Taking public health outside the walls of government using CARES Act funding
A webinar sponsored by Funding the Next Generation.
Join us to learn how Fresno assembled a valuable set of civic assets, built trust and connectivity, and when the pandemic hit mobilized these relationships to fast track equitable public health solutions. The panel will feature leaders from Fresno Cradle to Career, Fresno County Department of Public Health, UCSF, and the community-based organizations that make up the Immigrant and Refugee and African American coalitions. A major feature of the new system is the Promotora approach with families with young children and the hiring of 100 new grassroots outreach workers.
COVID-19 presented unprecedented challenges and enormous opportunities. In this case longstanding race, power and political dynamics were overcome.