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Steering Committee
  • Develop MMHC mission statement and vision statement.
  • Develop long-term action plan.
  • Ensure compliance with 501c3 stipulations.
  • Submission of information for listserv publication.
  • Develop guidelines for appropriateness of listserv information.

 

Public Policy

  • Monitor legislation activities or issues related to minority health and disparate health outcome issues and defines appropriate interventions.
  • Issue informational press releases on health-sensitive legislation or activities that impact minority health and disparate health outcome issues.
  • Identify and develop public policy platform for MMHC position statement.
  • Develop public health policy information for town hall or other type meetings to educate the public pertaining to minority health and disparate health outcome issues.
  • Develop plans to provide information to legislative agencies and committees concerning issues, data, etc, pertaining to minority health and disparate health outcome issues.

 

Media and Public Relations

  • Generate press releases of MMHC activities concerning minority health and disparate health outcome issues.
  • Identify and foster partnerships and collaborative activities with statewide and national, public, non-profit, private organizations and agencies, and academia to improve MMHC's organizational capacity to execute public health policy and programming.
  • Advise on the development and maintenance of MMHC's website.
  • Collaboration with staff on the quarterly or semi-annual newsletter and other reports.
  • Collaboration with staff on publishing annual reports.

 

Membership and Recruitment

  • Development and maintenance of membership rosters and collaborative organizations, including contact info, listserv and mailing lists.
  • Identify potential new members.
  • Develop mail and meeting-based membership campaigns.
  • Develop recommended policy for membership, pending Steering Committee approval, including policies regarding meeting attendance and taskforce participation.

 

Fund Development

  • Develop web-based and direct mail campaigns to generate funds for an operating budget.
  • Investigate the potential need for annual dues payment for membership in MMHC (individual and organizational).
  • Research sources of possible funding and grants for MMHC members.
  • Submit foundation and other grants for ongoing funding.
  • Report and submit grant activities to membership list.

 

Education Committee

  • Develops / reviews materials for MMHC.
  • Develops along with Media Committee communication for MMHC/public/policy makers.
  • Identifies opportunities for MMHC to educate MMHC/public/policymakers.

 

April Minority Health Month

  • Develop information resources for participation in Minority Health Month.
  • Collect networking information and transfer to appropriate taskforce.
  • Plans Minority Health Conference, activities and events.

 

MMHC Annual Meeting

  • Assists in planning annual meeting.
  • Collect networking information and transfer to appropriate taskforce.
  • Assists in raising funding for annual event.
  • Assists in developing a list of possible participants and distribution list.

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