Community ExchangeCommUNITY Exchange Conversation

Join us for our next CommUNITY Exchange on Thursday, January 27, 2022, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. ET, as we take a practical approach to learning about successful culturally-appropriate COVID-19 messaging and response strategies, the one-year vaccination roll-out milestones and the impact COVID-19 has on mental health.

Event Objectives:

      • Share successful strategies and resources for engaging communities with the most effective messages and messengers for COVID-19 response
      • Discuss the effects and resources associated with COVID-19 on mental/behavioral health in our communities
      • Identify opportunities for NCRN to support and share resources for COVID-19 priorities

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American Sign Language and Closed Captioning will be available.

For more information about this event, please email: or call: 1-877-904-5097. 

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Last Year's CommUNITY Exchange Agenda

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  • National COVID-19 Resiliency Network Updates

    12:00 - 12:05 p.m.

    NCRN Overview and Importance of the Community Exchange
    Learn goal and objectives of the NCRN and the cooperative agreement with Office of Minority Health.

    12:05 - 12:15 p.m. Community Health Worker Mobilization
    Learn the role Community Health Workers play in pandemic response.
    12:15 - 12:25 p.m. Marketing to Influence Community Change
    Learn how Community Based Prevention Marketing can be used as a framework for developing community directed social change through marketing principles.
    12:25 - 12:35 p.m. Community Engaged Data Innovation
    Learn the purpose of the CHAMPS survey and the utility of findings for communities and NCRN.
    12:35 – 12:40 p.m. Community Resource Navigation
    Learn how to access neighborhood resources related to COVID-19 and other social services.
  • Partner Highlights

    12:40 - 12:55 p.m. Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)
    12:55 - 1:05 p.m.   Alliance for Strong Families and Communities
    1:10 - 1:20 p.m. University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Center for Alaska Native Health Research (CANHR)
    1:20 - 1:35 p.m. National Latino Behavioral Health Association (NLBHA)
    1:35 – 1:45 p.m. Transitions to Breakout Rooms and Break
  • Community Exchange

    1:45 – 2:30 p.m. Breakout Session 1
    2:30 – 3:15 p.m. Breakout Session 2
    3:15 – 3: 30 p.m. Report Out/Lessons Learned Session
    4:45 – 5:00 p.m. Close Out Session