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Transcript from #HealthJustice TweetChat what communities can do to help end health disparities among men of color, Dec. 14, 2010

Transcript from #HealthJustice TweetChat what communities can do to help end health disparities among men of color, Dec. 14, 2010

mindofandre: RT @giorodriguez: Hi everyone. Welcome to the 2nd #HealthJustice Tweet Chat! #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:00:57

giorodriguez: Today, we’ll discuss what communities can do to help end health disparities among men of color #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:01:00

VivirLatino: RT @giorodriguez: Today, we’ll discuss what communities can do to help end health disparities among men of color #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:01:16

giorodriguez: I’m Giovanni Rodriguez, communications strategist and board member of Latinos for Social Media (#LatISM) #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:01:49

giorodriguez: I’m here today w/ public health activist and commentator, Andre Blackman (@mindofandre) #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:02:15

ficklin: glad to be a part #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:02:40

giorodriguez: @HealthJusticeCT is a movement of CT residents dedicated to raising awareness re: racial & ethnic disparities #healthjustice #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:02:56

mindofandre: @ficklin glad to have you here #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:03:20

giorodriguez: Our goal is to bring people together to find innovative solutions to achieve health justice for everyone in CT #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:03:22

giorodriguez: You can find out more about the HealthJusticeCT initiative at www.healthjusticeCT.org #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:03:49

mindofandre: Would love to have anyone from the #hcsm crew chime in when they get a chance to the next hour of #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:04:13

giorodriguez: Let’s start w/ the TweetChat Rules: 1)Be nice 2)Stay on topic 3)Use #HealthJustice in all messages 4)Ask questions! #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:04:24

giorodriguez: We’d like to start w/ introductions: Pls share a msg about you & why you’re participating today #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:04:49

lizscherer: RT @mindofandre: Would love to have anyone from the #hcsm crew chime in when they get a chance to the next hour of #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:04:52

mindofandre: RT @giorodriguez: We’d like to start w/ introductions: Pls share a msg about you & why you’re participating today #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:05:19

HealthJusticeCT: RT @mindofandre: Would love 2 have anyone from #hcsm crew chime in when they get a chance in the next hour #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:05:26

SherriWrites: @giorodriguez @mindofandre Glad to know you are doing this with #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:05:56

giorodriguez: Today’s topic is about how communities can help end health disparities. Send me any ?s you want discussed w/ the group #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:06:02

giorodriguez: Andre will start by posing the first Q. We’ll plan on addressing each question for about 10 min. #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:06:24

SNCR: Join SNCR Fellow @giorodriguez for the #HealthJustice TweetChat now
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:06:41

mindofandre: @SherriWrites really happy to have you here as well Sherri! #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:06:45

ficklin: i am a ct foundation health fellow, class of 2011 #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:06:51

iPublicityDiva: RT @ficklin glad to be a part #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:06:58

mindofandre: Q1: Do men of color experience worse health outcomes and treatment than their socioeconomic counterparts? #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:07:11

lizscherer: #healthjustice Q1, @mindofandre All the data I’ve seen support the contention that men of color are at higher risk for certain illnesses
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:08:02

PrestoVivace: RT @SNCR: Join SNCR Fellow @giorodriguez for the #HealthJustice TweetChat now
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:08:03

LifeHealthDiary: Hi I am a community health management app for collaboration with #doctor and #carers #healthjustice #tweetchat
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:08:58

ficklin: yes #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:09:27

HealthJusticeCT: RT @lizscherer: All the data I’ve seen support the contention that men of color are at higher risk for certain illnesses #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:09:39

mindofandre: Definitely @lizscherer, men’s life expectancy is almost 6 yrs less than women’s #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:10:27

mindofandre: In fact, AA men have a higher mortality rate than women for all 15 leading causes of death #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:10:51

lizscherer: #healthjustice @mindofandre not seen enough data discerning socioeconomic status and gender though. Seem to merge.
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:11:09

jodyms: RT @mindofandre: In fact, AA men have a higher mortality rate than women for all 15 leading causes of death #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:11:19

HealthJusticeCT: RT @mindofandre: In fact, AA men have a higher mortality rate than women for all 15 leading causes of death #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:11:36

SherriWrites: RT @mindofandre: In fact, AA men have a higher mortality rate than women for all 15 leading causes of death #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:12:25

SherriWrites: RT @mindofandre: Definitely @lizscherer, men’s life expectancy is almost 6 yrs less than women’s #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:12:42

mindofandre: @lizscherer I’m hoping that we’ll be able to drill down more into those stats, I have seen some on youth & gender though #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:12:50

