Advancing a Community-Based Model for Violence Prevention June 2nd (1:30PM to 4:00PM) Tate-Turner-Kuralt School of Social Work Auditorium Speakers for the 2015 Webcast In 2015 the webcast explores a critical aspect of violence prevention – community-led action. Our speakers represent a broad diversity of perspectives and experiences on this topic.  The broadcast will feature three… Read more »

The Impact of Poverty, Culture, and Environment on Minority Health 29th Annual Minority Health Conference and the10th Annual William T. Small Jr. Keynote Lecture February 29, 2008 Nancy Krieger, MS, PhD Professor of Society, Human Development and HealthHarvard School of Public Health Abstracts, presentation slides, and handouts Poster abstracts Cosponsors, partnerships, and endorsements Brochure Program… Read more »

A Family- and Community-Based Program to Prevent and Reduce Childhood Obesity among Latinos in Buncombe County, NC Ellen Bailey, MPH, MAAmy Lanou, PhD Alphie Rodriguez, MAIntroduction: The University of North Carolina Asheville and the YWCA of Asheville collaborated to implement a culturally competent family- and community-based program to address the nutritional and physical activity needs… Read more »

Work and Health Disparities in Rural Womem Hester J. Lipscomb, PhD Robin Argue, MPH Mary Anne McDonald, DrPH Rita Perry Emma Pender Christal Rankins Chaniqua White Hester J. Lipscomb (presenting author) Introduction: Reduction of labor costs often occurs through hiring less advantaged groups – often women, immigrants, racial minorities – who are perceived to be… Read more »

How to participate via Internet Please bookmark this page and return here on June 3rd at 1:30pm EDT for the live webcast (a test signal will be displayed beginning at 1:00pm EDT). The webcast will be at to the broadcast, that page will display a test signal. The live broadcast will be streamed on… Read more »

20th National Health Equity Research Webcast School to Prison Pipeline: From Perceptions to Solutions June 3, 2014 Featuring: Anthony Peguero, , Melina Healey, Gary Flowers, and moderator Christopher Hill. 19th National Health Equity Research Webcast Early Childhood Development: Investing in Our Children and Our Future June 4, 2013 Featuring: Sarah L. Kastelic, Portia R. Kennel,… Read more »

Anthony A. Peguero (Abstract of Presentation) Research demonstrates that youth who are disciplined at school can be diverted onto a path toward social exclusion, educational failure, and economic insolvency. The conceptualization of the school-to-prison pipeline and criminalization has emerged from researchers revealing the increasing punishment of marginalized and vulnerable students.  Therefore, this presentation will provide… Read more »

Tavis Smiley Reports, Education Under Arrest (Link) Patricia J. Williams, The War on Drugs Is a War on Kids. The Nation, March 4, 2013 (Link) Mychal Denzel Smith, The School-to-Prison Pipeline Starts in Preschool (Article in The Nation) (Moyers & company) Special issue: The School-to-Prison Pipeline. Journal of Educational Controversy, Fall 2012 / Winter 2013,… Read more »

  Broadcast Co-Directors Marco J. Barker, Ph.D., Senior Director for Education, Operations, and Initiatives, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, UNC Marco J. Barker serves as the Sr. Director for Education, Operations and Initiatives. In this capacity, he researches, designs, implements, and coordinates diversity and inclusion education for faculty, staff and students; manages and monitors operations, projects… Read more »

The 20th National Health Equity Research Webcast is presented by UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health Minority Heath Project UNC Diversity and Multicultural Affairs WITH Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute UNC School of Education American Indian Center, UNC Broadcast Co-Directors Marco J. Barker, Ph.D., Senior Director for Education, Operations, and Initiatives, DMA, UNC… Read more »