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Five on Friday | June 19, 2015

Five on FridayOur “Five on Friday” blog posts are always a joyous reminder of how many organizations are working toward the same goals: health justice, a voice for marginalized populations like the mobile poor, rights for farmworkers… It’s thrilling to hear what other organizations are up to, and how we can lean on each other to grow our movement stronger. Plus, it’s Friday -- that’s a joyous thing, too, for those of us on a five-day work week.

Upcoming Webinar “Trauma-Informed Care: Behavioral Health in the Primary Care Setting"

IPV WebinarNext Wednesday, June 24th, Migrant Clinicians Network will host a free webinar, entitled, “Trauma-Informed Care: Behavioral Health in the Primary Care Setting,” presented by MCN’s Deliana Garcia, MA, Director of International Projects, Research, and Development. 

Five on Friday | June 12, 2015

mcn five on fridayFriday is once again tugging on our brains, luring us into the weekend before 5pm… What are your plans this weekend? Care to add a little bit of health justice reading to the mix?

1. Karen, Executive Director, sent along Feeding America’s Map the Meal Gap, which provides food insecurity data for every county in the US.

Community Needs Assessment: Webinar on Wednesday, June 17th

MCN CHW WebinarsOur popular and well-rated webinar series has passed its halfway point. Next week’s webinar, Evaluación de las Necesidades De La Comunidad (Community Needs Assessment) is the sixth in the ten-webinar Spanish-language series for promotores de salud, or community health workers.

Five on Friday | June 5, 2015

MCN Five on FridayThe first weekend in June has arrived! Our top five links from MCN staff for the week are all over the map; we’ve included a bit of everything, from new migration flow data to the Pope. Which of these pieces got you thinking? Which will impact your work? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter.

From the Field: Workers and Health at Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida

Southwest Florida[Editor’s Note: Last month, Kerry Brennan, MCN’s Environmental and Occupational Health Program Associate, joined Amy Liebman, Director of Environmental and Occupational Health, and Dr. Ed Zuroweste, MCN’s Chief Medical Officer, for a training at Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida, in Immokalee.

From the Field: Hombres Unidos training in Yuba City, California

Health Champions: Reducing Disease to Improve Health, a One-Day Conference on June 20th

MCN Health ChampionsOn June 20th, Migrant Clinicians Network and the Washington State Department of Health will host an all-day conference for Community Health Champions -- community health workers, community health advisors, lay health advocates, promotores, outreach educators, community health representatives, peer health promoters, and peer health educators -- who are involved in evidence-based programs throughout Washington State.

Radiologic Approach | 30 Days, 30 Clinicians

MNC Tammy Blackman [Editor’s Note: Happy Birthday, Migrant Clinicians Network! To celebrate our 30th anniversary this month, we are highlighting one clinician each day who has been honored in 30 Clinicians Making a Difference​​​, in which we profile the work of 30 diverse migrant clinicians from across the country and abroad.]

Five on Friday | May 29, 2015

MCN Five on FridayAs we approach the end of May, we know that many health centers’ migrant programs are kicking into full gear. Perhaps you need a moment’s rest after a busy week? Or maybe you would like to catch up on the goings-on in the world of health justice for mobile populations? Check out the top five suggested readings from our staff at MCN. 

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