LifeHealthDiary: RT @giorodriguez: Today’s topic is how communities can help end health disparities. #tweetchat #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:12:55

mindofandre: It also appears that men of color show a greater tendency to be afflicted w/ chronic conditions #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:14:28

iPublicityDiva: RT @LifeHealthDiary: RT @giorodriguez: Today’s topic is how communities can help end health disparities. #tweetchat #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:14:39

giorodriguez: Yes, drilling down is important. Some studies show that immigrant populations do better than second gen. True of Latinos. #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:15:05

giorodriguez: Time for next question #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:15:41

mindofandre: As far as other reasons for these disparities, the language barrier is included: http://bit.ly/bys612 #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:15:52

HealthJusticeCT: RT @giorodriguez: Some studies show that immigrant populations do better than second gen. True of Latinos. #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:16:06

mindofandre: Q2: How does where people live, work and play impact their health? Environment plays an important role #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:16:35

riggrl: RT @mindofandre: Would love 2 have anyone from #hcsm crew chime in when they get a chance in the next hour #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:16:39

riggrl: RT @mindofandre: Q2: How does where people live, work & play impact their health? Environment plays an important role #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:18:01

iPublicityDiva: RT @mindofandre: Q2: How does where people live, work and play impact their health? Environment plays an important role #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:18:08

rebeccacaroe: RT @mindofandre: As far as other reasons for these disparities, the language barrier is included: http://bit.ly/bys612 #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:18:19

mindofandre: Living in areas w/out access to healthy food, safe parks & good schools compounds health issues 4 minority kids #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:18:51

giorodriguez: The folks at The Food Trust in Philadelphia have stuff to say on question #2 #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:19:01

LifeHealthDiary: @mindofandre well there are few seriously hazardous jobs nowadays but long work hours + travel takes its toll #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:19:27

HealthJusticeCT: Living in areas w/out access 2 healthy food, safe parks & good schools compounds health issues 4 minority kids #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:20:25

stevenkingjr: RT @HealthJusticeCT: Living in areas w/out access 2 healthy food, safe parks & good schools compounds health issues 4 minority kids #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:20:35

mindofandre: @LifeHealthDiary i think you bring up a good point on location of jobs which feeds into thoughts on local impact #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:20:49

giorodriguez: RT @LifeHealthDiary: @mindofandre well there are few seriously hazardous jobs but long work hours travel takes its toll #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:21:04

DarbyDarbyDarby: It’s important because it determines how you get your health info. Also, if your friends are going to the dr, you would too. #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:21:19

mindofandre: I’m also thinking the location and quality of grocery stores in the built environment is an issue #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:22:11

LifeHealthDiary: @mindofandre we are in New Zealand where we just had 29 die in an underground mining disaster. #localimpact #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:22:19

iPublicityDiva: RT @HealthJusticeCT: Living in areas w/out access 2 healthy food, safe parks & good schools compounds health issues 4 minority kids #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:22:30

MomPressive: RT @HealthJusticeCT: Living in areas w/out access 2 healthy food, safe parks & good schools compounds health issues 4 minority kids #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:22:49

giorodriguez: @MomPressive @HealthJusticeCT Hi there — thanks for joining us! #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:23:26

femelmed: @mindofandre a study found parents have limited influence on kids’ eating habits. makes env, community schools critical #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:24:06

mindofandre: @LifeHealthDiary yes I heard about the New Zealand incident, so very unfortunate but a good example of the job location issue #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:24:07

LifeHealthDiary: RT @DarbyDarbyDarby: It’s important because it determines how you get your health info. #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:24:29

giorodriguez: Harvard School of Public Health study showed that AA & Latino kids consistently lived in more disadvantaged neighborhoods #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:24:48

femelmed: @mindofandre new post: parents don’t influence children’s eating habits http://bit.ly/eXsbNg #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:24:54

mindofandre: RT @femelmed: @mindofandre study found parents have limited influence on kids’ eating. makes env, community schools critical #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:24:56

mvsachse: RT @mindofandre: Q2: How does where people live, work and play impact their health? Environment plays an important role #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:25:25

giorodriguez: Racial & ethnic segregation means minority kids live in double jeopardy, living w/ a poor family in a poor community #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:25:25

giorodriguez: Here’s a good article that looks at the problem http://bit.ly/esuPgg #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:25:46

