October 26, 2022

ADHD Awareness Month

ADHD is one of the most common mental health conditions affecting children and adults This year's theme is "Understanding a Shared Experience."

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Can I Get the Flu From Touching Surfaces?

Microbiologist Emanuel Goldman explains why we can't disinfect our way out of getting sick with the flu and COVID-19 as he makes the case that a more effective path out of this pandemic is being ignored. Find out what it is.

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Call for Requests:

Community Engagement Virtual Salons (CEVS)

CEVS bring researchers together with patients, community members, and health care stakeholders to actively participate in cross-talk. It provides a forum for generating research questions, identifying evidence gaps, and defining outcomes meaningful to patients. To see a CEVS in action, take a look at the summary video featured below.

If you're interested in working with us, click here to learn more.

Upcoming Events
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Equity Fundamentals Workshop

October 26, 12pm ET

The Center for Diversity Education and Bias Prevention invites you to their upcoming workshop. This workshop helps attendees understand key concepts and strategies for purposeful reflection and growth.

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The Intersectionality of Domestic Violence

and People with Disabilities 

October 26, 12pm ET

Disabled people face unique challenges in seeking help when faced with domestic violence. During our time together, we will talk about some of these challenges and brainstorm what we can do to support people who face these challenges.

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Funding Opportunities

Equity in Postpartum Support

Call for applications

The New Jersey Birth Equity Funders Alliance (Alliance) aims to reduce racial disparities in birth outcomes in New Jersey and improve the state ranking for equitable birthing. Are you a 501(c)(3) organization or individual providing postpartum support to Black and Latinx birthing people in New Jersey? Apply for a $12,500 unrestricted grant from the New Jersey Birth Equity Funders Alliance! Priority goes to Black and Latinx individuals & Black-led, Latinx-led, and emerging CBOs. Application deadline is November 13, 2022.

Learn more here.

Community Resources
New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub: The State of New Jersey has put together a list of resources about the COVID-19 virus including testing sites, signs and symptoms, and FAQs about social services. 

You can find community-based and local COVID-19 testing site locations and hours here.

Middlesex County residents can register for a free COVID-19 test at sites throughout the county. Appointments required. The sites provide saliva-based test kits developed at Rutgers University.

Visit New Jersey’s COVID-19 Vaccine Registration site to pre-register for the vaccine. New Jersey's Covid-19 Vaccine Appointment Call Center can be reached at 855-568-0545.
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