EHDI Grantees

Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative Grantees - State Fiscal Year 2017

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).

Grant Type Priority Health Area Serving Residents
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Indigenous Peoples Task Force

Project name: Ikidowin Youth Peer Education and Theater

Grant Type: Priority Health Area Implementation

Project Description: Youth are instructed in a teen pregnancy curriculum (Native Stand) and learn the craft of acting. Theater performances focused on preventing teen pregnancy are then delivered to the target audience.

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

Racial/ethnic group(s) to be served:
American Indian

Priority health area(s):
Teen Pregnancy Prevention

County(s) Served:

Geography and Population Served: Native American Youth in the Minneapolis area.

Contact: Brenna Depies

Street address:
1335 E. 23rd st
Minneapolis, MN 55404
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Web site:

Executive Director: Sharon Day
Phone: 612-721-0253