LifeHealthDiary: @mindofandre yes but not really related to race as #healthjustice issue. More job / location / poverty
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:25:51

giorodriguez: Next question now coming … #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:26:04

femelmed: agree – they’re doing great things RT @giorodriguez: The folks at The Food Trust in Philadelphia have stuff to say on Q #2 #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:26:34

mindofandre: Q3: How does poverty factor into the poor health of men of color? #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:26:51

HealthJusticeCT: RT @giorodriguez: Racial & ethnic segregation means minority kids live in double jeopardy w/ poor family in a poor community #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:27:12

mindofandre: Low income, educ. level & unemployment aggravate health complications of minority men. http://bit.ly/gyKCbu #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:27:37

co_health: interested in health & environment? check out #healthjustice tweet chat stream when you have a sec. #co_health
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:27:39

femelmed: interested in health & environment? check out #healthjustice tweet chat stream when you have a sec. #co_health
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:27:40

giorodriguez: Inequities in education, housing & environment must be erased b4 health disparities can B addressed http://bit.ly/cT1i46 #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:27:50

giorodriguez: More AA men 20-34 yrs w/out a HS diploma/GED are currentlybehind bars (37%) than employed (26%) #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:28:13

iPublicityDiva: RT @HealthJusticeCT: RT @giorodriguez: Racial & ethnic segregation means minority kids live in double jeopardy w/ poor family in a poor community #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:28:24

RalphKenolEsq: RT @giorodriguez: More AA men 20-34 yrs w/out a HS diploma/GED are currently behind bars (37%) than employed (26%) #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:28:46

mindofandre: Men of color are more than 2x likely to suffer from poor health & effects of violence & other trauma. http://bit.ly/bmiNP2 #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:28:47

iPublicityDiva: RT @giorodriguez: Inequities in education, housing & environment must be erased b4 health disparities can B addressed http://bit.ly/cT1i46 #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:28:49

LifeHealthDiary: @mindofandre are you looking for evidence of #poverty or seeking solutions? #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:28:53

giorodriguez: Would be interesting to see studies on impact of shrinking budgets for public school education #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:29:01

jodyms: RT @femelmed: interested in health & environment? check out #healthjustice tweet chat stream when you have a sec. #co_health
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:29:31

riggrl: RT @giorodriguez: Inequities in education, housing & environment must be erased b4 health disparities can be addressed #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:29:38

mindofandre: @giorodriguez good point. I’m also thinking that the reduction of public libraries will have a big impact #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:29:42

ileducprof: RT @giorodriguez: More AA men 20-34 yrs w/out a HS diploma/GED are currently behind bars (37%) than employed (26%) #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:29:43

TMODOM: RT @giorodriguez: More AA men 20-34 yrs w/out a HS diploma/GED are currently behind bars (37%) than employed (26%) #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:29:54

simpleelovlee: RT @mindofandre: Men of color are more than 2x likely to suffer from poor health & effects of violence & other trauma. http://bit.ly/bmiNP2 #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:29:56

mindofandre: @LifeHealthDiary more on the solutions side #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:30:04

giorodriguez: Bad policies that institutionalize the disadvantaged affect boys & young men of color. http://to.pbs.ort/gDAbeW #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:30:26

chrisemdin: RT @giorodriguez: More AA men 20-34 yrs w/out a HS diploma/GED are currently behind bars (37%) than employed (26%) #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:30:28

LifeHealthDiary: @giorodriguez have US school meal services had revolution like UK #JamieOliver led? #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:30:54

iPublicityDiva: RT @giorodriguez: More AA men 20-34 yrs w/out a HS diploma/GED are currently behind bars (37%) than employed (26%) #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:31:23

mindofandre: Another problem that ties into barriers is whether job based health insurance is available for men of color #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:31:39

HealthJusticeCT: RT @giorodriguez: Bad policies that institutionalize the disadvantaged affect boys & young men of color #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:31:52

giorodriguez: @LifeHealthDiary @giorodriguez great question. do not know #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:31:53

mvsachse: Great convo on #sdoh happening at #HealthJustice via @mindofandre @giorodriguez
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:32:51

iPublicityDiva: Very true. @mindofandre: Another problem is whether job based health insurance is available 4 men of color #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:33:04

jesseluna: @giorodriguez There’s a movement to improve food in schools. In Santa Paula, were working on a community garden project. #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:33:06

mindofandre: @LifeHealthDiary yes @jamie_oliver did something like that in West Virginia recently and was televised #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:33:14

WhatsDa511: RT @giorodriguez: More AA men 20-34 yrs w/out a HS diploma/GED are currently behind bars (37%) than employed (26%) #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:33:48

