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Local-to-Global Partnerships: From Thailand to Utah

It was fall of 2007 and I was serving as the Director of University Neighborhood Partners, community-university partnership on the west side of Salt Lake City, Utah. With a long history of serving as gateway communities for families of immigrant and refugee backgrounds, the neighborhoods on the west side of Salt Lake City are home [...]

2018-12-03T11:22:27+00:00

Tom Bruce Award & Lucille Webb Award

At the recent APHA Meeting in San Diego, CCPH was involved in both giving and receiving several awards. We shared a little bit about the RWJF-CCPH Award for Equity that was given to to key leaders from Messengers for Health and Montana State University. Melissa Green also received the Lucille Webb Award at the Celebration [...]

2018-11-27T13:13:50+00:00

Tribute to Loretta Jones

Loretta Jones, CEO of Healthy African Americans of Los Angeles died on Thursday, November 22nd. Loretta is known internationally for her visionary leadership in advancing health equity. She was a long-time partner with CCPH having worked most recently with Executive Director, Al Richmond on the Engage4Equity Project based at the University of New Mexico. [...]

2018-11-28T07:02:57+00:00

Partnership with Messengers for Health (Crow Reservation) and Montana State University win 2018 RWJF-CCPH Award for Health Equity!

In 2015, Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) partnered with Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to award the RWJF Award for Health Equity Presented by CCPH (RWJF-CCPH Award). This award highlights the power and potential of community-campus partnerships successfully using systems and policy change needed to overcome the root causes of health, social, environmental and economic [...]

2018-11-20T07:31:16+00:00

Immigrant Health Amidst Structural Violence and Fear: An Emerging Path for CCPH

I intimately see anti-immigrant sentiment played out in my day-to-day life – personally and professionally. My work over the past almost 20 years has focused on African immigrants and refugees in Massachusetts and nationally, specifically building community-led solutions for HIV/STD service delivery, research, training and advocacy. Too often African immigrants and refugees are lost under [...]

2018-11-20T07:16:01+00:00