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Past BARHII Events

BARHII provides education to community groups and public agencies on health equity research and improvement strategies. It also holds its own regular communities of practice on various topics relating to public health. Check out some of BARHII’s trainings, below.

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September 2018


9/26/2018 Built Environment Committee Meeting 2:30-4:30pm

In September Barhii had a presentation with updates on the Regional CASA Process along with BEC’s conversations presented by Miriam Chion and Housing ChangeLab Solutions’ presented by Saneta deBuono-Powell .September’s regularly scheduled built environment meeting will take place Friday, September 21st from 2:30-4:30pm.

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9/26/2018 Micro-aggressions and Bias in the Workplace Training

BARHII invites the community in an opportunity to advance racial justice for the region by participating in its Micro-aggressions and Bias in the Workplace Training. Participants will learn how micro-aggressions serve as unintended but harmful perpetrators of structural racism, as well as gain concrete tools for addressing biased behavior and supporting others.We will be hosting a micro-aggressions and bias in the workplace training in San Mateo County.


9/21/2018 General Membership Meeting – Advancing the Institutional Strategy in BARHII’s Framework: Public Land Use 10:00am-12:00pm

In September Barhii had a presentation and feedback on the new Pilot Transit Pass Discount Program centered around  enrollment process, eligibility requirements, and evaluation of desired outcomes, our regularly scheduled general meeting will take place on Friday, September 21st from 10am-12pm.

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9/18/2018 Data Committee Meeting 2:30-4:30pm

September’s presentation focused on Pacific Islander Birth Record, Public Charge Data Methodology, Regional Look at Methamphetamine and Other Drug-related Deaths. Presentation Discussion regularly scheduled data committee meeting will take place on Tuesday, September 18th from 2:30-4:30pm.

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August 2018


8/31/2018 Micro-aggressions and Bias in the Workplace Training 

BARHII invites the community in an opportunity to advance racial justice for the region by participating in its Micro-aggressions and Bias in the Workplace Training. Participants will learn how micro-aggressions serve as unintended but harmful perpetrators of structural racism, as well as gain concrete tools for addressing biased behavior and supporting others.We will be hosting another micro-aggressions and bias in the workplace training in Contra Costa County on August 31st.


8/29/2018 Community Power and Public Health: Working with Community Organizers to Advance Health Equity: South Bay (Redwood City) 10:00am-2:30pm

BARHII invites its membership to this special event on how community organizations and public health can partner to advance health equity. Special Guest speakers Dawn Phillips and Renée Branch Canady will lead participants in strategies for engaging community organizing groups with public health departments to accelerate change. The main objectives are to bring together two powerful disciplines to align their work around social determinants of health, use a strength-based framework to understand the unique vantage points of community organizing and public health, build connections between public health and community organizing groups, and develop opportunities to advance health equity through the efforts inside public health and in community organizations. This part of the series will take place in Redwood City.


8/28 -29/2018 California Adaption Forum: How Focusing on Health Can Expand Collaborations on Enhance Resilience.

Melissa Jones Executive Director, Bay Area Regional Health Inquities Initiative discussed health impacts of a changing climate has the potential to bring together a diverse set of partners and enhance the resilience of Frontline communities. The interactive session brings together a diverse group of panelists to discuss how health has been used inspire successful collaborations.


8/28/2018 Community Power and Public Health: Working with Community Organizers to Advance Health Equity: East Bay (Oakland) 10:00-2:30pm

BARHII invites its membership to this special event on how community organizations and public health can partner to advance health equity. Special Guest speakers Dawn Phillips and Renée Branch Canady will lead participants in strategies for engaging community organizing groups with public health departments to accelerate change. The main objectives are to bring together two powerful disciplines to align their work around social determinants of health, use a strength-based framework to understand the unique vantage points of community organizing and public health, build connections between public health and community organizing groups, and develop opportunities to advance health equity through the efforts inside public health and in community organizations. The second part of this series will take place in Oakland.


8/27/2018 Policy Committee Meeting 9:30-11:30am

August’s regularly scheduled policy committee meeting will take place on Monday, August 27th from 9:30-11:30 am. The BARHII Policy Committee pools expertise of policy and legislative staff from the Bay Area’s public health departments. We share analysis, strategize, and at times, take collective action.We will discuss federal, state, and regional policy updates and prepare for our next meeting.

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8/22/2018 Built Environment Committee Meeting -Healthy Housing and Anti-Displacement Efforts at the State Level 2:30-4:30pm

In August’s meeting the discussion on Healthy Housing and Anti-Displacement Efforts at the State Level, presented by Brandon Kitagawa from RAMP and update on Regional CASA Process/BEC learning series. August’s regularly scheduled built environment committee meeting will take place on Wednesday, August 22nd from 2:30-4:30pm.

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8/17/2018 Internal Capacity Committee Meeting 12:30-2:30pm

August’s meeting discussed updates on Bias in the Workplace,  Adaptive Leadership Launch for County Cohort Work, Immigration Brief, 2018 Strategic Plan, North Bay Fire Recovery Brief,  and Additional Public Health Departments to be Represented in ICC. August’s regularly scheduled Internal Capacity Committee meeting will take place on Friday, August 17th from 12:30-2:30pm.

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8/17/2018 Procurement and Contracting Among Anchor Institutions for Social Justice 10:00am-12:00pm

August’s regularly scheduled general meeting will take place Friday, August 17th from 10:00am-12:00pm. Healthcare organizations – local public health departments, hospitals, and health systems – are major employers that see the business opportunities and health benefits of supporting local economies. Where we buy our food, who farms it, and how we feed our people is a procurement effort that healthcare organizations have developed. In this meeting, social justice groups highlight local and sustainable food systems as the main ingredients for health, wellness, and climate resiliency among communities.