LifeHealthDiary: @mindofandre did it work / have an effect / start a movement of change? #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:34:07

giorodriguez: @jesseluna thanks for joining, Jesse. Great to get the perspective of someone in Central California on this chat. #latism #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:34:26

AHCJ_Pia: I’m late but this is interesting: RT @giorodriguez: what communities can do to help end health disparities among men of color #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:34:33

LifeHealthDiary: RT @jesseluna: @giorodriguez There’s a movement to improve food in schools. Santa Paula has a community garden project. #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:34:37

mindofandre: @AHCJ_Pia thanks for joining us! #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:34:59

giorodriguez: Next question coming #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:35:40

mindofandre: Q4: What new solutions should be implemented or tested to help solve this problem? #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:36:12

JessSolomon: The #HealthJustice stats about black men make me want stories/personal narratives. Wishing I could talk to my father and grandfather.
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:36:39

mindofandre: We have some great examples coming up around Q4….#healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:36:42

mindofandre: Barber shops in Pittsburgh offered a day of free health screenings http://bit.ly/cT1i46 #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:37:04

giorodriguez: RT @JessSolomon: The #HealthJustice stats about black men make me want stories/personal narratives. #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:38:19

ReportingBack: RT @AHCJ_Pia: RT @giorodriguez: what communities can do to help end health disparities among men of color #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:38:27

giorodriguez: RT @mindofandre: Barber shops in Pittsburgh offered a day of free health screenings http://bit.ly/cT1i46 #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:38:44

mindofandre: Communities can work to improve access to resources like transportation, good schools, parks, health services and jobs #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:38:48

AHCJ_Pia: RT @mindofandre: Living in areas w/o access 2 healthy food, safe parks & good schools compounds health issues 4 minority kids #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:39:07

iPublicityDiva: I heard about that. Great idea @mindofandre: Barber shops in Pittsburgh offered a day of free screenings http://bit.ly/cT1i46 #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:39:11

giorodriguez: RT @mindofandre: Communities can improve access to resources like transportation, good schools, parks, health services, jobs #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:39:29

riggrl: What a great idea! RT @mindofandre: Barber shops in Pittsburgh offered a day of free health screenings http://bit.ly/cT1i46 #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:39:34

mindofandre: Nat’t Cancer Institute launched campaign 2 encourage AA men to eat 9 servings of fruits & veggies/day. http://bit.ly/aZYopQ #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:39:37

thepublicityguy: RT @giorodriguez: More AA men 20-34 yrs w/out a HS diploma/GED are currently behind bars (37%) than employed (26%) #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:39:54

thepublicityguy: RT @mindofandre: Barber shops in Pittsburgh offered a day of free health screenings http://bit.ly/cT1i46 #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:40:09

giorodriguez: RT @mindofandre:Nat’tCancerInstitute campaign 2 encourage AA men to eat 9 servings of fruits&veggies/day. http://bit.ly/aZYopQ #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:40:39

HealthJusticeCT: RT @mindofandre: Communities can improve access 2 resources like transportation, good schools, parks, health services & jobs #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:40:40

femelmed: here’s a study on using the barber shop as a health monitoring, education and referral platform http://ow.ly/3p76t #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:41:10

mindofandre: Programs specific to CT: African-American Affairs Commission #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:41:15

AndrewPWilson: RT @mindofandre: Nat Cancer Institute launched campaign 2 encourage AA men to eat 9 servings of fruits & veggies/day. http://bit.ly/aZYopQ #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:41:48

JesSofiaValle: RT @giorodriguez: RT @mindofandre: Communities can improve access to resources like transportation, good schools, parks, health services, jobs #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:42:00

AHCJ_Pia: RT @mindofandre: Another problem that ties into barriers is whether job based health insurance is available for men of color #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:42:23

mindofandre: Latino and Puerto Rican Commission & Commission of Human Rights and Opportunities #HealthJustice (in CT)
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:42:26

LifeHealthDiary: RT @femelmed: here’s a study on using the barber shop as a health monitoring, education and referral platform http://ow.ly/3p76t #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:42:28

