How Do We Train for Health Equity? Lessons from Health Equity Coordinator, Tacoma, WA

New video series!

NEPHTC is delighted that videos and handouts from our visit from Jacques Colon, Health Equity Coordinator from the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department are now available to our NEPHTC training community. Learn how this leading health department trained to integrate health equity into its programming and planning.

To register to watch the videos (six to nine minutes each), please click here: How Do We Train for Health Equity?








What you’ll learn

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the difference between Health Disparity and Health Inequity
  • Identify a resource that can help a health department define its health equity needs
  • Describe Tacoma Pierce Health Department’s consultative approach to supporting health equity in programs

Expert Jacques Colon served as the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department for the past three years, where he leads their Health Equity Initiative.  This role includes leading the health department’s internal  Health Equity Implementation Team, which is charged with improving the structures, processes, and practices of the health department in order to eliminate health inequities in Pierce County, WA.