2010 Symposium Materials

Please find here materials from the Health-Wealth Connection Symposium on June 23rd, 2010.

Stay tuned for videos of the Symposium keynotes and workshops.

Materials provided by presenters are linked to their names below:

OPENING PLENARY – Health, Wealth, and Equity: How We Got Here

Welcome: Dr. Barbara Bunn McCullough, Executive Director, Brighter Beginnings

Keynote Speakers:

Héctor Javier Preciado, Health Policy Director, The Greenlining Institute

Dr. Maxine Hayes, State Health Officer, Washington State Department of Health


MORNING DISCUSSIONUnderstanding the Health-Wealth Connection

LUNCH PLENARY – Practical Solutions to Systemic Issues: A Conversation with Mildred Thompson, Director, PolicyLink Center for Health and Place

Interviewer: Dr. Cheri Pies, Director, Contra Costa Health Services’ Family, Maternal and Child Health Programs



WORKSHOPS – Putting Ideas into Practice

A.      Policy and Advocacy

Peter Barth, California Health and Human Services Agency

Olivia Calderon, New America Foundation

Heather Wooten, Public Health Law and Policy

Moderator: Alexandra Desautels, Alameda County Public Health Department

B.      Community Engagement

Shirley Burnell, Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment

Oscar Flores, Partnership for Immigrant Leadership and Action

Greg Karras, Communities for a Better Environment

Torm Nompraseurt, Laotian Organizing Project, Asian Pacific Environmental Network

Kate O’Hara, East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy

Moderator: Lisa Forti, Urban Strategies Council

C.      Programs:  Integrating Asset Building into Health

Lauren Leimbach, Community Financial Resources

Barbara McCullough, Brighter Beginnings

Padmini Parthasarathy, Contra Costa Health Services’ Family, Maternal and Child Health Programs

Moderator: Bina Patel Shrimali, Alameda County Public Health Department

D.      Programs:  Integrating Health into Asset Building

Charise Fong, East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation

Allison Kelly, Pacific Community Ventures and Woody Carter, Bay Area Black United Fund

Mark Rukavina, Access Project

Moderator: Heather McCulloch, Asset Building Strategies

E. A Holistic View of Assets: Family, Community, Equity

Junious Williams, Urban Strategies Council

Mia Birdsong, Family Independence Initiative

Leslie Mikkelsen, Prevention Institute

Moderator: Carla Keener, First 5 Alameda


AFTERNOON DISCUSSION – Synthesizing the Vision

Facilitator: Lauren Leimbach, Executive Director, Community Financial Resources


CLOSING PLENARY – A Call to ActionIntroduction: Lisa Forti, Coordinator, Urban Strategies Council and Alameda County Community Asset NetworkClosing Speaker: Dr. Anthony Iton, Senior Vice President, Healthy Communities, The California Endowment

2 responses to “2010 Symposium Materials

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