Link Between Hair and Health the Focus of Symposium
Residents in Rochester and the Finger Lakes region have an opportunity to learn how their health can affect their hair at a free symposium.
Rochester Community Equity Champions Announced Today at Health Equity Conference
Conference held to address social determinants of health, focus on Latino health in the Finger Lakes region
Introducing the Speak Life! 2023 Health Equity Conference speakers and panelists
Speak Life! 2023, presented by Excellus BCBS, brings together a powerhouse slate of speakers to discuss the urgent need for health equity, with a special focus on Latino health. This year's theme is ¡Acción ahora! / Action Now!.
Registration opens for Speak Life! 2023 Health Equity Conference
Conference to address social determinants of health, focus on Latino health in the Finger Lakes region
New award honors the memory of health coalition member Edgar Santa Cruz
Deadline extended for health equity champion nominations. A new award given at the 2023 Speak Life! Health Equity Conference will honor a dedicated health coalition member killed by a driver in December while walking his dog on Park Avenue.
Counties unite efforts to address mounting mental health crisis and other issues in Finger Lakes region
Counties throughout the Finger Lakes region will spend the next three years focusing on residents’ struggles with mental health, substance use disorders, chronic diseases, and food security in the region, according to a new report.
In The Headlines
Memorial award given in honor of Park Avenue hit-and-run victim13 WHAM
April 27, 2023 - An inaugural award in honor of Edgar Santa Cruz was given to outstanding Latino Health Coalition member Carlos Santana at the 2023 Speak Life! Health Equity Conference.
David Satcher Returns to Recognize Local Community Health ContributionsUniversity of Rochester Medical Center Newsroom
May 4, 2023 - Common Ground Health community partner, Michael Mendoza, MD received the David Satcher Senior Faculty Award for his contributions advancing community health and health equity.
Rochester Community Equity Champions announced at Health Equity ConferenceRochester Business Journal
April 28, 2023 - The Speak Life! 2023 Health Equity Conference , themed ¡Acción ahora!/Action now! aimed to unite, teach, reach and motivate community members to take action toward healing and moving forward in hope.
P-Tech program at Edison High School fast-tracks students to tech jobsWXXI
March 27, 2023 - Luz Flores Lee, the Program Manager at Common Ground Health was guest speaker at the Edison Tech Empowering Girls in Tech event.