Community Engagement & Outreach Core
The main purpose of the Community Engagement and Outreach core is:
- To influence and build local capacity in applying a resilience approach to American Indian (AI) health promotion, program design, and health policy.
- To disseminate a culturally relevant health promotion and prevention of diseases, secondary conditions, and treatments to AI and urban communities.
- To strengthen, enhance, and expand existing community-academic partnerships and expand academic-academic alliances.
- To deepen our scientific knowledge of resilience and health.
- To translate this knowledge from research to practice to transform public health education, practice, and policy.
Our Mothers are Our Strength: Resilience through Culture and Love Accordion Closed
Angeleeta Greyeyes, B.S. (Diné)
About: A workshop to promote family living among Navajo Mothers (14-25) by raising awareness of the impact they have on the success of their children. As well as connecting the mothers with resources and materials that will increase positive health outcomes and behaviors. This includes promoting positive behavioral, environmental, psychological, and social factors to reduce adverse health outcomes among their children.
Nanise Nizhonigo Béé líná Accordion Closed
Tisimpsha Kee, B.S. (Diné)
Mindfulness in “Two Worlds” Accordion Closed
Shalene Yazzie, B.S. (Diné)
Moccasin Story: The Birds and The Bees Accordion Closed
Alexis McKinley, B.S.
- 11 had an increase in number of correct answers (~73%)
- 2 had no change in correct answers (~13%)
- 1 had a decrease in number of correct answers (~6%)
- 1 did not complete the post assessments (~6%)
On the questionnaire, when asked if the information will help them practice healthy sexual and reproductive behaviors:
- ~46% answered Strongly Agree
- ~40% answered Agree
- ~6% answered Strongly Disagree
When asked if the information will help them practice healthy relationship behaviors:
- ~60% answered Strongly Agree
- ~26% answered Agree
- ~6% answered Strongly Disagree
My Photovoice Journey Accordion Closed
Leandra Becenti, B.S. (Diné)
The following projects were produced through collaborative efforts between CEOC and multiple American Indian communities.
Ha:san Preparatory and Leadership School: Resilience Through Culture
CAIR teamed up with the College of Communications and Ha:san Preparatory and Leadership School to film Ha:san’s students view of resilience. Through culture, the students were able to identify what it means to be resilience and successful in school.
Culture Unity Through Sustainability
This video incorporates Native American traditional values of agriculture and knowledge to sustain agricultural practices as well as reduce health disparities on the reservation.
Watch Video: Unity Through Sustainability
Video Accessibility Instructions:
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- Priscilla R. Sanderson, PhD, CRC – Director (NAU)
- Alexis McKinley – Research Assistant (NAU)
- Jackie Brown – Research Assistant (NAU)