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July 2018


7/31/2018 Bias in the Workplace Training Contra Costa
9:00-11:00am

BARHII invites the community in an opportunity to advance racial justice for the region by participating in its Micro-aggressions and Bias in the Workplace Training. Participants will learn how micro-aggressions serve as unintended but harmful perpetrators of structural racism, as well as gain concrete tools for addressing biased behavior.


7/25/2018 Built Environment Committee Meeting 2:30-4:30pm

Cynthia Knowles of San Mateo County will be speaking on Beyond Reporting: Healthy Housing by Families and Landlords .July’s regularly scheduled Built Environment Committee Meeting will take place on Wednesday, July 25th.


7/23/2018 Policy Committee Meeting 9:30-11:30am

July’s regularly scheduled Policy Committee Meeting will take place on Monday, July 30th from 9:30-11:30am. We will discuss and analyze policy updates at the federal, state, and regional updates along with our  2018 priorities.

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7/20/2018 Public Health’s Workforce Capacity to Advance Racial and Health Equity 

BARHII’s recent assessment of the Bay Area’s workforce needs and capacities led to a deeper understanding of the opportunities to advance racial equity within our counties public health systems. This session will cover the results of our survey assessment along with how to increase the size and skills of a diverse workforce, reduce occupational barriers for women and people of color, and how hiring and promotion strategies within Local Health Departments can advance racial equity. Our invited speaker, Kevin Barnett, is the Co-Director of the California Future Health Workforce Commission and a Senior Investigator at the Public Health Institute.

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 7/20/18 Internal Capacity Committee Meeting 12:30-2:30pm

The Internal Capacity Committee Meeting  discussed updates on Bias in the Workplace Including Data Report, Alameda (May 31) , Contra Costa (June 7); Updates on Adaptive Leadership Launch for County Cohort Work, Statewide GARE Convening and Regional Next Steps, Power Building Project and Resource Deployment Applications, Public Health Departments to be Represented in ICC, and BARHII Summit 2020 – Sharing Best Practices Across the Region. July’s regularly scheduled Internal Capacity Committee meetingwill take place on Friday, July 20th from 12:30-2:30pm.

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 7/17/18 Data Committee Meeting 2:30-4:30pm

July’s regularly scheduled data committee meeting will take place on Tuesday, July 17 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm. Corina Chung of San Mateo County Healthy System will present on San Mateo County’s Community Collaboration for Children’s Success initiative (CCCS). This will be followed by members’ general updates and a discussion on potential future meeting topics.

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June 2018


6/27/2018 Built Environment Committee 2:30-4:30pm

June’s monthly Data Committee Meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 27th from 2:30-4:30pm. We will briefly discuss the North Bay Fire recovery process. Gabriela Sandoval from TURN will speak on energy and health along with Amy Dryden from Build It Green who will speak on the intersection of Energy Efficiency and Health. We will close with Planning the Built Environment 2018 Learning Series.

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6/26/2018 Public Health Workforce Development Needs Assessment

BARHII and  San Francisco State worked together to develop a survey for the public health workforce needs. This event will provide a deep discussion around the survey results and possible solutions to the various workforce barriers to help develop pipeline programs. We hope to use the results to inform workforce training development.

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6/25/2018 Policy Committee Meeting 9:30-11:30am

June’s monthly Policy committee meeting will take place on Monday, June 25th from 9:30-11:30am.

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6/19/2018 Data Committee Meeting 2:30pm-4:30pm

June’s monthly Data Committee Meeting will take place on Tuesday, June 19th from 2:30-4:30pm. Eva Weinstein of Napa County Public Health will identify the key target areas of the Community Health Assessment and Bina Shrimali, a senior researcher at the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank will present on housing affordability, gentrification, and displacement in the Bay Area.

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 6/15/2018  Ending the Pacific Islander Invisibility: Recommendations for Data Collection and MCH Programming 2:30-4:30pm

The way data is currently collected makes Pacific Islanders invisible and difficult to experience and address health inequities. This general membership meeting will have a presentation by the Pacific Islander Taskforce about the issues with data and the need for standardization around race/ethnicity. Then, there will be a conversation and discussion about how to implement the lessons learned.

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 6/8/2018  Community Power and Public Health North Bay: (Vallejo)

BARHII invites the community to this special event, giving attendees the opportunity to advance collaboration and engagement in the region by participating in a workshop with Dawn Phillips and Renée Branch Canady. Together, they will lead participants in strategies for engaging community organizing groups with public health departments.


 6/7/2018  Micro-aggressions and Bias in the Workplace Training 1:00pm-4:30pm

BARHII invites the community in an opportunity to advance racial justice for the region by participating in its Micro-aggressions and Bias in the Workplace Training. Participants will learn how micro-aggressions serve as unintended but harmful perpetrators of structural racism, as well as gain concrete tools for addressing biased behavior and supporting others. This event will take place in Contra Costa County.


May 2018


5/31/2018  Micro-aggressions and Bias in the Workplace Training 1:00pm-4:30pm

BARHII invites the community in an opportunity to advance racial justice for the region by participating in its Micro-aggressions and Bias in the Workplace Training. Participants will learn how micro-aggressions serve as unintended but harmful perpetrators of structural racism, as well as gain concrete tools for addressing biased behavior and supporting others. This event will take place in Alameda county.


