Our Committees - Connecticut Multicultural Health Partnership

Our Committees

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is the governing body of the Partnership and is responsible for overall development, implementation, administration, and evaluation of the Connecticut Multicultural Health Partnership Strategic Plan. It consists of elected Officers and Standing Committee Chairs/Co-Chairs who manage the work of the Partnership in pursuit of its mission.

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Standing Committees

Standing Committees are responsible for the development of an annual action plan consistent with the Partnership’s Strategic Plan and budgets based on Committee member input and Executive Committee approval.

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h Current Committees and their primary goals are listed below.

Click on each Committee below to learn more.

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Ad Hoc Committee on CLAS

Ad Hoc Committee on Race

To contribute to the overall mission of the Connecticut Multicultural Health Partnership by recognizing and addressing issues of race within the health care system and their disproportional impact on communities of color.

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Awareness & Outreach Committee

Enhance the public’s knowledge of health disparities, social determinants of health, and other multicultural health issues through education and community outreach.

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Communication & Media Committee

Promote and brand the Connecticut Multicultural Health Partnership with a special focus on goal areas: Cultural competency; Language proficiency; Access to quality health care and health education; Workforce development.  This committee will use an integrated multimedia platform tailored to reach diverse and general market populations.

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Consumer Driven Initiatives Committee

Enhance access to health care and health education for all residents especially those representing race and ethnic groups where health disparities disproportionately exist.

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Data Surveillance & Evaluation Committee

Provide access to relevant data and surveillance reports.  Evaluate processes and outcomes of the Connecticut Multicultural Health Partnership Strategic Plan to develop and implement CLAS Standards.

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Language Services Committee

Ensure that language is not a barrier to the receipt of appropriate health care and health education through the promotion of language proficiency in the written and spoken communications of health professionals and organizations.

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Professional Development Committee

Enhance the cross-cultural skills of public health and health care professionals

Expand the opportunities for diverse, under-represented individuals to advance in healthcare careers among workforce investment boards, educational institutions, business and industry, state agencies and community-based organizations.

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