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Next Hot Topics Webinar: Graduation Rates and Health

In the March session of Hot Topics in Practice, leaders from Priority Spokane discuss their unique partnership for educational attainment and health.

In the March session of Hot Topics in Practice, leaders from Priority Spokane discuss their unique partnership for educational attainment and health.

March 2, 2015

Can diverse community leaders and agencies come together to prioritize a common goal?

In the March session of Hot Topics in Practice, representatives from Priority Spokane, a unique multi-agency partnership, discuss how they used data to collaborate and to increase graduation rates by 20 percentage points in their community.

The presentation will emphasize the importance of recognizing education as a social determinant of health, and how addressing the educational needs of a community is a critical step in promoting health. The speakers will also review the structure of Priority Spokane and the importance of data gathering, relationships, and resources.

Register today to be inspired for community action.

Priority Spokane: Focusing on Educational Attainment to Improve Health

Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2015, noon to 1 p.m. (PT)

Intended Audiences

  • Local, state, and tribal public health professionals
  • Community leaders from all sectors
  • Foundations and other funders

Presenters

Lyndia Wilson, MS, Division Director, Spokane Regional Health District

D. Patrick Jones, PhD, Executive Director, Eastern Washington University

About Hot Topics in Practice

Hot Topics in Practice is a monthly webinar forum to discuss issues affecting public health practice.

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