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  • Hispanic Heritage Month 2015

    Posted: Monday, January 11, 2016

    National Hispanic Heritage Month As you know, throughout the year there are national awareness months dedicated to a variety of subjects like cultural groups, health concerns, environmental issues, and more. Since August of 1988 when it was enacted into law, from September 15 to October 15, the United States recognizes National Hispanic Heritage Month. These […]

  • Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) Leadership and Advocacy Training (LAT 2014)

    Posted: Thursday, February 12, 2015

    Last summer, one our Executive Committee members, Rasy Mar, Co-Chair of the Awareness and Outreach Program, was selected to attend a national advocacy training program focused on Southeast Asian communities. Below is her account of this powerful experience. Stacey L. Brown, Chair   Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) Leadership and Advocacy Training (LAT 2014) […]

  • “Sugar”

    Posted: Tuesday, January 13, 2015

    The high incidence of diabetes among African Americans has been well documented and yet the need for further development of effective ways to promote prevention and successful treatment persists. One important effort to address this issue can be found in Hartford. The Hartbeat Theater Ensemble is launching a series of healthcare related conversations through dramatic […]

  • Hispanic Heritage Month

    Posted: Monday, September 22, 2014

    As you may already know, September 15 begins Hispanic Heritage Month. All year, but particularly during this month, CMHP urges you to think about, raise awareness around, and search for solutions for racial and ethnic health disparities particularly as they pertain out Latino brothers and sisters. Brad Plebani, Esq, past Chair of CMHP, has prepared […]

  • Hispanic Heritage Month.

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    September 15 begins Hispanic Heritage Month. Co-Chair of our Language Access and Services Committee, Marisa Gillio, has prepared some thoughtful words for us to consider. Be well / ser asi. Stacey L. Brown, CTMHP Chair Hispanic Heritage Month – Message from Chair La Herencia Hispana en la historia La celebración del Mes de la Herencia Hispana se estableció […]

  • Asian Pacific Heritage Month 2014

    Posted: Monday, May 19, 2014

    From our friends at the Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission HARTFORD, CT – In recognizing the diversity of our Nutmeg State, Connecticut will observe Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month on Thursday, May 1 through Saturday, May 31. Nationally designated as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, APA Heritage Month highlights the history, culture, and contributions of APAs. […]

  • National Minority Health Month

    Posted: Wednesday, April 9, 2014

    As you may already know, April is National Minority Health Month. All year, but particularly during this month, the Office of Minority Health urges us to think about, raise awareness around, and search for solutions for racial and ethnic health disparities. This year, the theme for National Minority Health Month is the role of prevention […]

  • Brain Injury Awareness Month

    Posted: Sunday, March 16, 2014

    As a new initiative, the Partnership will share monthly updates on a variety of topics related to health, health care and health disparities. We will begin by recognizing the month of March: Brain Injury Awareness Month. Below, Sylvia Gafford-Alexander, MSW, co-chair of the Partnership’s Consumer Initiatives Committee, provides us with some insight into the often […]

  • Nelson Mandela

    Posted: Friday, December 6, 2013

    Good morning, Yesterday, a giant for justice died, but his legacy endures. May his fortitude, moral compass and commitment inspire our lives and our work.   Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

  • Message from the Chair

    Posted: Friday, April 5, 2013

    April 5, 2013 April is Minority Health Month, and like other organizations, the Connecticut Multicultural Health Partnership is happy that the health needs of racial and ethnic health minorities are  being emphasized. The theme, this year is “Advance Health Equity Now: Uniting Our Communities to Bring Health Care Coverage for All”.  Emphasis will be on […]

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