Building Community to Improve Health Conference

Posted on April 12, 2002

Building Community to Improve Health: The Power, the Proof, the Promise
September 23-25, 2002 Sacramento, California Sheraton Grand Hotel

Sponsored by Sierra Health Foundation, and others, the conference will
critically examine the role of community building in health improvement.
National experts will share evidence, case studies and insights on this
emerging field.

Speakers appearing at the conference include:
o Robert D. Putnam, Ph.D., author of Bowling Alone: The Collapse and
Revival of American Community
o Neal Halfon, M.D., MPH, Director of the UCLA Center for Healthier
Children, Families and Communities
o Loretta Tate, President & CEO of Marshall Heights Community
Development Organization, Inc. in Washington, D.C.

For more information about attending the conference or presenting a
workshop (proposals due 4/12), call (415) 616-3930 or email, or visit
http://www.sierrahealth.org

This conference was inspired by the work of Community Partnerships for
Healthy Children (CPHC), the Foundation’s ten-year, $20+ million
initiative to improve children’s health. For more info on this
initiative, visit http://www.cphconline.org


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