5/30/2018  Community Conversation on Health and Housing 4:00pm-6:00pm

We invite you to join a conversation between resident leaders, Urban Habitat, the Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative, funders, and health leaders to share your perspective and discuss solutions to the housing affordability crisis in Vallejo.

5/23/2018  Policy Committee Meeting 10:00am-12:00pm

May’s regularly scheduled Policy Committee Meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 23rd, from 10:00am – 12:00pm. We will discuss and analyze policy updates at the federal, state, and regional updates along with our  2018 priorities.

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5/23/2018 Built Environment Meeting 2:30-4:30pm

May’s regularly scheduled Built Environment Committee Meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 23rd, from 2:30pm – 4:30pm. Our BEC chairs, Tram Nguyen and Belén Seara will present on Code Enforcement Without Displacement.

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5/18/2018 Healthy Housing for a Changing Bay Area 

The San Francisco Bay Area has enjoyed an increasing diversity of people, cultures, and industries while experiencing a substantial economic growth. However, the polarization of this growth, compounded by natural disasters and inequities across neighborhoods, has triggered a cascade of displacement with unhealthy housing conditions from growing homelessness to overcrowding conditions, suburban resegregation, long commutes, and expensive rents. The health sector can lead the delivery of healthy housing for all.


5/18/2018 General Membership Meeting 10:00am-12:00pm

May’s regularly scheduled General Membership Meeting will take place on Friday, May 18th, from 10:00am – 12:00pm. Miriam Chion, BARHII’s new director of of Policy and Planning, will lead a conversation on the Urban Habitat report on Regional Resegregation and the Changing Bay Area, discussing opportunities for health leadership.

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5/18/2018 Internal Capacity Committee Meeting 12:30-2:30pm

May’s regularly scheduled Internal Capacity Committee Meeting will take place on Friday, May 18th from 12:30pm – 2:30pm. We will discuss Bias in the Workplace updates and the roll-out of the GARE Adaptive leadership training.

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5/15/2018 Data Committee Meeting 2:30-4:30pm

May’s regularly scheduled Data Committee Meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 15th, from 2:30pm – 4:30pm. Jamie White of Sacramento Public Health will present on Prenatal Care, Preterm Birth, and Racial Disparities among Low-Income White and Black Mothers in Sacramento County. Dr. Marlon Boarnet and Seva Rodnyansky from the Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California will present on Residential Mobility and Displacement.

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April 2018


4/25/2018 Built Environment Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

April’s regularly scheduled Built Environment Committee Meeting will take place on Wednesday, April 25th, from 2:30pm – 4:30pm. Updates will be given on Adapting to Rising Tides and the Resilience Brief.

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4/23/2018 Policy Committee Meeting 9:30am – 11:30am

April’s regularly scheduled Policy Committee Meeting will take place on Monday, April 23rd, from 9:30am – 11:30am. We will discuss federal, state, and regional policy updates and prepare for our next meeting.

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4/20/2018 Rise Together Opportunity Summit 9:30am – 4:30pm

BARHII is canceling our General Membership and Internal Capacity Committee meetings in April to attend the Rise Together Opportunity Summit. We highly encourage our members to join us at this amazing event where we will hear from local, state, and national experts who are building collaborative and innovative solutions.


 4/17/2018 Data Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

April’s regularly scheduled Data Committee Meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 17th, from 2:30pm – 4:30pm. – Bob Allen and Tony Samara of Urban Habitat will present the Urban Habitat report on the Resegregation of the Bay Area and Madhurima Gadgil of the California Department of Public Health will present The Healthy Communities Data and Indicators Project (HCI).

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March 2018


3/28/2018 Built Environment Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

March’s regularly scheduled Built Environment Committee Meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 28th, from 2:30pm – 4:30pm. We will discuss the committee’s involvement with Adapting to Rising Tides (ART) to determine our involvement for another project.

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3/26/2018 Policy Committee Meeting 9:30am – 11:30am

March’s regularly scheduled Policy Committee Meeting will take place on Monday, March 26th, from 9:30am – 11:30am. The objectives of this meeting include developing a bill list for consideration by our jurisdictions to guide 2018 legislative work, coordinating and supporting county legislative efforts, and  sharing information on regional and federal policy changes.

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 3/20/2018 Data Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

March’s regularly scheduled Data Committee Meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 20th, from 2:30pm – 4:30pm. We will be joined by Rebecca Fisher of the City of Berkeley Public Health Division and Gillian Adams of ABAG to discuss the Soda Tax and MTA Housing Data Portal, respectively.

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3/16/2018 General Membership Meeting- Violence Prevention is Public Health 10:00am – 12:00pm

March’s regularly scheduled General Membership Meeting will take place on Friday, March 16th, from 10:00am – 12:00pm. The topic of this meeting is Violence Prevention is Public Health. BARHII will be joined by David Muhammad, Executive Director, of National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform for this special meeting.

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3/16/2018 Internal Capacity Committee Meeting 12:30pm – 2:30pm

March’s regularly scheduled Internal Capacity Committee Meeting will take place on Friday, March 16th, from 12:30pm – 2:30pm. An update will be given on our trainings and future steps.