HealthJusticeCT: @femelmed Thx for sharing the info. re: the the power of barbershop as health platform #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:42:47

giorodriguez: RT @mindofandre: Latino and Puerto Rican Commission & Commission of Human Rights and Opportunities #HealthJustice (in CT) #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:42:50

mindofandre: CT also launched JUST.START campaign 2 promote racial & ethnic fairness in CT juvenilejustice system http://bit.ly/gn5Csf #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:42:59

ergeekgoddess: Awesome #HealthJustice chat going on right now with @giorodriguez #latism – great info for #latinos
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:43:40

giorodriguez: RT @mindofandre: CT launched JUST.START campaign 2 promote racial& ethnic fairness in CT juvenilejustice http://bit.ly/gn5Csf #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:44:05

ficklin: the black , latino, etc ethnic commissions have been undergoing severe staff erosion and threats of elimination #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:44:14

right2food: RT @AHCJ_Pia: RT @mindofandre: Another problem that ties intobarriers is whether job based health insurance is available for men of color #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:44:31

mindofandre: @ficklin most definitely an important thing to note – is it because of funding? #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:44:38

giorodriguez: RT @ficklin: the black , latino, etc ethnic commissions have been undergoing severe staff erosion and threats of elimination #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:44:38

HealthJusticeCT: RT @ficklin: the black , latino, etc ethnic commissions have been undergoing severe staff erosion and threats of elimination #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:44:53

mindofandre: Calif. Endowment & PolicyLink are supporting work in Oakland, Fresno and LA to address challenges facing boys & men of color #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:45:01

ficklin: state budget crunch #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:45:27

LifeHealthDiary: RT @AHCJ_Pia: RT @mindofandre: Another problem is if job based health insurance is available for men of color #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:45:32

mindofandre: The National Minority Male Health Project at Morehouse College helps promote healthy lifestyles among minority men #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:46:08

LifeHealthDiary: @mindofandre what specifically have Calif., Endowment &PolicyLink been doing? Tools / techniques? #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:46:31

iPublicityDiva: RT @ergeekgoddess: Awesome #HealthJustice chat going on right now with @giorodriguez #latism – great info for #latinos
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:46:45

giorodriguez: RT @mindofandre: National Minority Male Health Project @Morehouse helps promote healthy lifestyles among minority men #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:46:55

giorodriguez: wrapping up the formal questions part of this chat #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:47:40

hardknoxfirst: RT @giorodriguez: More AA men 20-34 yrs w/out a HS diploma/GED are currently behind bars (37%) than employed (26%) #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:47:44

mindofandre: Any questions as we head into the final part of the chat? #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:48:04

giorodriguez: Opening the chat to any questions … #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:49:11

mindofandre: Was this chat useful/informative for many of you? Some great information was shared #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:49:41

ReportingHealth: RT @ergeekgoddess: Awesome #HealthJustice chat going on right now with @giorodriguez #latism – great info for #latinos
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:49:46

ficklin: useful #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:50:15

SherriWrites: @mindofandre Any info to share about black men and obesity? #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:50:33

DarbyDarbyDarby: Absolutely, @mindofandre. Thank you! #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:50:41

eclexia: @johntmarohn @giorodriguez: Would be interesting to see studies on impact of shrinking budgets for public school education. #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:50:48

SherriWrites: @giorodriguez @mindofandre Yes, this was great. #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:52:22

ficklin: http://www.amren.com/mtnews/archives/2009/07/differences_in_1.php #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:53:06

giorodriguez: Would it be helpful to post a blog summarizing what we learned and shared today? #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:53:16

mindofandre: RT @giorodriguez: Would it be helpful to post a blog summarizing what we learned and shared today? #HealthJustice (great idea)
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:53:49

ficklin: by all means please summarize and post #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:54:04

giorodriguez: If there are any specific questions that you’d like us to address in the blog summary, let us know. #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:55:25

LifeHealthDiary: @ficklin i am on another tweetchat #hpm we do a weekly wiki update summary of tweetchat – searchable/sharable #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:55:25

LifeHealthDiary: @giorodriguez tweetchat offers export facility to capture all tweets automatically. Post to blog or wiki #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:55:58

giorodriguez: @LifeHealthDiary yes, will do #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:56:39

ficklin: great to know #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:57:01

mindofandre: Absolutely a pleasure to host this with @giorodriguez and glad there was great information! Stay tuned for summary post #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:57:56

ergeekgoddess: @iPublicityDiva thanks for the RT – @GioRodriguez et al, great chat! #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:58:43

iPublicityDiva: I agree – no problem! RT @ergeekgoddess: @iPublicityDiva thanks for the RT – @GioRodriguez et al, great chat! #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:59:40

HealthJusticeCT: We want to thank everyone who joined today’s #healthjustice tweetchat. For more info., please visit www.healthjusticect.org #healthjustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 19:00:33

giorodriguez: Thx to everyone for the great discussion! You can learn more re: health justice at www.HealthJusticeCT.org #HealthJustice
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 19:00:35

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