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
of County
POC/AI
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Korean Service Center

Project name: Preventing unintentional injuries and suicide

Grant Type: Priority Health Area Implementation

Project Description: This project is focused to reduce and prevent mental health issues and violence in the Asian American communities in Minnesota. As the planning project, we will do community wide researches and surveys to make data, and community wide training and workshops will be provided. The final project is a summit meeting to share findings from the community surveys with government authorities and mental health service providers.

EHDI Grant Activity Outcomes: 1. To develop a better understanding of the mental health issues an needs of the Asian American community. 2. To find solutions for the mental health issues, disparities and needs within the Asian American community.

Racial/ethnic group(s) to be served:
Asian/Pacific Islander

Priority health area(s):
Unintentional Injury and Violence

County(s) Served:
Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Washington


Geography and Population Served: Asian and Pacific Islander communities in the seven metro counties in Minnesota.

Contact: Yoonju Park

Street address:
2417 Larpenteur Ave. W.
Lauderdale, MN 55113
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Phone: 651-649-0009
E-mail: yoonjupark@gmail.com
Web site: koreanservicemn.org

Executive Director: Yoonju Park
Phone: 612-342-1344
E-mail: yoonjupark@gmail.com