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3/01/2018 Micro-aggressions and Bias in the Workplace Training 01:00pm – 4:30pm

BARHII hosted our first Micro-aggression and Bias in the Workplace training  on Friday, March 1st, from 01:00pm – 4:30pm at 1100 San Leandro Blvd, Redwood Room, San Leandro, CA 94577. Stay tuned for additional training dates! BARHII invites the community in an opportunity to advance racial justice for the region by participating in its Micro-aggressions and Bias in the Workplace Training. Participants will learn how micro-aggressions serve as unintended but harmful perpetrators of structural racism, as well as gain concrete tools for addressing biased behavior and supporting others.



February 2018


2/28/2018 Built Environment Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

February’s regularly scheduled Built Environment Committee Meeting will take place on Wednesday, February 28th, from 2:30pm – 4:30pm. We will be joined by Bruce Riordan who will provide an update on Climate Readiness followed by a Q&A.

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2/26/2018 Policy Committee Meeting 9:30am – 11:30am

February’s regularly scheduled Policy Committee Meeting will take place on Monday, February 26th, from 9:30am – 11:30am. The objectives include develop initial bill list for consideration in 2018 legislative work, coordinate and support county legislative efforts, and share information on regional and federal policy changes.

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 2/20/2018 Data Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

February’s regularly scheduled Data Committee Meeting will take place on Tuesday, February 20th, from 2:30pm – 4:30pm. Dr. Neil Maizlish and Helen Dowling of the Public Health Alliance of Southern California will provide a background on the Health Place Index (HPI) and demo the interactive mapping tool. Jenny Mercado of Sonoma County will present the Sonoma County Summary Measures of Health. This will be followed by a discussion and Q&A.

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2/16/2018 Internal Capacity Committee Meeting –  12:30pm – 2:30pm

February’s regularly scheduled Internal Capacity Committee Meeting will take place on Friday, February 16th, from 12:30pm – 2:30pm. The committee will discuss updates on our Micro-aggressions and Bias in the Workplace Training that is upcoming, the continuation of advancing change in your county cohort, and regional next steps.

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2/16/2018 General Membership Meeting – Traffic Fines, Asset Stripping, and Health Equity 10:00am – 12:00pm

February’s regularly scheduled General Membership Meeting will take place on Friday, February 16th, from 10:00am – 12:00pm. The topic of this meeting is Traffic Fines, Asset Stripping, and Health Equity. BARHII will be joined by the Lawyers’ Committee For Civil Rights for this special meeting on how traffic courts are driving health inequities.

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January 2018


1/31/2018 GARE California State Convening: Staying the Course for Racial Equity 8:30am – 5:30pm

GARE held their first annual State Convening on Staying the Course for Racial Equity, in which BARHII did a presentation on regional collaboration efforts and adaptive leadership.

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1/29/2018 Resilient by Design: Race and Equity Training 11:00am – 3:00pm

In January, BARHII participated in Resilient By Designs Training on Race and Equity with Dwayne Marsh of Race Forward. We focused on racial equity for climate adaption planning.

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1/26/2018 Funding Climate Adaptation Implementation – Challenges and Opportunities in the Bay Area 10:00am – 3:30pm

In January, BARHII presented at the Funding Climate Adaptation Implementation on Challenges and Opportunities in the Bay Area. Melissa Jones, our Executive Director, spoke on the current health impacts of climate change and the need for funding, which promotes public health interventions as a part of climate adaptation strategy.

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1/26/2018 Executive Committee Meeting 9:30am – 11:30am

In January, the Executive Committee discussed lessons learned and set proposed goals for 2018. Other topics included discussing Training and Events capacity, Policy Efforts, Proposal for Strategic Plan, and voting on the adoption of BARHII’s 2018 Policy Platform.

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1/24/2018 Chronic Disease Prevention Leadership Team Project Quarterly Meeting 9:30am – 12:30pm

In January, Melissa Jones, our Executive Director, did a presentation at the Chronic Disease Prevntion Leadership Team Project Quarterly Meeting on BARHII’s policy work on racial equity efforts.

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1/22/2018 CAPF Legislative Briefing: Sustainable Funding for Chronic Disease, Injury, and Violence Prevention 2:00pm – 4:00pm

In January, Sunny Koh, our Development and Communications Manager, and Will Dominie, our Policy Manager, attended the CAPF Legislative Briefing on Sustainable Funding for Chronic Disease, Injury, and Violence Prevention. Melissa Jones, our Executive Director is a member on their Steering Committee.

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1/22/2018 Policy Committee Meeting 9:30am – 11:30am

In January, the Policy Committee reviewed Regional, State, and Federal policy changes. Other topics included a final vote on BARHII’s Policy Platform.

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1/19/2018 General Membership Meeting 10:00am – 12:00pm

In January’s General Membership Meeting we focused on our immigration work. Kaiser Family Foundation presented a new report on Immigrant Families in America. Other topics include BARHII’s regional brief and BARHII’s Trauma Workgroup.

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1/17/2018 Preparation and Run-Through of Micro-aggressions and Bias in the Workplace Training 10:00am – 02:00pm

BARHII will be offering a training to address bias and micro-aggressions in the workplace. This training will help to develop skills to address those behaviors in the workplace. Our training team spent this time preparing to present the training. BARHII invites the community in an opportunity to advance racial justice for the region by participating in its Micro-aggressions and Bias in the Workplace Training. Participants will learn how micro-aggressions serve as unintended but harmful perpetrators of structural racism, as well as gain concrete tools for addressing biased behavior and supporting others.

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 1/16/2018 Data Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

In January, the Data Committee continued its partnership with the Public Health Alliance of Southern California in which Los Angeles County presented their Vision Zero Action Plan. Allison Albee visited from ChangeLab Solution’s and presented their Planning Tools and Policies.

