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    • 29 Sep 2020
    • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (EDT)
    • Online

    Racial Healing for Ourselves, Our Communities and Our Future

    Tuesday, September 29
    3 – 4:30 p.m. EDT

    Register now!

    This webinar will discuss racial healing as essential for dismantling racism and advancing racial equity.

    Presenters will:

    • Explain a model for truth, racial healing and transformation, or TRHT.
    • Describe efforts of the TRHT Campus Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
    • Explore how Indigenous values can guide racial healing within and across communities.

    The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session with the webinar audience.

    Webinar participants can earn 1.5 CPH, CME, CNE, or CHES continuing education credits.

    The webinar will be recorded and available for on-demand viewing on APHA’s website within a week of the live event.

    • 29 Sep 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Online

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    The Center for Sustainable Ag invites you to take part in a panel discussion on Racial Justice in the Vermont Food System from 4-6pm on Tuesday, September 29. 

    The Center is supporting the Susu Healing Collective in leading and facilitating this online conversation between farm and food system colleagues of color who live and work in Vermont. 

    Many of Vermont’s food system organizations--from farmland access to food access--would like to address racial justice in the food system, but some are just getting into this space for the first time. There has not yet been a statewide discussion on how to move Vermont towards a racially just food system. Please join facilitators Naomi Doe Moody and Amber Skye Arnold of the Susu Healing Collective and a panel of People of Color who are part of Vermont’s farm and food system to hear about needed work to address racial inequities and injustice - and work towards a just and thriving system for all.

    This virtual webinar is presented by the Susu Healing Collective with support from the UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Agriculture. Contact 
    susuheals@gmail.com or cheryl.herrick@uvm.edu for more information.  The webinar will have live captioning; if you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate, please contact cheryl.herrick@uvm.edu so we may assist you.

    Register at http://go.uvm.edu/susuheals

    • 13 Oct 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)
    • In person or via phone

    VtPHA Board Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month from 5:30 - 7 pm. 

    Board meetings are open to VtPHA's General Membership. 

    Please register so we know you plan to attend. 

    • 24 Oct 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 28 Oct 2020
    • (EDT)
    • Online

    Registration is now open for APHA’s 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting and Expo! It's entirely virtual this year, so join online, Oct. 24-28, to network and learn with thousands of your peers. View rates and register now and check out the Online Program for a list of sessions and events.

    Click here to register. 

    The Virtual Event is New, Not Less

    APHA 2020 will be our first-ever Virtual Annual Meeting and Expo, so we're working hard to make it into an unforgettable experience. The meeting will be equal parts educational, engaging and fun. As always, we’ll give you inspiration, tools and skills to make a difference in your community and advocate for evidence-based programs.

    Attendees can choose from 700+ live scientific sessions to watch during the meeting and continue to watch recordings on-demand after the meeting.

    We know networking is a top reason why public health professionals choose our meeting. We're scheduling unique activities and creating spaces to bring people together, so you can catch up with old friends, make new ones, chat with presenters about their research and build your network with leaders in the field and exhibiting companies.

    More to look forward to:

    • Hear from influential leaders from across the country. Speaker announcements coming soon!
    • Be a part of the conversation about COVID-19 and "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Preventing Violence."
    • Earn free CE credits: Choose from hundreds of CE accredited sessions to maintain your licensure! The first CE discipline is on us ($60 value).
    • Gain a fresh perspective on physical and mental wellness. Participate in fun workouts like yoga and dance, guided meditation sessions and engaging discussions.
    • Attend social events like the APHA Dance Party, Sunset Tweetup, Awards Ceremony and more.
    It's more important now than ever to come together and share stories, challenges and research. By going all-virtual, this year's Virtual Annual Meeting and Expo will prove that public health breaks barriers and continues to find solutions to problems at every level. We hope you will join us and share the news with your colleagues!

    • 10 Nov 2020
    • (EST)
    • 19 Nov 2020
    • (EST)
    • 3 sessions
    • Online

    • 10 Nov 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)
    • In person or via phone

    VtPHA Board Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month from 5:30 - 7 pm. 

    Board meetings are open to VtPHA's General Membership. 

    Please register so we know you plan to attend. 

    • 8 Dec 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)
    • In person or via phone

    VtPHA Board Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month from 5:30 - 7 pm. 

    Board meetings are open to VtPHA's General Membership. 

    Please register so we know you plan to attend. 

