyou@msn.com 

For more information: Chinese Social Services Center

Confidential HIV Community Based Testing and Education 

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from September-May
Annex R.E.A.C.H Community Office 
2404 Plymouth Avenue North 
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Audience: Male and females 15 years and older  

Description: Free confidential HIV community-based testing. Call to schedule individual testing. Includes Sister to Sister one-on-one HIV/STD Risk Reduction Program for teen girls and women.

Contact:
Trina Pearson
763-235-1986 
Trina@annexteenclinic.org

For more information: Annex Teen Clinic

Minnesota Community Health Worker Alliance

Meets first Wednesday of every month with the exception of July
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Monthly Twin Cities meeting rotates among member sites with teleconference access for those in Greater Minnesota

Audience:  Community health workers and representatives of stakeholder organizations such as mutual assistance associations and other community nonprofits, tribes, community clinics, hospitals, clinic systems, health plans, voluntary health organizations, state and local public health and human services agencies, health plans, post-secondary schools, funders and others

Description: The MN CHW Alliance is a welcoming and inclusive partnership of CHWs and stakeholder organizations who work together to advance the CHW field in order to achieve the Triple Aim, reduce health disparities, expand and diversify the health care workforce and foster healthier communities.

For monthly meeting location and other information, contact:
Joan Cleary
612-250-0902
joanlcleary@gmail.com

Mondays and Fridays: Free Zumba class in Spanish

6-7 p.m.
Assumption Catholic Church 
305 E. 77th Street 
Richfield, MN 55423

Audience: Latino adults and children 10 years or older.

Description: Zumba classes with a certified Zumba instructor. Classes are in Spanish. 

Contact:
Ruth Evangelista 
612-869-1824 
revangelista@assumptionrichfield.org 

For more information: Assumption Catholic Church Calendar

Growing Up Healthy Gathering 

Third Friday of each month
6 - 8 p.m.
Arts Us
Dunning Recreation Center
1221 Marshall Avenue 
Saint Paul, MN 55104

Audience: Family, youth of all ages 

Description: The Gathering is held the third Friday of each month, 6-8 p.m. at 1221 Marshall Avenue, Dunning Recreation Center. This a great opportunity for family members to access community resources, enjoy a delicious meal, and have a variety of fun activities to do with their children on a Friday evening!

Contact:
Christen Glass 
651-251-5942 
christen.glass@ochealthcenter.com

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September 2016

September 10: CLUES Fiesta Latina

11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
CLUES - Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio
797 E 7th St
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55106

Description: This family friendly community event will highlight the vibrancy of the Latino culture with Latino food, live music, folkloric and contemporary dances, a community arts mural, soccer and basketball games, zumba, fitness activities, health check-ups, legal advice, a bouncy house, arts and crafts, and other activities for the whole family.

For more information: CLUES Fiesta Latina Facebook page

September 13: Minnesota Reproductive and Sexual Health Update

8 a.m.-5 p.m.
University of Minnesota
Continuing Education and Conference Center
1890 Buford Ave
St. Paul, MN 55108

Description: The Minnesota Reproductive and Sexual Health Update is an annual conference of health care providers, educators, and others in the field of reproductive/sexual health. Our goal is to ensure professionals have the tools they need to provide the highest quality of care for adolescents through adults.
Topics:

  • What’s new with contraception
  • Updates on STIs, including trends and updated guidelines and recommendations
  • PrEP for HIV prevention
  • Fertility care for perimenopausal women
  • Motivational interviewing of adolescent patients
  • Talking with adolescent males

Presenters:
Anita Nelson, MD Paula Cody, MD, MPH
Christine Johnston, MD

Cost: $160 for the first person from your organization, $140 for each person thereafter.

Registration: Deadline is September 6.

For more information: Health Care Education and Training

September 19: Technical Assistance: Foundations of Grant Writing Webinar

4 p.m. EDT

Description: Hosted by the Office of Minority Health Resource Center
This webinar is an introductory overview for nonprofit organizations that would like to apply for federal grants. This webinar covers the basics, from how to register your organization in the System for Award Management (SAM) to utilizing successful strategies for completing a competitive grant application.

Register: Technical Assistance: Foundations of Grant Writing
Once you have registered, you will receive an email with information about how to join the live webinar.

September 28-30: Community Health Conference

Breezy Point Conference Center
Breezy Point, MN

Description: This year’s theme focuses putting the principle of advancing health equity into everyday practice. From Principle to Practice: Walk the Talk for Health Equity People in Minnesota take pride in our healthy state. However, not all experience the same levels of good health. We must strive to do better. At the Community Health Conference, we will use the lens of health equity to reexamine our public health work and will reinvigorate ourselves to take action and find solutions for a healthier Minnesota for all.

Many dedicated people are working in a variety of ways to advance health equity in our state. The conference welcomes people from every community and the organizations that serve them, the state health department, local public health agencies, environmental health agencies, tribal health agencies, health plans and providers, educational institutions, and local elected officials.

Registration: Register: Community Health Conference

Contact:
Becky Buhler
651-201-5795
becky.buhler@state.mn.us

For more information: Community Health Conference

October 2016

October 29-30: Healthy Life Expo

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Minneapolis Convention Center
Hall D - 1301 2nd St.
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Cost: Admission is $6 at the door or free with a food shelf donation.

Description: Nutrition, Fitness, and Longevity - Explore up to 200 exhibitors offering everything for maintaining health and success in all areas of life. Three stages of ongoing speaker presentations, demonstrations and live entertainment. Free product sampling, hourly drawings and health information, tips and ideas. New this year is the Yoga Stage with ongoing seminars and demonstrations. Free tips to start living a healthier life. See the latest in men's and women's health, weight loss, living well, health services, and much more. Seminars, product demonstrations, entertainment, and shopping all weekend.

Contact:
Rick Martinek
952-238-1700
rick@mediamaxevents.com

For more information: MediaMax: Healthy Life Expo 2016

February 2017

Feb 4-5: Healthy Life Expo

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd St Ballroom
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Cost: Admission is $6 at the door or free with a food shelf donation.

Description: Nutrition, Fitness, and Longevity - Explore up to 200+ exhibitors offering everything for health, balance and success in all areas of life. Three stages of ongoing speaker presentations and demonstrations. New this year is the Yoga Stage and Healthy Cooking Stage. Product sampling, hourly drawings and free health information. Get free tips to start living a healthier life. See the latest in nutrition, fitness, men's and women's health, medical information, weight loss, health services, and more. Seminars, product demonstrations, entertainment, and shopping all weekend. Visit with Steve and Elizabeth from Twin Cities Live TV Show and Staci from KS95 Radio.

Contact:
Rick Martinek
952-238-1700
rick@mediamaxevents.com

For more information: MediaMax: Healthy Life Expo 2017

April 2017

April 8: Longevity Expo

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Maple Grove Community Center
12951 Weaver Lake Road
Maple Grove, MN 55369

Cost: Admission is $6 at the door or free with a food shelf donation.

Description: The Longevity Expo offers attendees options to look their best, feel their best and be their best at all ages. 150 exhibitors, main stage with ongoing speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day. See the latest in anti-aging, nutrition, fitness, men's and women's health, medical information, weight loss, health services, living-in-place and more.

Contact:
Rick Martinek
952-238-1700
rick@mediamaxevents.com

For more information: MediaMax: Longevity Expo 2017

 

 

Updated Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 04:18PM