June 2015 News and Updates

News & Updates

June, 2015
Theme of the Month: Energy Insecurity



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Training Opportunities

Health Impact Assessment and Weatherization Plus Health: Leveraging New Funds, Partners, and Opportunities to Improve Health and Residential Energy Efficiency
Sponsor: CT-RI PHTC
Date/Time: Archived
Presenter: Michael Gurecka, Director of Business Development, Energy Services for New Opportunities, Inc.; Tim Choi, MPH, Health Impact Assessment Specialist, San Francisco Public Health Foundation; Lynne Page Synder, PhD, MPH, Consultant, Healthy Housing to the National Association for State Community Services Program
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Building Healthy Communities through Universal Design
Sponsor: Center for Public Health Continuing Education, School of Public Health, University at Albany, State University of New York
Date/Time: Archived
Presenter: Valerie Fletcher, Executive Director, Institute for Human Centered Design; Josh Safdie, Director of IHCD Studio, Institute for Human Centered Design
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Resources

From the Field
Oregon’s Beyond Toxics worked to empower a Latino community with health promotion skills that also protect the environment.

The Los Angeles Community Action Network, a resident-led community-based organization developed the Human Rights and Health Collective Project to address housing issues that impacted the health of low-income communities.


In the News

IN CASE YOU MISSED ITThis month’s Log-in and Learn Webinar

Diana Hernandez, PhD presented,

“Energy Insecurity: Understanding its Dimensions and Implications for Public Health”
Download the recommended reading and slides.

Click here for the edited video of the webinar.