Minority and Multicultural Health Events Listing
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.
Yi Li You
For more information: Chinese Social Services Center
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.
Theresa Evans Ross
For more information: Annex Teen Clinic
Minnesota Community Health Worker Alliance
Meets first Wednesday of every month with the exception of July
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:
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.
For more information: Assumption Catholic Church Calendar
Fridays: Groupo de Caminar (Walking Group)
Consulate of Ecuador
333 E. Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55414
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.
Third Friday of each month
6 - 8 p.m.
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!
August 12-14: National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Cowles Auditorium, University of Minnesota
301 19th Ave S
Audience: Dieticians, nutritionists, certified nurse midwives, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians.
Description: This continuing education program focuses on the improvement of maternal and infant health through the delivery of risk-appropriate high-quality nutrition services. It is designed for dietitians, nutritionists, certified nurse midwives, registered nurses and nurse practitioners, physicians and public health professionals who serve preconceptual, pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women. The registration fee includes program sessions, materials, refreshment breaks and continuing education certificate for up to 15 contact hours of professional continuing education or Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Single day registration is available and students may register for the entire conference at a reduced rate. Conference topics for this year include:
- Vitamin D in Pregnancy
- Breastfeeding Promotion
- Depression & Physical Activity in Pregnancy
- Food Allergies, Fetal Orgins of Disease
- Choline Supplementation in children with FASD
- Nutrient Content of Infant & Toddler Foods
The National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course is also available as an online program from September 14 to November 30. The online program is eligible for up to 11.75 contact hours of professional continuing education or Continuing Education Units (CEUs). More information can be found on the website: U of M School of Public Health - 2015 National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course
September 15: Minnesota Reproductive and Sexual Health Update
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
University of Minnesota Continuing Ed Center
1890 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108
Audience: Nurses, nurse practitioners, other health care providers and health educators in the field of sexual and reproductive health.
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. We offer the latest in clinical reproductive health care practice, research, and technology with the goal to ensure these professionals have the tools they need to provide the highest quality reproductive/ sexual health information and care.