New Jersey Health Initiatives - A Better State of Health
A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Program
Building a Culture of Health in NJ: A Systems Approach to Promoting Population Health Conference
November 29, 2017

Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey: A Systems Approach to Promoting Population Health seeks to strengthen collaborations and collective impact initiatives that address barriers to good health in New Jersey. Health Educators, Municipal and Transportation Planners, Local Health Department personnel, and Wellness Councils are all encouraged to attend.

This one-day conference aims to provide a platform for diverse stakeholders to exchange information, ideas and research findings in the work of building a Culture of Health. The day’s agenda includes remarks by Cathleen Bennett, Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Health, and a selection of twelve workshops designed to share learning across communities.

New Jersey Health Initiatives is a sponsor of Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey: A Systems Approach to Promoting Population Health, and presents the morning panel “Building Healthy Communities: Today’s Youth, Tomorrow’s Leaders,” exploring how young people represent up to 40% of the population in many communities, including Bridgeton and Newark, yet remain an underutilized asset in building a Culture of Health. NJHI Deputy Director of Programs, Diane Hagerman, moderates as a mayor, a community health-focused coalition, NJHI: Next Generation Community Leaders Trenton grantee Millhill Child & Family Development, experts in youth engagement and New Jersey youth themselves, discuss how they are partnering to develop projects that contribute to a healthier community.

Registration for Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey: A Systems Approach to Promoting Population Health is $85 – $115 per person. The conference begins at 9:00 am and concludes at 3:30 pm. Click here to register

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