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1/09/2018 Built Environment Committee Retreat 2:00pm – 5:00pm

In January, the Built Environment Committee met for a retreat to synthesis their year long study of climate change on resilience and health equity. We will develop a working definition of  ‘resilience’ for communities and reflect on what the committee has learned over the past year.

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November 2017


11/17/2017 General Membership Meeting 10:00am – 12:00pm

November’s General Membership Meeting discussed two large regional initiatives that we have launched, CASA, the committee to house the Bay Area, and Rise Together Bay Area. Other topics included focusing on how we use the power of public health’s 10 essential services to realize the power of these two initiatives for the region.

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 11/21/2017 Data Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

In November, the Data Committee Meeting continued their partnership with the Public Health Alliance of Southern California and discussed a presentation by California Food Policy Advocates focusing on Summer Meal Programs for Immigrants. The meeting also discussed updates on BARHII’s Regional Immigration Work.

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11/27/2017 Policy Committee Meeting 9:30am – 11:30am

November’s Policy Committee Meeting will include updates on county legislative efforts. Other topics include regional, federal , and state policy updates. Lastly, they reviewed outcomes from Directors’ Policy Meeting.

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11/29/2017 Built Environment Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

In November, the Built Environment Committee discussed the Public Health Solutions Around Food and Climate Change Presentation by Sahra Pak. The meeting also covered updates on Resilient By Design, BARC, SPARCC, and CASA.

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October 2017


 

10/27/2017 General Membership Meeting 10:00pm – 12:00pm

October’s General Membership Meeting focused on Wealth Building and Worker Protection Strategies to Advance Health. The meeting featured presentations by Dave Zuckerman of the Democracy Collaborative, Shannon Ladner Beasley of Contra Costa County, and Curtis Chan of San Francisco County.

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10/25/2017 Built Environment Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

October’s Built Environment Committee Meeting featured a presentation by Dr. Theopia Jackson on Promoting Community Resilience in the Face of Environmental Trauma. The group then discussed how to further implement their ongoing discussions on resilience into the BEC’s 2017 Resilience Project.

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10/23/2017 Policy Committee Meeting 9:30am – 11:30am

The October Policy Committee Meeting focused on a review of BARHII’s Legislative Platform and additional planning for BARHII’s 2018 legislative work. Other topics covered included updates on recent local, regional, state, and federal policy work.

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10/17/2017 Data Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

In October, the Data Committee continued its partnership with the Public Health Alliance of Southern California and discussed how to address current data gaps for the Public Health Departments. The meeting also covered further discussion of the health department’s data on immigration work.

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September 2017


 

9/27/2017 Built Environment Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

For September’s Meeting, the Built Environment Committee took a deep dive into Plan Bay Area 2040’s Proposed Scenarios, and further looked into how they can make a greater impact on climate change with more active travel. Other topics included updates on regional built environment and climate change work, and a discussion of health department responses to recent heat waves.

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9/25/2017 Policy Committee Meeting 9:30am – 11:30am

In addition to the Policy Committee’s usual updates on local, regional, state, and federal policy work, September’s meeting had a presentation and discussion on Local Cannabis Taxation and implementing policies on cannabis once it’s fully legalized. The session also had reflections of this year’s policy work.

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9/19/2017 Data Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

The Data Committee partnered with the Public Health Alliance of Southern California for its September meeting, specifically looking at the impact of WIC participation on birth outcomes. Neil Maizlish gave a second presentation examining the ITHIM model and the benefits of active travel in Plan Bay Area 2040’s proposed scenarios.

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9/15/2017 Internal Capacity Committee Meeting 12:30pm – 2:30pm

In September, the Internal Capacity Committee will help review and refine BARHII’s upcoming Workplace Bias and Microagressions Training. Other topics will include discussions on how change happens in public health, and how to troubleshoot when there are problems.

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9/15/2017 General Membership Meeting 10:00am – 12:00pm

September’s General Membership Meeting explores strategies for Public Health Departments to respond to hate and the current political climate. Looking at the Public Health Departments’ past actions and utilizing the communications work of Berkeley Media Studies Group, this meeting will devise strategies and messages for moving forward.

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August 2017


8/28/2017 Policy Committee Meeting 9:30am – 11:30am

In August, the Policy Committee Meeting will include updates on the progress of our bills and legislative advocacy; local, county, and state policy updates; and formulating our plan for advocacy in the next year. Other topics will include new issues the Policy Committee is considering taking on, including cannabis and additional work around displacement.

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8/23/2017 Built Environment Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

August’s BARHII BEC Meeting will include a presentation by the Asian Pacific Environmental Network to discuss a community perspective on resilience. Other topics will include discussions of the Committee’s Resilience project and updates on the potential work with Resilient by Design.

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8/18/2017 Messaging and Communicating Health Equity 10:00am – 2:00pm

In place of BARHII’s regular August General Membership and Internal Capacity Committee meetings, we will be partnering with Berkeley Media Studies Group for a special event around messaging and communications. This half-day training will dig deep into health equity and will cover how to approach developing overall media and communication strategies, how to frame messages on housing affordability and maternal and child health, and what we know about communicating in ways that resonates across the political spectrum.


8/15/2017 Data Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Data Committee’s August Meeting will continue BARHII’s Joint Data Committee meetings with the Public Health Alliance of Southern California, and will include presentations on both the Cost-Benefit of WIC for Adverse Outcomes and a presentation from Solano County on their recent epidemiology work. It will also include a presentation from Alameda County on their Immigration and Public Health Brief.

