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  • Prevention Research Funding Opportunities (NIH)

    Understanding and Addressing the Impact of Structural Racism and Discrimination on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Next application date: August 24, 2021   Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Electronic Nicotine Delivery …

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    Spatialized Intersectionality: Gendered and Racialized Residential Segregation and the Milwaukee Lead Crisis

    In this recently published article, Dalvery Blackwell, Executive Director of UWPRC community partner African American Breastfeeding Network (AABN), and her colleague introduce the term spatialized intersectionality to connote interlocking, geographically embedded forms of social identity marginalization. …

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    SWCAP receives CDC CARA grant

    SWCAP’s (Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program) Better Brodhead Program has been awarded $50,000 per year for five years for a total of $250,000. The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) grant from the U.S. Centers …

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    Survey: Black Fathers, Equal Partners (AABN)

    The purpose of this research initiative is to learn about experiences and support needs across the transition to fatherhood, and Black mothers’ perceptions of the support that would benefit fathers and strengthen their capacity as …

  • Community health worker training Unite WI

    Community Health Worker Training (External)

  • Child Tax Credit for Families

    SPREAD THE WORD to ensure families get their Child Tax Credit benefits. Starting July 15 and continuing through December 2021, the new Child Tax Credit in the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act provides monthly benefits of …

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    RFP: 2021 Community Impact Grant (WPP)

    DEADLINE: August 16, 2021 2021 Community Impact Grant Program Now Open The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health seeks applicants for its 2021 Community Impact Grants Program Request for …

  • Call for abstracts: Healthy LifeStars Childhood Obesity Prevention Conference

    Submit your abstract online here! What: Healthy LifeStars Childhood Obesity Prevention Conference When: Tuesday, November 9th, 2021 Where: Virtual Webinar Who: Physicians, nurses, public health educators, researchers, teachers, social workers, dieticians, community members, and more! …

  • Bikki Tran Smith

    HDRS trainee, Dr. Bikki Tran Smith, receives AHEAD Pilot Award

    Dr. Bikki Tran Smith, a postdoctoral trainee at UWPRC affiliate Health Disparities Research Scholars (HDRS) Program, is one of three UW investigators awarded the 2021 UW ICTR Advancing Health Equity and Diversity (AHEAD) Pilot Program grant. …

  • Father’s Day Weekend: AABN in the news

    UWPRC partner, the African American Breastfeeding Network (AABN) recently announced their new research initiative which places fathers front and center to help address maternal and infant health. Their work was featured in a Milwaukee Journal …

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