ABOUT US

The Nevada Minority Health & Equity Coalition (NMHEC) is a partnership of academic, civic, private and community organizations that aim to address health disparities and inequities in Nevada by building capacity, informing policy, and conducting research.

#ONECOMMUNITY

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has had vast impacts across the United States, and Nevada is no exception. Over the course of 2020, the COVID-19 crisis has unfolded right before us, resulting in physical, mental, and economic impacts.

PARTNERS

Is your organization interested in becoming a formal Partner with the Nevada Minority Health & Equity Coalition (NMHEC)? NMHEC offers two partnerships types: Allied Partners and Associated Partners. Learn about the benefits, responsibilities, and how to join and become a part of NMHEC.

New report on the risk of COVID-19 among undocumented immigrants

HIGHLIGHT

Risk of COVID-19 among the Undocumented: An Adequate Response Includes All of Us – While COVID-19 has affected everyone, undocumented individuals have been vastly impacted. The pandemic has amplified long-standing differences in socioeconomic status, housing/living conditions, education, and health care access.

NMHEC Events

Nevada Vaccine Equity Collaborative Monthly Meeting

Zoom

Join us every third Wednesday of the month at 11AM PST for the Nevada Vaccine Equity Collaborative meeting! The NVEC is a partnership comprised of diverse and interdisciplinary members of...

Free

Advocacy 101: Navigating the Nevada Legislature

Zoom

Interested in learning more about how laws are passed in Nevada? Want to make sure your voice is heard in the process? Join us Friday, May 20 at 9am for an informative session with experienced legislators, advocates, an lobbyists on how to get involved during the 2023 Nevada Legislative session.

Free

Nevada Vaccine Equity Collaborative Monthly Meeting

Zoom

Join us every third Wednesday of the month at 11AM PST for the Nevada Vaccine Equity Collaborative meeting! The NVEC is a partnership comprised of diverse and interdisciplinary members of...

Free

Equity Through Interconnection: Exploring a Systems Approach to Community Health and Social Change

Zoom

This workshop requires no previous systems experience. Individuals of all levels are invited to attend this highly interactive, collaborative workshop. Participants can expect to gain a foundational understanding of systems theory, be able to create system maps, and access tools for integrating diverse views and synthesizing them into a framework or model that can describe and anticipate how systems could react to change.

Free

Introduction to Health Communication

Zoom

This workshop will cover the basic principles of health communication and the various delivery methods of these types of health information. Participants will learn the definitions, different types of health communication, and practice health communication messaging.

Free

Nevada Vaccine Equity Collaborative Monthly Meeting

Zoom

Join us every third Wednesday of the month at 11AM PST for the Nevada Vaccine Equity Collaborative meeting! The NVEC is a partnership comprised of diverse and interdisciplinary members of...

Free

Community-Based Participatory Research and the Roles of Power, Trust, and Culture

Zoom

Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) is the combination of research and partnership building when assessing a community priority. Partnerships are diverse, often including individuals from specific communities, organizations, academic institutions, and/or coalitions. The CBPR approach strives for shared decision making and involvement of partners and community members during all phases of the process. This two-part workshop will introduce CBPR, its principles, critical points in partnership development and issues throughout the research and partnership processes. Issues related to power dynamics, trust, and culture will be highlighted in the workshop sessions. This workshop is inclusive for anyone interested in research and assessment. Each session will incorporate education for organizations implementing and evaluating community programs.

Free

How to Write a Technical Report

Zoom

This workshop requires no previous systems experience. Individuals of all levels are invited to attend this highly interactive, collaborative workshop. Participants can expect to gain a foundational understanding of systems theory, be able to create system maps, and access tools for integrating diverse views and synthesizing them into a framework or model that can describe and anticipate how systems could react to change.

Free

Nevada Vaccine Equity Collaborative Monthly Meeting

Zoom

Join us every third Wednesday of the month at 11AM PST for the Nevada Vaccine Equity Collaborative meeting! The NVEC is a partnership comprised of diverse and interdisciplinary members of...

Free

Fundamentals of Equity-Focused Community-Based Program Evaluations

Zoom

As the demand for rigorous evaluation of policy and programming rises, it is important to build the capacity of community-serving organizations to carry out activities to test and communicate the effectiveness of community health programs and policies. This workshop will provide a practical and skills-focused introduction to process, impact, and outcome evaluation in community settings.

Free

Nevada Vaccine Equity Collaborative Monthly Meeting

Zoom

Join us every third Wednesday of the month at 11AM PST for the Nevada Vaccine Equity Collaborative meeting! The NVEC is a partnership comprised of diverse and interdisciplinary members of...

Free

Grant Writing 101 for Non-Profits

Zoom

This workshop will provide an overview of best practices for grant writing for non-profit organizations. Participants will learn about funding sources, grant proposals, program narratives, and tips and strategies for grant writing for non-profit and public institutions.

Free

Tweets

La Sociedad Estadounidense del Cáncer calcula que más de 770 Nevadenses serán diagnosticados con melanoma, la forma de la enfermedad más mortífera, este año.

During tough times, negative thoughts can spiral out of control. Learning to cope with these thoughts through #Tools2Thrive can train your brain to think differently and improve your overall mental health and well-being. Learn more: http://mhanational.org/may #MentalHealthMonth

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