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July 2017


 

 7/26/2017 Built Environment Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:00pm

The July BEC Meeting included a presentation by Matt Wolff of San Francisco County Public Health Department explaining the county’s resilience work. Other topics of discussion included updates on the committee’s overall Resiliency Project and updates on the Resilient by Design Process.

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7/24/2017 Policy Committee Meeting 9:30am – 11:30am

In July, BARHII’s Policy Committee met to discuss the progress of our 2017 legislative agenda. The meeting also included time to review county, state, and federal policies, as well as discuss our statewide and regional housing campaigns.

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7/18/2017 Data Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 3:30pm

The Data Committee continued its joint meetings with the Public Health Alliance of Southern California in July, with a meeting on Assessing the Association between WIC Enrollment and BIRTH Outcomes. Other topics covered in the meeting included updates on the Alliance’s Health Disadvantage Index.

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7/18/2017 Health Equity and Social Justice 101 Training: Stories from the Field NAACHO Webinar 

BARHII Participated in Part 3: Stories from the Field of NAACHO’s Health Equity and Social Justice 101 Trainings. Following webinars on The Politics of Health Inequity and Intersectionality, the webinar focused on learning from local health department practitioners about approachs for institutionalizing health equity and social justice work at the local level.


 7/11/2017 Social Determinants of Health and Structural Racism Committee Meeting 1:00pm – 3:00pm

The July Social Determinants of Health and Structural Racism Committee Meeting was geared toward transforming the Committee into its new structure and model of “Addressing Structural Racism Committee Presents” Trainings.

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June 2017


 

6/28/2017 Built Environment Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

June’s Built Environment Committee meeting will have Allison Brooks of the Bay Area Regional Collaborative (BARC) to talk about the resiliency chapter they wrote for plan Bay Area.

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6/26/2017 Policy Committee Meeting 9:30am – 11:30am

In June, the Policy Committee Meeting will include updates on the progress of our bills, the state budget, and discussions around county, regional, and state strategy.

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 6/20/2017 Data Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

June’s BARHII Data Committee Meeting will include a presentation by Santa Clara County on their Child Health Assessment project and additional time discussing BARHII’s recent Immigrant Data Survey.

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 6/16/2017 Internal Capacity Committee Meeting 12:30pm – 2:30pm

June’s Internal Capacity Committee meeting discussion will focus on Alameda County’s use of a Racial Equity Tool in partnership with GARE.

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 6/16/2017 Public Health Approaches to Homelessness: BARHII General Membership Meeting 10:00am – 12:00pm

June’s BARHII General Meeting was designed to help participants from public health and homelessness programs explore the regional crisis of homelessness in the Bay Area, focusing on root causes and solutions bigger than any one jurisdiction. Leaders from across the region shared emerging public health strategies for addressing this crisis—including regional strategies, policy actions, new funding streams, and more.

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May 2017


 5/31/2017 Bystander Intervention for Hate and Bias Incidents – Presentation for San Mateo County 12:30pm – 4:30pm

Following the enthusiasm around our Valentine’s Day “Love Your Neighbor Training,” BARHII is beginning to offer Bystander Intervention for Hate and Bias Incidents in new locations. This training focuses on what we can do as individuals to protect and support the members of our community who are vulnerable to racist, sexist, homophobic, islamophobic, and other hate-based attacks and explores our role as individuals in supporting safe communities for everyone.


 5/24/2017 Built Environment Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:00pm

In May, BEC will feature a presentation on resiliency by Jasneet Sharma of San Mateo County as well as updates on Plan Bay Area 2040.

 

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5/22/2017 Policy Committee Meeting 9:30am – 11:30am

May’s Policy Committee Meeting will begin to discuss our next steps of our policy work after finalizing our list of 2017 state legislation in April. In addition, we’ll have a federal policy update and discussions of regional planning.

 

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5/19/2017 Internal Capacity Committee Meeting 12:30pm – 2:30pm

In May, Internal Capacity Committee will focus on Napa County’s experiences of using the BARHII Toolkit. It will also have discussions of the ad-hoc workgroup developing BARHII’s Addressing Bias and Micro-Agressions in the Workplace training.

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 5/19/2017 BARHII General Membership Meeting 10:00am – 12:00pm

May’s General Membership Meeting is a chance to check in with BARHII and Local Health Department’s work in the six months since the election.

This reflection session will be an interactive opportunity to not only get updates and insight on BARHII’s most recent work, including our Immigrant Data Survey and the State Legislation we’re working on in 2017, but also to hear from local health departments on what’s been changing in their departments.

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5/16/2017 Data Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Data Committee’s May Meeting will be the official launch of our joint Data Committee meetings with the Public Health Alliance of Southern California, and will include a panel on community and hospital partnerships with local health departments. We’ll also spend time discussing BARHII’s recent Immigrant Data Survey.

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 5/9/2017 Social Determinants of Health and Structural Racism Committee Meeting 1:00pm – 3:00pm

In May, the Structural Racism and Social Determinants of Health Committee will be begin discussions and a speaker series around cannabis

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April 2017


 4/26/2017 Built Environment Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

In April, BEC will have Linda Helland of the California Department of Public Health discussing The Resiliency Framework for CDPH’s California Adaptation Plan.

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 4/24/2017 Priority Bills Policy Smackdown! – Policy Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:00pm

Last month began the Policy Committtee’s in depth review of California state legislation, as well as the discussion of BARHII’s policy focus for 2017. In April, we’ll have the Policy Committee’s Priority Bills Policy Smackdown – a special meeting designed to narrow down the specific state legislation BARHII will focus on for the rest of the year. If there’s only one Policy Committee Meeting you can attend this year, it should be this one!

