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Past Grantees

Community Listening Sessions

Grants were provided to each of the following organizations to conduct "listening sessions" designed to plan, coordinate, and host community listening sessions for communities of color, immigrants and refugees and tribal members. The Community Listening Sessions were conducted to capture individuals' personal experiences and stories of cultural competency in health care. 

Grantees 2010-2011

Adelante Mujeres (Forest Grove) - www.adelantemujeres.org
African American Health Coalition (Portland) - www.aahc-portland.org
Asian Pacific American Senior Coalition (Portland)
Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (Portland) - www.apano.org
Black Parent Initiative (Portland) - www.thebpi.org
Center for Intercultural Organizing (Portland) - www.interculturalorganizing.org
Highland Haven (Portland) - http://hcclive.com
Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (Portland) - www.irco.org
Juntos Podemos (Salem) - www.juntos-podemos.org
La Clinica del Valle (Medford) - www.laclinicahealth.org
Native American Rehabilitation Association (Portland) - www.naranorthwest.org
Native Wellness Institute (Gresham) - www.nativewellness.com
Northeast Oregon Network (La Grande) - www.neonoregon.org.
Nuestra Comunidad Sana (Hood River) - http://www.nextdoorinc.org/nuestra-comunidad-sana/
Pacific Islander Student Association (Portland)
Steve Baker Colorectal Cancer Alliance (Portland) - www.facebook.com/pages/Steve-Baker-Colorectal-Cancer-Alliance/147291061537
Tobacco-Free Coalition of Oregon, Inc. (Portland) - www.tobaccofreeoregon.org
The Tree Institute (Portland) - www.thetreeinstitute.org
Umatilla Morrow Alternatives (Hermiston) - www.umalt.com

Health Programs and Policy Projects to Promote Health Equity and Eliminate Disparities in Communities of Color

Grants were provided to each of the following organizations to develop or maintain programming and promote equitable policies that eliminate health disparities and promote health equity, including health disparity and health equity community education, collaboration/community Partnerships, organizational capacity building and program development, and policy development.

Grantees 2010-2011

Centro LatinoAmericano (Eugene) - $5,000
To enhance partnerships between Centro LatinoAmericano and Willamette Family Treatment Services to provide culturally appropriate health access to low-income Latino immigrants.

Josiah Hill III Clinic (Portland) - $5,000 
To reduce the burden of environmental hazards affecting communities of color by providing access to information, tools, and resources through community leadership development and culturally competent outreach and education.
Mano a Mano Family Center (Salem) - $5,000
Educate 1,200 Latino Community members in Marion-Polk Counties about health disparities and health equity among Latinos.
Native American Youth and Family Services (Portland) - $5,000 
To initiate the Spirit Horse Project, an Urban Indian horsemanship program to reconnect urban youth to this culturally specific Native traditional partnership with horses.
Umatilla Morrow Alternatives (Hermiston) - $5,000
To increase awareness and provide education about HIV, Hepatitis C, and sexually transmitted infections to the LGBT community in Morrow and Umatilla counties.

Grantees - 2009-2010

Black Parent Initiative(Portland OR) $37,718

Training and Implementation of the Effective Black Parenting Program

Centro LatinoAmericano(Eugene OR) $5,000

Increasing Health Care Access for Latino Families in Lane County

Clackamas Community College (Clackamas OR) $15,000

Language Enhancement and Assessment Program – for Foreign Educated Nurses

Miracle Theatre Group (Oregon) $12,232

Journeys and Voz Alta

PSU – CHIP Men’s Health Group (Portland OR) $10,000

African American Community "Switchboard" Project

St Charles Health System, Cascade East AHEC (Central Oregon) $40,000

Workforce Development: Statewide Expasion of Oregon AHEC Spanish Healthcare Interpreter Training