Leveraging Partnerships to Improve Nutrition Education Programs for Disadvantaged Communities

Tuesday, October 19
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (Central Time)
CE: 1.0
Level 2 (intermediate knowledge/experience)
Activity Code: 164103


Reducing chronic diseases and health disparities in disadvantaged communities through innovative culturally focused nutrition programming that emphasizes authentic nutrition education and advocacy by practitioners and experts.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify practical ways to provide effective, culturally sensitive nutrition education to disadvantaged and minority communities.
  • Explain strategic methods to collaborate or partner with programs such as, wellness industries, schools, government, and Medicaid Programs.
  • Describe effective advocacy strategies for influencing community nutrition policies to further reduce racial inequities and health disparities in minority and disadvantaged communities.

Performance Indicators:

  • 12.3.3 Takes into consideration any population and environmental disparities (health, availability, finances, access) when developing programs.
  • 9.3.4 Takes into consideration the cultural needs of audiences and makes appropriate modifications to education materials.
  • 1.7.6 Applies knowledge of health determinants when planning, developing and implementing services, programs, interventions,
    meal plans and menus.