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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:
Theresa Evans Ross 
763-235-1986 
Theresa@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

Fridays: Groupo de Caminar (Walking Group)

9-10 a.m.
Consulate of Ecuador 
333 E. Hennepin Avenue 
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Audience: Latinos

Description: Walking group that meets at the Ecuadorian Consulate every Friday at 9 a.m. to walk for one hour around the parks in the neighborhood.

Contact:
Julia Peterson
651-287-7797
ipeterson@stmarysclinics.org

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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December 2015

Dec. 11: 2015 EHDI RFP Information Session

10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Neighborhood House
179 Robie Street E., Room 31
St. Paul, MN 55107

Audience: Representatives of organizations who are committed to improving the health and well-being of American Indians and people of color. 

Description: MDH Center for Health Equity is releasing a new RFP for the Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative (EHDI), a grant program focused on improving the health and well-being of American Indians and people of color.

A series of EHDI RFP Information Sessions are being offered to allow potential applicants the opportunity to discuss the RFP and learn about the elements of a successful application. Attendance is recommended, but not required for submitting an application.

Register: No charge event registration and select "2015 EHDI RFP Information Session."

Registration deadline: Dec. 10

For more information, see Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative.

Contact:
Center for Health Equity
651-201-5813
ommh@state.mn.us

Dec. 15: 2015 EHDI RFP Information Session

9:30 a.m.-noon
MDH District Offices (see website for locations) 
Video conference originating at Freeman Office Building, Room B107 

Audience: Representatives of organizations who are committed to improving the health and well-being of American Indians and people of color. 

Description: MDH Center for Health Equity is releasing a new RFP for the Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative (EHDI), a grant program focused on improving the health and well-being of American Indians and people of color.

A series of EHDI RFP Information Sessions are being offered to allow potential applicants the opportunity to discuss the RFP and learn about the elements of a successful application. Attendance is recommended, but not required for submitting an application.

Register: No charge event registration and select "2015 EHDI RFP Information Session."

Registration deadline: Dec. 14

For more information, see Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative.

Contact:
Center for Health Equity
651-201-5813
ommh@state.mn.us

Dec. 18: 2015 EHDI RFP Information Session

1-3 p.m.
Neighborhood House
179 Robie Street E., Room 31
St. Paul, MN 55107

Audience: Representatives of organizations who are committed to improving the health and well-being of American Indians and people of color. 

Description: MDH Center for Health Equity is releasing a new RFP for the Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative (EHDI), a grant program focused on improving the health and well-being of American Indians and people of color.

A series of EHDI RFP Information Sessions are being offered to allow potential applicants the opportunity to discuss the RFP and learn about the elements of a successful application. Attendance is recommended, but not required for submitting an application.

Register: No charge event registration and select "2015 EHDI RFP Information Session."

Registration deadline: Dec. 17

For more information, see Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative.

Contact:
Center for Health Equity
651-201-5813
ommh@state.mn.us

May 2016

May 5-7: 2016 Promoting Health Equity Conference

Commons Hotel
615 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Description: A regional conference brought to you by: The University of Minnesota Medical School's Program in Health Disparities Research, Center for Health Equity, Center for Healthy African American Men Through Partnerships; Clinical & Translational Science Institute; School of Public Health's Health Equity Work Group; the Minnesota Department of Health; St. Paul - Ramsey Public Health and community partners. 

Registration opens mid-December.

Contact:
Chesay Colson
612-626-1654
phdr@umn.edu

Updated Tuesday, December 08, 2015 at 02:10PM