2018 - 2019 Community Teams
Dane County Climate Council
The Dane County Climate Council strives to make Dane County more resilient to climate change by identifying, characterizing, and publicizing the wide variety of health impacts it has on communities, in particular highlighting the disproportionate impacts in underserved, low-income communities.
The Healthiest Greenfield Coalition aims to engage the community and work collaboratively across sectors to improve the health of Greenfield through behavioral health, healthy aging, and nutrition and physical activity.
Mujeres Líderes de la Salud
Mujeres Líderes de la Salud aims to create a diverse, sufficient, and competent workforce that promotes and protects health. The coalition also promotes adequate, appropriate and safe food for the Latino community in Dane County. A core part of the team includes respecting the community’s values, traditions, and culturally-appropriate definitions of health among the Latino community in the County.
Striving to Improve Health for All (SIHA)
SIHA is a coalition composed of individuals in the Milwaukee Muslim community who are passionate about promoting health equity. The coalition focuses on addressing the cultural stigma surrounding mental health within the Muslim community and the shaming culture that leads to dismissiveness of health care interventions.
Waushara County Wellness Council
The Waushara County Wellness Council is a coalition focused on reducing the impact of chronic disease, improving access to mental health care, and reducing illegal drug use and alcohol in the community. The coalition continues to grow its focus on policy, systems, and environmental change using their Community Health Improvement Plan as a guide to improve the health of Waushara County residents.
2018-2020 Wisconsin Population Health Service Fellows
The 2018-2020 Population Health Service Fellows will be participating in the Community Teams Program, supporting the End Child Poverty Campaign.