STEPPING FORWARD TOGETHER 2020:
Creating Solutions that Promote Health Equity
Keep the conversation going!
Click here to learn about the VCP Webinar Series!
T.hank you to our speakers for sharing their materials. Click on the title of the workshop to view the slides and the yellow link below to view the presentation.
(Note: There will be a break between the keynote and Dr. Hankerson’s talk, as well as a break half way through Dr. Hankerson’s talk)
Collaboration with Community Partners to Combat Stigma and Promote Public Policy – Michele Levy, ML Brand Strategy Consulting, Webinar Series, May 8, 2020
Slide Deck and Paper: FINAL – VCP Webinar -Narrowing the Gap in Recovery-Oriented Community Services
Making Room at the Table: A Model for Real Peer Leadership in Designated Agencies – Malaika Puffer, Currie Murphie, Erin Nichols, and Taylor Larson, June 19, 2020
Silence Hurts: The Impact of Untreated Childhood Adverse Effects upon the Social isolation of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities – Joe Grabowski, July 16, 2020
Thank you to our generous sponsors for making this year’s conference a success!
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OTHER GENEROUS SPONSORS
Do you have Health Equity Work for an Intern? NEPHTC is offering to pay $3500 to an intern with a qualified project!
Learn more here: NEPHTC Health Equity Internship Program
We are sorry that you were not able to visit with the different table exhibitors.
Please click on the name of the organization below to learn more about them!
2020 Featured Speakers
We are excited to announce the invited keynote and workshop leaders for this year’s conference.
Vivian H. Jackson, Ph.D., LICSW
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Senior Policy Associate National Center for Cultural Competence Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development Washington, DC
Keynote and Afternoon Session: “What’s Culture Got to Do With It? Tackling Isms in Systems for People with Disabilities”
You can learn more about Dr. Jackson here.
Maria Mercedes Avila, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program Director at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.
Documentary and Panel Discussion: “Health Care Disparities in Vermont”
You can learn more about Dr. Avila here.
Sidney Hankerson, MD
Co-Director, Columbia University Wellness Center Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons Assistant Attending, New York-Presbyterian Hospital Research Scientist, New York State Psychiatric Institute
Workshop: “Exploring the Role of Faith, Faith-based Organizations, and Collaboration in the Promotion of Health and Health Equity”
You can learn more about Dr. Hankerson here.
Mary M. Gannon, Ed.D.
Strategies for Growing Diverse Organizations - Consultation and Training
Contact: [email protected]
Workshop: “Disrupt White Supremacy Culture in Our Organizations! A Call for Healthcare Leaders to Craft Equitable and Sustainable Responses Towards Social Justice”