Past events

23 Sep 2020 Calling In Not Calling Out
21 Sep 2020 Building Community through Outdoor Activities: Teenagers During Physical Distancing
16 Sep 2020 Until We Have a COVID-19 Vaccine — Disease Containment, Testing and Contact Tracing
10 Sep 2020 Public Health Resources and Services from the National Library of Medicine
8 Sep 2020 VtPHA Board Meeting
31 Aug 2020 The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy’s Response to COVID-19
12 Aug 2020 Returning to K-12 Education: Using Science to Keep Children, Teachers, and Staff Safe
11 Aug 2020 VtPHA Board Meeting
11 Aug 2020 Reborn Not Reformed: Re-Imagining Policing for the Public’s Health
3 Aug 2020 Zine Launch: 'Climate + COVID-19: A Community Conversation'
29 Jul 2020 APHA: Managing Ongoing Surges — Lessons From the Front Lines
24 Jul 2020 Let Food Be Thy Medicine: Practical Ways to Up Your Nutritional Game
22 Jul 2020 Health Literacy Response to COVID-19
14 Jul 2020 VtPHA Board Meeting
14 Jul 2020 A Path to Reproductive Justice: Research, Practice and Policies
8 Jul 2020 Reopening Colleges and Universities During COVID-19: Keeping Students and Communities Healthy
25 Jun 2020 Aligning Intergenerational Expectations: Creating Joy and Productivity in the Workplace
24 Jun 2020 Learning to Treat COVID-19: Clinical Trials and Developing Therapeutics During a Pandemic
22 Jun 2020 Control and Prevention Strategies in Epidemics
15 Jun 2020 Looking at Data in an Outbreak
10 Jun 2020 The Road to Immunity During COVID-19: Developing and Distributing a Vaccine
10 Jun 2020 American Lung Association: Demystifying Testing for COVID‑19
9 Jun 2020 VtPHA Board Meeting
9 Jun 2020 Webinar # 1 Racism: The Ultimate Underlying Condition
27 May 2020 Summer of COVID: Mitigating Direct and Indirect Impacts in the Coming Months
13 May 2020 Toward the 'New Normal' Protecting Public Health as America Reopens
29 Apr 2020 COVID-19 and Health Equity: Exploring Disparities and Long-Term Health Impacts
29 Apr 2020 COVID-19 Brings Persistent Racial and Ethnic Disparities to Focus: Implications for Population Health
22 Apr 2020 COVID-19 Testing: Possibilities, Challenges, and Ensuring Equity
22 Apr 2020 Understanding the Connection Between Suicide, Opioid Misuse and Opioid Overdose
22 Apr 2020 Music Therapy Impact on Population Health: RI Experience and Beyond
15 Apr 2020 Crisis Standards of Care During COVID-19
9 Apr 2020 Emerging Evidence for COVID-19 Spread and Treatment
6 Apr 2020 National Public Health Week
1 Apr 2020 The Science of Social Distancing: Part 2
25 Mar 2020 The Science of Social Distancing: Part 1
25 Mar 2020 American Climate Leadership Summit (ACLS 2020)
19 Mar 2020 Embracing the Inevitable: Practical Change Management
13 Mar 2020 STEPPING FORWARD TOGETHER 2020: Creating Solutions that Promote Health Equity
4 Mar 2020 Upper Valley Advocacy Training: Advocating for Our Upper Valley Public Health Priorities
25 Feb 2020 Racism in America and Why We Should Care
5 Feb 2020 Conversations around Chronic Care: Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
29 Jan 2020 Conversations About Marijuana (THC) Commercialization:A Town Hall for Vermonters With Questions
11 Dec 2019 Working with the Firearms Community to Prevent Suicide
12 Nov 2019 Using Systems Thinking Tools and Coaching in Public Health – Stories From the Field
2 Nov 2019 Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health.
15 Oct 2019 Practical Strategies to Increase Your Personal Safety While Doing Fieldwork
2 Oct 2019 Team Up, Take Action: A Conference on Partnering for Health Equity
26 Sep 2019 Tackling a City's Greatest Public Health Challenges through a "Health in All Policies" Strategy

About the association

VtPHA is a membership organization which facilitates collaboration among people who care about public health and are interested in protecting and promoting the health of Vermont residents.

VtPHA is an Affiliate of the American Public Health Association (APHA). APHA is the national voice of public health and champions the health of all people and all communities. They are the only organization that combines a 140-plus year perspective, the ability to influence federal policy to improve the public’s health and a member community from all public health disciplines and over 40 countries. Learn more at www.apha.org.


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Burlington, VT 05402-0732

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