Shaking the Foundation - Blog

Guest Post: So you say you want health justice for Asian Americans in Connecticut? Count us in.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is ripe with opportunity to elevate health issues that confront Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPIs). But how do we know what the priority health issues are? Last week, Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) senior program officer Elizabeth Krause had a … more >

May 21, 2012

In the News: Region's African-American health agency says it's time to rethink role

Last month, Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) Leadership Fellow Stephanye Clarke (Class of 2010) of the African American Health Council of Southeastern Connecticut (grantee of CT Health) hosted a Minority Health Summit. Today's issue of The Day sums up the event and provides some good insights … more >

May 15, 2012

Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) and Valley Kids Belong

To treat mental illness in children, it’s important to spot it early, identifying and intervening before more serious problems develops. The Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) has been taking a community-based approach to reaching children at risk of mental health issues. To test this theory, … more >

May 15, 2012

We Challenge You Not to Laugh

Today's guest post was written by Heang Tan, Project Manager for HealthJusticeCT.org . Some of the challenges that a person can face in life may seem impossible: parenting a teen, stopping spam, weeding all pretty tough activities. Achieving health equity can feel that way sometimes. We can all … more >

May 9, 2012

Building Trust with the SUN

It’s important to spot mental or behavioral health problems early in children, identifying and intervening before they need more intense treatment or end up in the juvenile justice system. The Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) believes in taking a community-based approach to reaching children at … more >

May 8, 2012