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The Collective for Health Equity and Well-Being

Cooperative Extension’s Collective for Health Equity and Well-Being is a community of Extension personnel and their partners united by their shared commitment to advancing health equity and well-being. Members work together to support the implementation of Cooperative Extension’s National Framework for Health Equity and Well-Being (2021) to ensure that all people can be as healthy as they can be.

Submit Presentation Proposals by February 4

The deadline to submit presentation proposals for the 2024 National Health Outreach and Engagement Conference is February 4, 2024!
NHOC 2024 will be held in Greenville, SC, May 13-15, 2024.  The conference will be hosted by University of Georgia, Clemson University, and North Carolina State University Extension Services in Greenville, SC.
Presentation proposals must be submitted through the submission portal located HERE no later than February 4th, 2024.

Interested individuals may submit proposals for concurrent sessions of 60 or 20 minutes in length as well as poster presentations that will be staffed at a designated time. The central theme of the conference focuses on Health Innovation through Extension and Outreach. As such, we welcome proposals that address our three conference categories of 1) Strategies for health and well-being, 2) Partnering for transdisciplinary research, and 3) Workforce development. Other topics that are welcomed include community engagement, health equity, data utilization, place-based interventions, environmental health, housing, health systems and services, food systems, social determinants of health, coalition development, well-being, and youth development as a health strategy.

Proposals will be reviewed and scored using the following criteria.

·      Clarity of the proposal.

·      Anchored in current research or relevant theory.

·      Adequate description of the project or program.

·      Produces measurable results for communities or individuals.

·      Engagement of partners.

·      Relevance to Extension practice.

Attached is a flyer that you can use for announcing the call for proposals.  Also attached is a PDF document that includes instructions for submission and list of fields one will encounter when submitting a proposal. This will be helpful to individuals who wish to create the text of their proposal offline.


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