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Project HEALINGS of MN

HEALINGS provides an opportunity to close vaccination gaps and solve persistent health inequities by galvanizing disparate regional efforts and forging unbreakable connections between BIPOC Minnesotans and the state, local, private, and nonprofit entities that serve them. More than 250,000 touches that will establish a formidable network of human relationships to fulfill current COVID priorities and lay a foundation for equitable management of major health events arising in the future. The initiative will focus on Minnesota’s major population centers and the tribal communities of the Anishinaabe and Dakota.

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Project Information

Collaborators, Project Phase & Type, Impacts, Related Projects

Collaborators 

Lead Organization: Diversity Council

Contact: Dee Sabol ; Email: TBD ; Phone: TBD

Known/Likely Collaborators: Asian Media Access ; Community Mobilization Resource Coalition (CMRC) ; Diversity Council ; HISPANIC ADVOCACY AND COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT THROUGH RESEARCH (HACER) ; Olmsted County Public Health Services ; OpenBeam

Potential Collaborators: IMAA ; Mayo Clinic ; Olmsted Medical Center


Related Projects

America Community for Health ; Community Mobilization Resources Coalition ; Joint Studies on tackling Racism as a Public Health Issue


Impacts 

Major Impact:  Health

PlanScape Impacts :

Level 1: Best Practice, Diversity and Inclusion, Health, Medical Services, OpenBeam, Pandemic

Level 2:

DMC Impacts:

Community Health Impacts:

Vaccine Preventable Diseases


Project Phase

Available  Phase

Project Type

Programming, Featured  

 

Detailed Description

THE WORKS

 

HEALINGS will be executed by an alliance of nonprofit organizations deeply embedded within BIPOC communities and effectively connected with government and health sector entities. The allied community-based organizations are led by Diversity Council, a nonprofit focused on health equity with more than 30 years of service in the state. The 20 plus implementation partners who have joined the alliance have proven engagement and programmatic successes as well. Each is committed to collaborative work and aligned with the purpose and outcomes of HEALINGS.

Though a work plan that includes:

 

More background

 

HEALINGS will take critical information and interaction to the granular level within minority communities, accomplishing something everyone desires: equitable participation and inclusion in the health ecosystem. Project HEALINGS takes the very best people and practices and integrates them around equitable community health response.  It is an initiative with tangible benefits in the immediate sense in terms of COVID-19 vaccination, and sustainable benefits in the long term for the State of Minnesota and each individual who calls it home.
Project HEALINGS is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $1 million with 20% percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.

 

 

 

Program Kickoff

 

 


 

Press Release

 

 

 

Key Status Reports


Key reports on: Project HEALINGS of MN


May 02, 2022 : Project HEALINGS Covid-19 Information Series

Project HEALINGS information: What are vaccines? 


April 09, 2022 : Project HEALINGS Communication

Sample of partner recordings to encourage Covid vaccination


December 05, 2021 : Why Get Vaccinated?

(1) November 2021 e-Magazine (2) Info about booster and (3) Education Slides in English and Chinese.  


October 15, 2021 : Project HEALINGS of MN (Health Education and Adult Learning Incorporated with Navigation of Government Systems)

Project HEALINGS kickoff, 10/16/2021 and other related information


August 20, 2021 : Press Release: $ 1M grant from HRSA

"The Diversity Council, a nonprofit based in Rochester MN, has received $1 million in grant funding from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) through its “Local Community-Based Workforce to Increase COVID-19 Vaccine Access” Initiative for Covid-19 Vaccine promotion and awareness."



Key reports on: Project HEALINGS of MN


May 02, 2022 : Project HEALINGS Covid-19 Information Series

Project HEALINGS information: What are vaccines? 


April 09, 2022 : Project HEALINGS Communication

Sample of partner recordings to encourage Covid vaccination


December 05, 2021 : Why Get Vaccinated?

(1) November 2021 e-Magazine (2) Info about booster and (3) Education Slides in English and Chinese.  


October 15, 2021 : Project HEALINGS of MN (Health Education and Adult Learning Incorporated with Navigation of Government Systems)

Project HEALINGS kickoff, 10/16/2021 and other related information


August 20, 2021 : Press Release: $ 1M grant from HRSA

"The Diversity Council, a nonprofit based in Rochester MN, has received $1 million in grant funding from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) through its “Local Community-Based Workforce to Increase COVID-19 Vaccine Access” Initiative for Covid-19 Vaccine promotion and awareness."


Key Beam Reports on:

Best Practice, Diversity and Inclusion, Health, Medical Services, OpenBeam, Pandemic  
June 24, 2022: Mobility Updates change proposals

May 2022; February 2022 and November 2021 Rapid Transit Updates and Upcoming milestones presented to DMCC. 

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June 03, 2022: Olmsted County Health Assessment and Planning Partnership (HAPP)

Residents can help Olmsted County identify top community health issues.

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May 27, 2022: Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization 2022 Communication

(A) 2Q2022: May, April message and report; (B): 1Q 2022 (1) TB report and message (2) An apprenticeship readiness program is now recruiting women, people of color and veterans for careers in the construction industry. (3) Bloomberg news

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May 09, 2022: Community Co-Design Toolkit

As a member of the Community for Health Steering Committee and piloting the use of co-designing in the Discovery Walk project, OpenBeam participated in developing the Community Co-Design Toolkit as a guide for other community projects to consider and adopt a co-design process to maximize inclusive engagement. 

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April 28, 2022: United Way Funding Opportunities

(a) 2022 RFP  (b)  2020 RFP United Way of Olmsted County is seeking proposals: (1) programs that provide high quality childcare or early childhood education and (2) proposal to "build back better". 

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April 21, 2022: Prosperity Initiative Information

(1) 2022-04-21 Info (2) 2018-07-011 Minority Business Conference hosted by SBDC, Diversity Council and Prosperity Initiative

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April 11, 2022: RISE for Youth Application

(1) Call to be a RISE for youth mentor; (2) Need Students to Apply - RISE for Youth Program -March 1st Application Deadline

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Last modified by support on 2022/06/12
Created by support on 2021/08/25

 

 

 

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