CSUF News Service
Discussing Grassroots Visions for Healthy Communities
March 26, 2014
Archana McEligot, CSUF professor of health science and director of the Center for Cancer Disparities Research, is one of the panelists for the April 22 "Latinos and the City: Grassroots Visions for Healthy Communities" program.
What is the role of grass root efforts in fostering healthy communities? Researchers and community members are invited to attend and discuss the issue during "Latinos and the City: Grassroots Visions for Healthy Communities" April 22 at Cal State Fullerton. The program is free and open to the public.
Cheryl Grills is professor of psychology at Loyola Marymount University and lead evaluator for "Communities Creating Healthy Environments: Improving Access to Healthy Foods and Safe Places to Play in Communities of Color," a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The program provides grants to local advocacy groups working in communities of color and indigenous nations to develop effective, replicable policy initiatives that achieve food and recreation equity.
- Gabriela Robles, executive director, St. Joseph Health Community Partnership Fund
- Sandra Villanueva, senior research associate, Psychology Action Research Center, Loyola Marymount University
- Ana Urzua, campaign coordinator, Santa Ana Building Healthy Communities
- Archana McEligot , professor of health science and director of the CSUF Center for Cancer Disparities Research
Tuesday, April 22
Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Cal State Fullerton, Mihaylo Hall, Room 3230
800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, 92831
$2 per hour or $8 for a daily permit. Details are available online.
"Latinos and the City," a community and research panel series, is organized by Erauldo R. González, associate professor of Chicana and Chicano studies. It is funded by a grant from the Office of the Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences and co-sponsored by the School of Nursing, departments of Chicana and Chicano Studies and Health Science, Diversity Education Initiatives and Chicana and Chicano Studies Alliance.
Reservations, due to limited seating, are recommended. More information and reservations are available by emailing Erualdo González.