All Communities are Not Created Equal: Advancing health equity goals to enhance sexual and domestic violence prevention efforts
Thursday, June 26, 2014
11 AM to 12:30 PM Pacific Time
(2 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern)
What’s health equity go to do with it? This web conference will provide a space for a closer look at leveraging sexual and domestic violence prevention work to promote health equity. Based in the framework presented in CDC’s recent publication A Practitioner’s Guide for Advancing Health Equity: Community Strategies for Preventing Chronic Disease,
this web conference will delve into disproportionate outcomes based on race, class, sexual orientation, and ability within the context of sexual and domestic violence. Guests will explore opportunities to better address equity issues and support health equity as a part of prevention initiatives.
Host: David Lee and Ashley Maier, CALCASA, PreventConnect
By the end of the presentation, participants will be able to:
- Describe a health equity approach and identify at least one health equity issue relevant to their existing efforts.
- Discuss barriers to equity within their work.
- Identify prevention strategies that work to prevent sexual and domestic violence and promote health equity.
What is a Web Conference?
A web conference is an opportunity to attend an online presentation by watching a slides on your computer screen (using your internet connection) and hearing the presenters through your telephone. Our web conferences feature an opportunity to participate in an online question & answer sessions and live text chat between participants. If for some reason you are unable to join on your computer, you can download the presentation slides and listen to the presentation on your telephone.
Real-Time Captioning Available
Instructions for accessing real-time captioning will be provided after registration.
Ashley Maier, MSW, MPA, has worked in the movement to end gendered violence for well over a decade. She began as a volunteer at a domestic violence shelter in Illinois, served as a hospital-based advocate in St. Louis, coordinated community health/family violence training programs for pediatric residents in St. Louis and San Diego, and managed Oregon’s Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) grantees and program. Ashley is a contributing author to Lantern Book’s 2013 publication, Defiant Daughters: 21 Women on Art, Activism, Animals, and The Sexual Politics of Meat.