Deepen community engagement and cultivate cross-sector collaborations
Core priorities are:
- Connect HDI with community-based organizations and stakeholders.
- Open access to more cross-sectoral, collaborative partners.
- Create opportunities for joint learning & knowledge exchange.
- Build research and advocacy, capacity of community partners.
- Plan, coordinate, and implement community-based outreach efforts.
State of Health Equity
Attend the State of Health Equity among Boys and Men of Color: Trauma, Incarceration and Justice across the Life Course from June 8th - June 10th!
Visualize Health Equity
Leveraging art to advance health equity and racial justice. Art ignites the core, inspires action, promotes critical social analysis and shapes community connectedness.
BMOC Multisectorial Alliance
The CT Boys and Men of Color Multi-Sector Alliance increases and coordinates investments, designs and implements innovative programs and promotes youth-led policy actions to address social drivers of health, well-being, and health equity.
"Bringing art to the table can stimulate authentic community dialogues accelerate home grown innovations to achieve health equity among boys and men of color...
CT Boys and Men of Color Multi-Sector Alliance
The CT Boys and Men of Color Multi-Sector Alliance increases and coordinates investments, designs and implements innovative programs and promotes youth-led policy actions to address social drivers of health, well-being, and health equity. Alliance members include intergenerational representatives from cultural, spiritual and community organizations, along with private, public and academic sector stakeholders to guide and accelerate systems change for Boys and Men of Color.
Winning art from the first Annual Visualizing Health Equity Art Contest
Meet HDI's Art & Health Equity Ambassador!
ANNE GOGH: 'Books over Bullets', depicts a young man on top of a pile of books that have positive subject matter. This piece sp the importance of reading and whole through that one action can acquire so much knowledge. Knowledge is all about exercising the mind.