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 4/24/2017 Bystander Intervention for Hate and Bias Incidents – Presentation for San Mateo County 12:30pm – 4:30pm

Following the enthusiasm around our Valentine’s Day “Love Your Neighbor Training,” BARHII is beginning to offer Bystander Intervention for Hate and Bias Incidents in new locations. This training focuses on what we can do as individuals to protect and support the members of our community who are vulnerable to racist, sexist, homophobic, islamophobic, and other hate-based attacks and explores our role as individuals in supporting safe communities for everyone.


 4/21/2017 Power-Mapping the Housing Crisis 10:00am – 3:00pm

In place of BARHII’s General Membership and Internal Capacity Meetings for the month of April, we will instead be hosting session two of our Power-Mapping the Housing Crisis series facilitated by Makani Themba of Higher Ground Strategies.

This work session is designed for and open to all who work on housing and or regional planning. Careful consideration Careful consideration has been taken to make this session accessible for both beginners and experts.

BARHII is working to expand the number of people working on the housing crisis taking place in the Bay Area, and anyone working and committed to addressing the problem is welcome to attend this session.


 4/18/2017 Data Committee Meeting 9:30am – 11:30am

April’s Data Committee Meeting will follow up on the decline of program utilization by immigrant populations as well as feature a presentation by San Mateo County and further discussion about Data Committee’s partnership with the Public Health Alliance of Southern California.

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 4/12/2017 Bystander Intervention for Hate and Bias Incidents – Presentation for San Mateo County 12:30pm – 4:30pm

Following the enthusiasm around our Valentine’s Day “Love Your Neighbor Training,” BARHII is beginning to offer Bystander Intervention for Hate and Bias Incidents in new locations. This training focuses on what we can do as individuals to protect and support the members of our community who are vulnerable to racist, sexist, homophobic, islamophobic, and other hate-based attacks and explores our role as individuals in supporting safe communities for everyone.


4/11/2017 Social Determinants of Health and Structural Racism Committee Meeting 1:00pm – 3:00pm

In April, the Structural Racism and Social Determinants of Health Committee will be discussing how to engage mental health staff to develop supports related to traumas emerging from threats of deportation, deportation, and anti-immigrant sentiment.

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March 2017


 

 3/22/2017 Built Environment Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

March’s Built Environment Committee will examine a holistic understanding of resiliency. The session will also include updates on the recent Climate Health Meeting and local health department’s work on resiliency.

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 3/21/2017 Data Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Topics at the March Data Committee Meeting include follow up on tracking program enrollment deadlines as well as discussions of partnerships with the Public Health Alliance of Southern California’s Data Committee.

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 3/17/2017 Internal Capacity Committee Meeting 12:30pm – 2:30pm

In March, the Internal Capacity Committee will focus on legal guidance regarding potential immigration issues at public health sites. Specifically, the meeting will examine what Local Health Departments can and can’t do when it comes to immigration.

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 3/17/2017 Housing Discrimination and Health – BARHII General Membership Meeting 10:00am – 12:00pm

Stable and desegregated neighborhoods have been a key demand of civil rights movements in this country, and a key driver of health equity.   In March, BARHII will continue its focus on housing with a look at how proposed changes to fair housing law could impact Bay Area families.

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 3/15/2017 Policy Committee Meeting 9:30am – 11:30am

The March Policy Committee Meeting will provide updates on which bills individual counties are prioritizing in the 2017 legislative cycle, share updates on state legislation, and revisit responses to executive orders.

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 3/14/2017 Social Determinants of Health and Structural Racism Committee Meeting 1:00pm – 3:00pm

The Structural Racism and Social Determinants of Health Meeting for March  will focus on the intersections of public health, rapid response, and immigration raids. We will have a speaker from the New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia discussing their rapid response to immigration raids program.

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February 2017


 2/21/2017 Data Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

The Data Committee will include a presentation from the California Department of Public Health on OHE’s California Reducing Disparities Project among other topics.

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 2/17/2017 Internal Capacity Committee Meeting 12:30pm – 2:30pm

February’s Internal Capacity Meeting will include focus on BARHII’s work with GARE including a report from Solano County on their work.

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 2/17/2017 Children’s Health Equity and Building a Bigger Tent – BARHII General Membership Meeting 10:00am – 12:00pm

 

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 2/15/2017 Policy Committee Meeting 9:30am – 11:30am

In February, the Policy Committee will discuss joint work between BARHII and the Public Health Alliance of Southern California, California State Legislation, and updates on regional planning and policy in BARHII’s member jurisdictions.

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 2/14/2017 Love Our Neighbors Training: Bystander Intervention for Hate & Bias 2:00pm – 5:00pm

This Valentine’s Day, BARHII’s SDOH/SR Committee will be holding a training that addresses what we can do as individuals to protect and support the members of our community who are vulnerable to racist, sexist, homophobic, islamophobic attacks and explores our role as individuals in supporting safe communities for everyone. Click here to learn more.


 2/10/2017 Transformative Climate Communities Summit 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Melissa Jones will be Co-Facilitating a Session at the Transformative Climate Communities Summit February 10, 2017.


 2/10/2017 Strong, Prosperous, and Resilient Communities Challenge (SPARCC) Site Visit 12:00pm – 5:00pm

BARHII will be participating in a Strong, Prosperous, and Resilient Communities Challenge (SPARCC ) Site Visit.


