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.

WORKSHOPS

The Nevada Minority Health and Equity Coalition will be hosting a series of workshops from June 2022 to March 2023 on a variety of topics that aim to build capacity to address health disparities in Nevada.

HEALTH MATTERS

Here you will find several tools and resources that can guide you on your journey in becoming your own health advocate because your health matters!

BECOME A PARTNER

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

EVENTS & WORKSHOPS

How to Write a Technical Report

Zoom

Technical reports provide an in-depth description of the process, progress, or results of a project or program. Technical report writing is often a requirement at the end of a project or for grant writing. It is a skill that is used to clearly communicate a possible solution to a problem, recommend action, or aid decision making. This workshop will cover the unique skill and art of conveying research information in a clear, concise, effective, and objective manner.

Free

Community-Based Participatory Research and the Roles of Power, Trust, and Culture Part 1

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

Building Community Power to Impact Change: Foundations of Community Organizing

Zoom

Community Organizing is the methodology by which people come together to build collective power to solve social problems.  Non-violent community organizing has and continues to shape much of our daily lives. In this workshop we will review introductory concepts of community organizing through short case studies and explore tools to apply organizing methodologies to your daily practice.  This workshop is designed for people unfamiliar with the basics of community organizing, but open to all.

Free

Building Data Capacity To Tell Your Story Workshop

Zoom

Data is a powerful tool that can shape and inform efforts at the community level. It can help pin-point areas of focus to maximize efforts when there are limited resources. This workshop will cover the value of data collection, how to store and manage data, and identify data resources. Participants will learn strategies to implement, collect, and analyze data in a way that will help increase functionality and stability of their organization, as well as learn the basics of transforming data into a storytelling format that fits their day-to-day work.

Free

Community-Based Participatory Research and the Roles of Power, Trust, and Culture Part 2

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

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