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Grand Rounds: Championing the health needs of children and families: Results of Children’s 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment

February 20, 2020, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Kelly Wolfe

Children’s Minnesota advocates for kids at the Capitol

Several bills aimed to improve the health and well-being of children will be discussed in 2020. focusing on issues ranging from tobacco and vaping to closing the state’s achievement gap.

Helping families navigate social factors that impact health – Community Connect featured as part of Minnesota Hospital Association campaign

Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) featured Children’s Minnesota’s innovative Community Connect program as part of MHA’s Healthy Communities campaign. The campaign highlights the work of hospitals throughout the state providing solutions and support beyond medical care that improve the health and lives of Minnesotans.

The importance of early childhood development this school year

Dr. Marc Gorelick, Jennifer DeCubellis, Bharti Wahi and Nancy Jost share what parents, legislators and local organizations can do to boost early childhood development to help Minnesota students succeed in school.

Grand Rounds: Mapping Prejudice: How historic practices created contemporary racial disparities

September 12, 2019, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Kevin Ehrman-Solberg

Grand Rounds: Literacy: The foundation of health and opportunity

December 5, 2019, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Nathan Chomilo, MD

One family’s journey with medical assistance

A Minnesota family is traveling to Washington, D.C., to advocate for an issue close to their hearts – the importance of funding for medical assistance programs. A few short years ago, the family was in a tough situation, their son was facing a life-threatening condition and skyrocketing medical bills threatened their financial security despite their solid dual-income.

Children’s Minnesota supports Breakfast After the Bell legislation

Children’s Minnesota worked with local organizations and lawmakers to introduce Breakfast after the Bell legislation, which will make breakfast more easily accessible to Minnesota students.

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Conversations on Children’s Health with Minnesota’s Gubernatorial Candidates

Minnesota's gubernatorial candidates participated in "Conversations on Children's Health," to discuss their positions on issues related to children's health.

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Advocating for children’s health: Family Advocacy Day 2018

Children’s Minnesota recently participated in the Children’s Hospitals Association Family Advocacy Day.