What About Workforce? October 2020 Update

by Andrea Guzman, Workforce Development Coordinator

Save the Date! Team Up, Take Action Fall Forum: The Impact of COVID-19 in New Hampshire and Vermont: Forging New Partnerships to Improve Health Equity

This is the fifth year collaborating with partners from Dartmouth-Hitchcock and fourth year with the Vermont Public Health Association to present the Team Up, Take Action conference. The 2020 Team Up, Take Action Fall Forum, The Impact of COVID-19 in New Hampshire and Vermont: Forging New Partnerships to Improve Health Equity, will take place virtually from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on November 10, 17, and 19 with a special focus area each day related to COVID and equity issues.

  • Day 1: Health and Healthcare: Health Haves, Health Nots in a Time of COVID-19 – Keynote speaker: Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH, Dean, Boston University School of Public Health
  • Day 2: COVID-19: Impacts on Jobs and the Economy – Keynote speaker: Jessica Santos, PhD, Director of Community Engaged Research, Institute on Assets and Social Policy, Brandeis University
  • Day 3: Food and Housing Insecurity in the Wake of COVID-19: Old Problems, New Opportunities – Keynote speaker: Kerri Lowrey, MPH, JD, Deputy Director for the Network for Public Health Law, Eastern Region, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Registration opens soon - watch for details!

Mentor Program Kick-Off Is Next Week!

NHPHA is ready and excited to Kick-Off the third cohort of the Public Health Mentor Program! We received our highest number of mentee applicants this year and can’t wait to meet everyone virtually on October 7. We have planned a thoughtful and invigorating event with Magda Peck, ScD, who is a seasoned strategic leader in public health, and specifically focuses on mentoring public health professionals and leading public health programs. Currently, Dr. Peck is Founder and Principal, MP3 Health, promoting strategic design, collaborative leadership and social innovation, through a lens of equity. Read more about Magda here.

Save the Date! Lobbying and Advocacy Training

We will be virtually holding our fourth annual training, Lobbying and Advocacy: A Primer for New Hampshire Non-Profit Advocates, on November 4, 2020 from 9 to 11:15 a.m. This training explains legal resources and lobbying restrictions for public health nonprofits and officials, and examines the differences between advocacy, direct lobbying, and grassroots lobbying. We are bringing back our popular speakers, Kate Frey and Jess Wojenski from New Futures and Kerri McGowan Lowery, JD, MPH, from the University of Maryland School of Law. Register here! Scholarships are available by contacting Andrea Guzman at [email protected].

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