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Advocacy Training with Health Equity Initiative - October 26th, 2023!

With the generous support of Macy's Inc., Health Equity Initiative is holding a second Advocacy Training! This interactive training webinar is designed for community leaders and CBOs who would like to strengthen their advocacy and policy communication skills and increase the reach of community-driven solutions in policy and institutional settings in support of health equity.

Interested? Want to RSVP? Visit the Eventbrite site and reserve a spot if you and your organization would like to sign up!

The Advocacy Training will be open to a maximum of 50 participants who register through Eventbrite. Please note that the webinar is geared towards community-based organizations and initiatives both from the U.S. and international settings, as we seek to help raise the influence of community leaders and community-based organizations on health equity issues. For more information on Health Equity Initiative, please visit

Meet the Facilitators:

Renata Schiavo, PhD, MA, CCL

Founder and Board President, Board of Directors, Health Equity Initiative

Senior Lecturer, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health *

Principal, Strategies for Equity and Communication Impact (SECI) *

Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Communication in Healthcare: Strategies, Media, and Engagement in Global Health *

Editorial Board Member, Health Equity *

Senior Advisor and Past Chair, Feature Sessions, APHA Global Public Health Film Festival *

Lenore Cooney

Board Member, Board of Directors, Health Equity Initiative

Health Communications Consultant *

James Mallare, PHD, CHES

Associate, Health Equity Initiative

Wayne State University *

ALOFT, Program Coordinator *

*Please note that affiliations outside of HEI are only listed for identification purposes. Listed institutions were not involved in this training.

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Thank you to Macy's Inc. for their generous support of this event, and their commitment to health equity!

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About Health Equity Initiative

Health Equity Initiative (HEI) is a member-driven membership organization dedicated to building and sustaining a global community that engages across sectors and disciplines to advance health equity. By bringing together and enlisting the efforts of the public and private sectors, professions and communities that have both a stake and an influence on social determinants of health, HEI advocates for improving conditions and achieving equity in health for all. We focus on championing transformative change, supporting knowledge, engaging communities and leaders, and building capacity across sectors and disciplines to address barriers that prevent people from leading healthy and productive lives.  

All contributions are tax-deductible. Health Equity Initiative is a federally recognized 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

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