First Annual Equity & Economic Empowerment Health Expo
Everyone is Welcome!
Tuesday February 6, 2024
Caltrans District 4 Auditorium
111 Grand Ave, Oakland CA
10AM to 3PM
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND:
In our endeavor to combat health, societal and financial inequities and disparities within BIPOC and marginalized communities, residing in the 9 Bay Area counties, E4E aims to address and bridge gaps serving a California for ALL. You can expect engaging tabling and insightful panel discussions led by esteemed cultural influencers and thought leaders from a diverse range of non-profits, local, and state agencies. These sessions will offer a wealth of cost-free giveaways, tools, and resources, empowering you to lead a more fulfilling life.
- Educational Resources: Fit Checks, Dental Kits, Financial Literacy, Mental Health, Medi-Cal & CalFresh Applications, LGBTQIA+, Food Dists., & Career Awareness Info.
- Health Check-Ups i.e., Diabetes and Colorectal Screenings
- Panel Discussions with Health, Financial, and IT Professionals on topics such as Generational Wealth, Digital Divide Gap, Health Disparities Amongst BIPOC & Underserved Communities, and more!
- CHP Bike Safety-Helmet Giveaway & Car Seat Safety Coordination
RSVP to the Event
Interested in attending? You can RSVP for the event here. This is optional and not required to attend.
Caltrans District 4 Equity & Economic Empowerment Health Expo Preview
Health Equity & Wellness Partners
Native American Health Center
Native American Heath Center will provide a Land Acknowledgement at the start of our inaugural celebration.
Native American Health Center will be providing equitable representation of Native American health services i.e., dental, medical, behavioral health, cultural services, & workforce development.
Kaiser Permanente will be highlighting Thrive Local - an online directory of available community-based programs and services.
Kaiser Permanente will discuss the Medi-Cal Redetermination-rules, explaining what has happened and how people can continue to access Medi-Cal.
John Muir Health
John Muir Health will table and panel on the rising need for behavioral health which is a common request right now. It will also highlight their outpatient center in Concord which services all regardless of what insurance they have.
Through Umoja Health cancer educators from the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center's Office of Community Engagement will table and provide blood pressure checks, diabetes screening, cancer education, and colorectal cancer screening, and will also provide at home COVID-19 tests.
Sutter Health will provide materials curated on various health subjects while focusing on heart health to honor February - American Heart Month. Sutter will also engage with on-site fitness activities and trivia while providing giveaways!
Project Smile Global
The Project Smile Global- San Francisco Chapter will be providing education around oral hygiene and will provide dental kits with sand timers, toothbrushes, tongue scrappers, oral instruction pamphlets. Resource sheets and information on nearby clinics.
Pacific Center for Human Growth
Pacific Center will share information on its plethora of services for the LGBTQIA+ community which include health care support, homeless support, social advocacy work on mental health.
Economic Empowerment and Financial Partners
Patelco Credit Union
Patelco Credit Union will share a Financial Simulation on budgeting, an app for younger people geared towards High School juniors/ foster youth. The Simulation helps youth get ready and to stay ready financially.
Patelco Credit Union will also panel on Generational Wealth and Financial planning with a focus on Equity.
Golden 1 Credit Union
Golden 1 Credit Union will educate on its credit and banking services and will provide Financial Literacy while highlighting its services that are available to everyone regardless of citizenship.
Capital One will offer education on Credit Restoration, Credit Health, and first time home buying.
Travis Credit Union
Travis Credit Union will raise awareness around its Math City Money Program, which offers basic hands-on experience through scenario-based activities. Travis Credit Union will also be highlighting issues on identity theft and building credit.
Wealth Wave will highlight Fundamental and Essential 7 Money Milestones needed to achieve Generational Wealth.
Aflac will highlight the importance of being covered with a focus on cancer prescreening benefits and how, once diagnosed, this Aflac plan covers experimental treatment.
Pacific Service Credit Union
Pacific Service Credit Union is dedicated to providing trustworthy products and services to its members to help them achieve their financial goals and strengthen their financial lives. They will be highlighting the free financial counseling and interactive education courses they provide to members to help them begin the journey to financial freedom.
Education & Workforce Development Partners
Saint Mary’s College of California
St. Mary’s College of California will be sharing information on its BALOS Program, a Degree completion program geared to fulltime working individuals.
University of San Francisco
USF will highlight its Bachelor of Management-Degree Completion Program, which is designed and aim for working adults. This is a 2-year program that meets adults where they are.
CalRecycle will be raising awareness around the Plastic Pollution Responsibility Act - SB 54 and the key piece of its health impacts.
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
CDFW will educate on its programs such as Fishing in the City, which details how to accommodate fishing in urban cities.
CDFW will also provide information on how to access publics lands, and advise on free fishing and hunting days, as well as how to obtain reduced licensing.
California Air Resource Board
CARB provide resources on its programs and incentives geared to equitably serve and outreach to minority communities.
Google will share if efforts around transportation and help mitigate the effects on impoverished areas which are being affected the most. Google will discuss how it is looking into redirecting traffic at certain areas to help improve negative effects.
City of Oakland Partners
City of Oakland
Mayor Sheng Thao and Deputy Mayor Dr. Kimberly Mayfield will provide a Keynote on how to leverage Equity through the city of Oakland and the public we serve.
California Highway Patrol - Golden Gate Division
California Highway Patrol will highlight its Bicycle Safety Program, where they will hand out helmets, slap bracelets, and education around bike safety.
CHP will also coordinate its car safety program in which they will schedule car seat safety with participants.
The California Office of Traffic Safety
The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) will highlight its grants and various safety programs dedicated to making California roadways safe for ALL. Learn about the Go Safely Movement and how to be a Traffic Safety Champion: https://gosafelyca.org/.
Partners Providing Social Justice, Advocacy, and/or Support Services
On The Margins
On The Margins will offer education around wellness while focusing on overall healing.
On The Margins will panel on Economic Abuse as it raises awareness around human trafficking. This will detail how economic abuse comes from the social environment that you are in and show that it can happen to anyone.
Coast Pride will share LGBTQIA+ community resources as it relates to Support Groups for Middle School, High School, & Aging Community, social events, trainings, and referrals for youth counselling.
California Consortium for Urban Indian Health
CCUIH will education on their RedLine services. This is a helpline created for the Native American/ Tribal community but will anyone and everyone in need.
Redline connects people to services such as food banks, shelters, clinics, mental health, Disability Services, Emotional Support,COVID-19 Info, Urban Indian Health Programs, Housing and Utilities Referrals, Substance Use, Youth Services, and more!
Alameda County Community Food Bank
ACCFB will offer application assistance with Cal Fresh while providing Nutrition information, program resources, food distribution locations, and contact information for food banks in other counties.
Alameda County Social Services Agency
Alameda County Social Services Agency and assist participants with applying to Medi-Cal and Cal-Fresh. Their Eligibility Services Technicians will assess eligibility and will then assist with application packets and general info.
Employee Resource Partners
Coalition of California State Workers
Coalition of California State Workers will come with a well-rounded approach to educating our internal and external communities on being covered not only health wise but financially as well in order to level the playing field for all.
Caltrans District 4 Office of Health & Safety
The Office of Health & Safety will be providing Employee Assistance Program resource information