DELTA is a health equity and inclusion leadership program that includes training, coaching, and networking to health, community, and policy leaders in Oregon. This 25-member cohort is committed to advancing health equity and diversity throughout Oregon.
"The information provided me the language and tools to use when addressing health inequities."
- former DELTA participant
Now accepting applications for the 2016 DELTA cohort! Apply no later than October 31, 2015.
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- Build the ability and commitment of Oregon’s health leaders to eliminate health disparities.
- Develop collaborative approaches and partnerships to promote health equity across Oregon’s health systems.
- Inspire leaders to address barriers to achieving the best health outcomes for Oregonians.
After the program, the cohort will drive equity and inclusion within Oregon’s health systems. In doing so, equity, diversity, and inclusion will be built into the work of their organizations.
- 25 cohort members
- 9-month program
- 1 full-day training per month
- Classroom instruction, group conversations, small group activities, multimedia, and interactive games
- Individual Health Equity projects
DELTA trainings are delivered across the state by local, state, and national leaders in health equity and inclusion, and may include:
- Diversity in Recruitment, Hiring, and Retention with John Lenssen and Leann Johnson
- Race, Ethnicity, and Language Data & Health Equity Metrics with Ignatius Bau
- Effective Community Engagement with local Oregon organizations
- Health Literacy & Language Access with Janet Ohene-Frempong
- Using the Equity & Empowerment Lens with Ben Duncan
- Health Equity Leadership and Strategic Planning with Dr. Winston Wong
DELTA Cohort members receive the following:
- 40 hours of classroom training to develop and institutionalize health equity policies and practices
- 10 hours of individual consulting
- Help identifying action items
- Developing cross-sector relationships
For information on participating, becoming a trainer, or sponsoring a training session, contact: Anastasia Sofranac
, DELTA Coordinator - Ph. 971-673-1333
|1000 Friends of Oregon|
|African American Health Coalition|
|Asian Health & Services Center|
|Breastfeeding Coalition of Oregon|
|Cambia Health Foundation|
|CareOregon, Cascade AIDS Project|
|Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare|
|Central City Concern, Clackamas County – Children Youth, & Families, Behavioral Health|
|City of Portland – Office of Neighborhood Involvement|
|Community Health Center of White City|
|Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs- HHS|
|Department of Human Services - Aging & People with Disabilities|
|Family Care, Inc.|
|Greater Oregon Behavioral Health, Inc.|
|Health Share of Oregon|
|International Center for Traditional Childbearing|
|Jackson Care Connect|
|Jackson County Sheriff's Office|
|Marion County Health Department|
|Metropolitan Family Services|
|Multnomah County, Addictions & Mental Health|
|Next Door Inc.|
|Northeast Oregon Network|
|OHSU Knight Cancer Center|
|OHSU School of Nursing – Ashland|
|Oregon Center for Nursing, Oregon Dept of Education – Child Nutrition Program|
|Oregon Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence|
|Oregon Department of Human Services - Self-Sufficiency Training Unit|
|Oregon Foundation for Reproductive Health|
|Oregon Health Authority - Public Health Division, Immunizations, Maternal & Child Health, Transformation Center, reproductive Health, Addictions & Mental Health|
|Oregon Health Authority- Public Health Division, Immunizations, Maternal & Child Health, Addictions & Mental Health|
|Oregon Health Co-op|
|Oregon Office on Disability & Health|
|Oregon Primary Care Assoc.|
|Oregon Public Health Institute|
|Portland Community College’s CLIMB|
|Susan G. Komen Foundation of Oregon & SW Washington|
|Trillium Community Health Plan|
|Tuality Health Alliance|
|United Way of Lane County|
|Urban League of Portland|
|Volunteers of America|
|Willamette Valley Community Health|
|Yamhill County & Yamhill County CCO|
The project described was supported by Funding Opportunity Number CMS-1G1-12-001 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the content provided is solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS or any of its agencies.