Health equity is crucial and health inequity is costly. All actors in society–residents and community-based organizations, in partnership with businesses, state and local government, anchor and faith-based institutions–have the power to change the narrative and help promote health equity. But where and how can communities begin to unpack the social determinants of health in order to achieve health equity?
Join the NAM for a one hour webinar where field leaders will explore the meanings of both social determinants of health and health equity and what it means to apply these terms to enact change in the real world.
Discuss how public health officials and others working in communities conceptualize the terms social determinants of health and health equity and how this knowledge is applied to their work.
Explore the Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative’s (BARHII) Framework for Reducing Health Inequities and the Initiativeâ??s approaches to working with partners to create healthy communities.
Provide an overarching perspective of how communities are addressing the social determinants of health and health equity while highlighting the City Heights neighborhood of San Diego, California.