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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7 | 6:00 PM

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE WEBINAR

Part of the OneCommunity OneResponse campaign

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
– Michael Blow, Chief Deputy Police Officer for Henderson, Nevada
– Brianna Bower, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
– Angela “Angel” Brock, Edge Nursing Consulting, LLC
– Dr. Sheldon A. Jacobs, Dr. Sheldon A. Jacobs Counseling Services
– Jasmin Lilly-Spells, Clark County District Court Judge, Department 23
– Angela Reyes, SafeNext

PRESENTED / SPONSORED BY:
Mental Health Committee of the Las Vegas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Incorporated (chaired by Dr. Katrina Halsett, MD), Nevada Minority Health & Equity Coalition, UNLV School of Public Health; Health Plan of Nevada, Compassionate Las Vegas, Care Coalition, NAMI Southern Nevada.

Register for the event: HERE

MARCH 24 | APRIL 21 | MAY 19

Fact vs. Fiction:
Fighting COVID-19

A special three-part series (all events 6:30 pm), part of the OneCommunity OneResponse campaign

SPEAKERS

– Dr. Charnell Cain, outpatient family medicine at the Choctaw Indian Reservation
– Dr. Justina Lipscomb, The University of Texas at Austin; San Antonio School of Medicine; Methodist Hospital in San Antonio
– Dr. Yewande Day, Infectious Disease ad Antimicrobial Stewardship at Oschner Health System

PRESENTED BY: Mental Health Committee of the Las Vegas Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Incorporated (chaired by Dr. Katrina Halsett, MD), Nevada Minority Health & Equity Coalition, UNLV School of Public Health; Health Plan of Nevada, and Compassionate Las Vegas

REGISTER FOR THE WEBINARS HERE:

APRIL 21: coming soon

MAY 19: coming soon

MARCH 19 | MARCH 26 | APRIL 30

2021 IMPACT SUMMIT: Supporting Minority Health & Equity Through Legislative Action

Coinciding with the 2021 Nevada Legislative Session, join us for this three-part Impact Summit hosted by NMHEC and Partners for a Healthy Nevada. Please be sure to register for each session you are interested in attending:

FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2021 – 9 to 10 am
SESSION 1: LOBBYIST DAY

FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 2021 – 9 to 10 am
SESSION 2: LEGISLATOR DAY

FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 2021 – 9 to 10 am
SESSION 3: TOWNHALL – Register here

FEBRUARY 10, 2021

CAPACITY TO WEBINAR HAS BEEN INCREASED

“Myths vs Facts about the COVID-19 vaccine”

COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted communities of color. Now that there’s a vaccine, it’s time to know the facts. Join our panel of speakers as they dispel myths and provide facts about the development, effectiveness, safety, and distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine and discuss the importance of the COVID-19 vaccines for communities of color.

Join the panel on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM:
– Register and submit your questions at bit.ly/covidmythvsfact (bit.ly/covidmythvsfact)
– Hear the panel on KCEP – Power 88 – 88.1 FM (https://www.power88lv.com/)
– Watch the panel on Facebook live on the NMHEC (https://www.facebook.com/nmhec/) and KCEP (https://www.facebook.com/power88vegas) Facebook pages

Webinars

JUNE 23, 2020

Amplify Equity: COVID-19’s Impact on Nevada’s Diversity and Equity Populations.

The first webinar of this special series was focused on an overview at the regional and national levels. Learn about Nevada’s stratified data related to the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System and COVID-19 Dashboard, and hear from a panel of experts who shared perspectives from the African American, Asian and Pacific Islander, LatinX, LGBTQ, and Native American communities.