The Houston Health Foundation works to address critical public health needs impacting the Houston region’s most underserved families and children. The Houston Health Foundation creates public-private partnerships for sustainable health and wellness initiatives and programs in our communities.
Next G.H.E.N. Project
The Next Grassroots Health Education Network (G.H.E.N.) is searching for community partners and organizations to help usher in the next generation of transformative grassroots health educators.
The project seeks health influencers to help amplify health education and strengthen our network. Through a mini-grant of up to $3,000, the NEXT G.H.E.N. project aims to connect the community with local grassroots partners, health educators and community health workers through various health-influencing activities to improve disease awareness, health literacy and health equity.
As a Next G.H.E.N. partner, you will:
- Submit a health-promoting project lasting no more than six months
- Receive a mini grant of up to $3,000 to implement the project
- Participate in an orientation and routine network partner calls
- Establish relationships with other network partners
- Report successes, impact, and lessons learned, and
- Take part in increasing health equity in the communities within the City of Houston.
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Scope of Work: Advancing Equity
THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS OUTREACH EDUCATION
This work aims to identify and address current gaps and factors influencing COVID-19-related health disparities. Under this strategy, key partners will broadly address health disparities and inequities related to COVID-19 within targeted zones, addressing and, as necessary, dispelling misinformation and barriers to mitigation practices due to mistrust.
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Our programming provides oral health care through Project Saving Smiles, vision screening and eye wear through See to Succeed, improving outcomes and reducing opportunity gaps for boys and young men of color through My Brother's Keeper Houston, access to fresh produce and nutrition education with our Community Nutrition Program. We also play a key role in ensuring families receive the support services they need to create safe and healthy environments for children living in the Houston region.
Make a financial gift and transform a life. The success of our foundation is undoubtedly attributed to the participation, collaboration, and creativity of our board members and community partners, who continue to create innovative programming to support our mission.
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