We are now accepting applications for the 2020 cohort.
The National Council is pleased to offer this program at no cost for up to 20 participants from National Council member organizations. To learn more, review the Request for Applications.
We encourage you to complete your application early and submit all materials in advance of the deadline, Thursday, January 16 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
Please contact DanaL@TheNationalCouncil.org with any questions.
ABOUT THE ADDRESSING HEALTH DISPARITIES LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
The National Council’s Addressing Health Disparities Leadership Program supports mid-level managers to develop their voice, agency, and power to advance health equity within their organization and across their broader communities by:
- Bolstering the development of their and others’ skills to advance health equity within their organizations and communities.
- Leading organizational and community efforts that advance health equity within a broader context of community diversity, inclusion and social justice.
Participants graduate from this program equipped to lead and sustain efforts to eliminate health disparities among the people and communities they serve.
The Addressing Health Disparities Leadership Program will begin in March 2020 and conclude in September 2020. Participants will engage in the following activities:
- Program Introduction Webinar
- Three In-Person Meetings
- Monthly 1:1 Coaching Calls
- Monthly Peer-Support Calls
- Monthly Assignments & Readings
This program is led by National Council staff and expert consultants who are nationally-recognized leadership development and health equity experts. Learn more about the program faculty.
2019 Addressing Health Disparities Cohort VIII
Betsy Blanks, Mental Health America of Greater Houston, Texas
Jessica Donaldson, Bridgeway Inc., Illinois
Dana Foglesong, Magellan Complete Care of Florida, Florida
Whitney Frank, Compass Health, Washington
Shana Grady, Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board, Virginia
Glencora Gudger, Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS), Virginia
Sam Hasan, CenterPointe, Nebraska
Omar Irizarry, Gandara Mental Health, Massachusetts
Christine Laguna, Integral Care, Texas
Nicole Lawson, Oakland Community Health Network, Michigan
Celeste Nevarez, Emergence Health Network, Texas
Tamanna Patel, Georgia Health Policy Center, Georgia
Juan Pedroza Reyes, Valle Del Sol, Arizona
Skye Pletcher, Mid-State Health Network, Michigan
Josh Reese, Johnson County Mental Health Center, Kansas
Judith Rose-Wilson, Catholic Charities, District of Columbia
Jessica Shuren, Outreach Development Corporation, New York
Anh Ta, East Bay Agency for Children: Trauma Transformed California
Zachary Thomas, Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services, Ohio
National Council Leadership Development Offerings
The National Council maintains a large portfolio of training opportunities for staff at every level. Learn about our Middle Management Academy and upcoming National Council webinars for other leadership development offerings.
We also provide a consulting service line that can be customized to meet your organization’s unique leadership and development needs. Ask us how.