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say sayonara
Register: January 31st HIPMC Partner Meeting

It's the first HIPMC partner meeting of 2018! A few things on the agenda:
  • Say "sayonara" to Dr. Bob England of Maricopa County Public Health before he retires
  • Give input on strategies to achieve community-wide goals in Access to Care, Access to Healthy Food, and Early Childhood
  • Learn how partners have applied things they've learned through HIPMC

DATE : Wednesday, January 31st, 8:30-11:30AM
WHERE:  Verna McClain Roosevelt Wellness Center, Phoenix
MORE INFO:   Registration Site (registration closes Friday, January 26)
mental health
Webinar: Strategies for Population-Wide Mental Health and Wellbeing

Part one of a series exploring the history of community mental health and looking at strategies to improve community conditions that reduce the incidence and intensity of mental health challenges.

DATE: Thursday, January 25, 11:00AM-12:00PM
WHERE: Online
MORE INFO:  Register  More Info

active transportation
Tinder for Street Design*

Swipe right if it's hot: Tell Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) what features of active transportation you'd like to see more of around the Valley. Take the survey and forward it to others in the community who would like input on where design goes in the near future. Available in English and Spanish. 

chip workgroups
See the Strategies Come Together

Again, thank you to everyone who has participated in the CHIP workgroups to apply your expertise in determining strategies for the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).

At the January HIPMC meeting, you'll get to see the first draft of how the input came together into strategies and areas to put energy to improve community wellbeing in each of the three priority areas.

Register for the January HIPMC meeting to check out the first draft, provide your input, and see where your organization's work can connect.
measuring impact
Free Course: Lean Data Approaches to Measure Social Impact

Data doesn't have to be daunting, and learning how to collect new insights to make better decisions is the catalyst for creating change.

In this three-module course, you'll learn Acumen's Lean Data approach to measuring social impact, and discuss case studies from companies that have used Lean Data to gain new insights to refine their value proposition. Then you'll select your own data collection tool, build a streamlined survey, and run a live demo.
WHEN: 5 weeks starting March 13
WHERE: Online
MORE INFO: Course Site

early childhood development
6th Annual Childhood Obesity Symposium*

Phoenix Children's Hospital is hosting its 6th annual Pediatric Obesity Symposium in Scottsdale. Healthcare providers can learn from local and national experts about pediatric obesity and obesity-associated conditions.

The event is designed for professionals in pediatrics cardiology, psychology, nutrition/dietetics, and more.
WHEN: March 13, 12:30PM-3:45PM
WHERE: Scottsdale Plaza Resort
COST: $50
MORE INFO: Symposium Site

nominate champions
Nominations Open for Climate and Health Champions Awards

Know a business, non-profit, student, or individual who is working to improve climate-related health outcomes? Whether it's bottled water collection to fight heat illness or getting more shade around the community or something else, now's your chance to recognize their efforts. 

Learn more or nominate someone at the Climate and Health Champion Awards site.

share your stuff
*Want to be Included in HIPMC Newsletters?

Thank you to MAG and Phoenix Children's Hospital, two HIPMC partners who have their material included in this month's newsletter. 

Have something that would be useful to your fellow HIPMC partners? Send content for newsletters to Please send material at least one month in advance if time sensitive. Content is not guaranteed to be in the newsletter, but we will do our best to include everything that is relevant, timely, and beneficial to partners.