 2/6/2017 Building Equity Champions in Changing Times: A Power Mapping Training 9:30am – 12:30pm

Making progress in health equity requires that we understand who makes the decisions, how we can influence them and what will it take to build public support. Please join us for a training to explore how to use power mapping as a tool for developing effective change strategies. Click here to learn more.


 2/6/2017 Power-Mapping the Housing Crisis – Invite Only 1:00pm – 5:00pm

This invite only training session is designed to aid BARHII members in using a new strategy and tools to engage county and regional leadership in moving toward health equity in regional planning. To craft this approach, we are offering a special strategy session and power mapping training with Makani Themba.


January 2017


 1/27/2017 Executive Committee Meeting 10:00am – 12:30pm


 1/27/2017 Santa Clara Housing Presentation 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Will Dominie, BARHII’s Policy Manager, will be speaking on the importance of housing in health equity.


 1/26/2017 Alameda County Health Care Services Public Health Nursing Staff Training 2:45pm – 3:45pm

BARHII’s Executive Director, Melissa Jones, will be meeting with the Public Health Nursing Staff of Alameda County to speak on what local health departments are doing to address the social determinants of health.


 1/26/2017 Dominican University 9:30am – 10:45am

BARHII’s Executive Director, Melissa Jones, will be speaking for students at Dominican University in San Rafael on health inequities in the Bay Area.


 1/25/2017 Built Environment Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

The agenda for January’s Built Environment Committee Meeting includes discussions of the BEC’s Resilience Project and updates on Plan Bay Area and BARHII’s coordination with CRI.

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 1/20/2017 Internal Capacity Committee Meeting 12:30pm – 2:30pm

The Internal Capacity Committee will use the January meeting to hold discussions on the post-election response, the focus for the committee in 2017, and more.

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 1/20/2017 Public Health as a Sanctuary – BARHII General Membership Meeting 10:00am – 12:00pm

January’s General Membership Meeting will be discussing Public Health as a Sanctuary and address what sanctuary protections are currently available through federal regulations, how Bay Area jurisdictions are responding to deportation threats and concerns about federal funding, and concerns around LHD’s data and the impact on enrollment numbers.

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 1/18/2017 Policy Committee Meeting 9:30am – 11:30am

January’s Policy Committee Meeting includes discussions regarding California State Legislation, further discussion around housing, a last chance for feedback on edits to BARHII’s Policy Platform, and more.

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 1/17/2017 Data Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

The agenda for January’s Data Committee Meeting includes a presentation on San Francisco’s Central Market/Tenderloin Data Portal and updates from BARHII on the Data Committee’s Co-Chairs and BARHII’s Program Plans for 2017.

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 1/17/2017 The Social Determinants of Early Childhood Obesity 9:00am – 12:00pm

Krystal Robinson Justice, BARHII’s Special Projects Manager, and Will Dominie, BARHII’s Policy Manager, will be speaking on broad approaches to preventing early childhood obesity and achieving health equity, by grappling with the social determinants of early childhood health—particularly land use, housing, food security, and community safety. Through a health equity lens, we will consider best-practices and innovative strategies at the individual, organizational, and public policy levels to prevent early childhood obesity.


 1/10/2017 Social Determinants of Health and Structural Racism Committee Meeting 1:00pm – 3:00pm

SDOH/SR’s January agenda includes discussions on responding to bias and racist incidents, power-mapping, the focus for the committee in 2017, and more.

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December 2016


 12/21/2016 Policy Committee Meeting 9:30am – 10:30am

The Policy Meeting for December will be a shorter meeting focusing on election updates from the counties, feedback on BARHII’s statewide work, preparation for upcoming strategy meetings with Makani Themba, and regional planning updates.

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 12/15/2016 GARE Advancing Racial Equity in Challenging Political Contexts 12:00pm – 2:00pm

This session was designed as a direct response to requests for examples of equity work in situations that are more politically conservative and/ or with institutions that do not have a history of focusing on equity.  We will have two speakers that will share their experiences with implementing initiatives that have achieved outcomes in more politically conservative areas.  Renee Canady from the Michigan Public Health Institute will talk about her experiences in Ingham County Department of Public Health and Mariana Moore, from Ensuring Opportunity will talk about their campaign to end poverty in Contra Costa County.


 12/14/2016 Built Environment Committee Holiday Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm

The agenda for the Built Environment Holiday Meeting includes discussions on resilience, including a presentation from the Bay Area Regional Collaborative discussing their new draft report.

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 12/6/2016 Social Determinants of Health and Structural Racism Committee Meeting 2:00pm – 4:00pm

The SDOH/SR Committee will use December’s meeting to discuss the impact of public health and health equity in a changed political environment and how to incorporate the Movement for Black Lives’ Policy Platform into BARHII’s own.

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November 2016


 11/18/2016 Post-Election Analysis and Strategy Session 10:00am – 2:00pm

This election season voters are making decisions with broad ranging health equity impacts.  Join BARHII for a special session to analyze election results, health equity impacts, and strategies for what is next. Topics of discussion will include housing bonds, tenant protections, minimum and living wage, and recreational cannabis.


 11/16/2016 Policy Committee Meeting 2:30pm – 4:30pm


11/2/2016 GARE Leadership Training

In this Adaptive Leadership for Racial Equity 201 session, the goals are to remind ourselves of the leadership we’ll need to tackle racial equity, reflect on the skills needed to manage change, explore the place of risk in adaptive leadership, identify methods to help minimize risk, and try reflection and planning tools that may help your process.



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