Events

A photo of a Youth Empowerment Solutions training session.

Join us for a 2-day hands-on training for the YES program at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor campus. This interactive training will be led by UM faculty and staff and will teach practitioners how to implement the YES Curriculum in their communities. Topics include the theory of YES, implementation, evaluation, and adaptation for your

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You are invited to a screening and discussion of the film series The Raising of America. This is a five-part documentary series that explores the question: Why are so many children in America faring so poorly? What are the consequences for the nation’s future? How might we, as a nation, do better? The series investigates these questions

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The 141st Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association is quickly approaching and we will be there! PRC/MI faculty, staff and partners will be presenting research from HOPE, PRIME, Flint Adolescent Study, MI-YVPC and much more.  View the schedule of our presentations below or download a PDF version to take with you!

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The Speak To Your Health! Community Survey Committee of the Prevention Research Center of Michigan (PRC/MI) in collaboration with the University of Michigan-Flint School of Health Studies and Professions is sponsoring a free screening of the Weight of the Nation, followed by a panel discussion including Erin Lamb, Director, Youth Programs Crim Fitness Foundation, Dr. Sara Pendleton, Genesys Health System, and

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Are you interested in learning how to apply evidence-based practice to your public health initiatives? We are pleased to announce a new training opportunity for public health workforce being offered in partnership with the Michigan Public Health Training Center.  The course begins May 30th, 2013. Participants in the course will receive guidance on using Michigan

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The field of public health genomics has exploded over the last several years as more and more states are collaborating around cost-efficient, evidence-based methods to enhance cancer screening and prevention efforts. The National Cancer Institute and Research to Reality (R2R) is hosting a cyber-seminar, Collaborating for Impact: Public Health Genomics and Cancer Control, to explore opportunities

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We are pleased to be a part of the MICHR Community Engagement Conference on Tuesday, March 19.  PRC/MI students, staff and faculty will be well represented throughout the conference. We will be presenting the following posters about HOPE, Speak To Your Health! and the Buenos Vecinos Project: Alexandra Turner, MPH Candidate;  Brittnee Hawkins, MPH Candidate-

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In honor of National Women and Girls’ HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, YOUR Center in Flint is hosting its 8th Annual Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Conference, “Healing, Restoring, Challenging, and Taking Back the Power” on Thursday, March 7, 2013. Every 91 minutes someone in the U.S. is infected with HIV Young people ages 13 to 24

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The Child Welfare Learning Community, Community Organizing Learning Community, and the Student Union are cohosting a forum about the policies and national developments related to Gun Control Reform. Susan Morrel-Samuels, Managing Director of the Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center,  will be speaking as  a member of an expert panel along with  SSW faculty, and community representatives

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We invite you to attend the 26th Annual Public Health Students of African Decent (PHSAD) Minority Health Conference, “Innovative Approaches to HIV/AIDS Prevention Among Youth.” Come join in discussing the importance and effectiveness of youth-focused HIV/AIDS interventions and exploring best practices, program evaluation, and development from the youth perspective.   Friday, February 22, 2013 8:00

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THE POWER OF PARTNERSHIPS: Improving Research and Health Outcomes The Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research’s (MICHR) Outreach, Partnerships, & Implementation Science (OPIS) program presents its 5th Annual Community Engagement Symposium. We invite you to attend this exciting day of educational and relationship building opportunities. This year’s event will include a poster session, keynote address,

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On Saturday, August 11th, Motherly Intercession, Inc., a PRC/MI partner organization, is hosting their annual Family Fun Festival from 10am – 5pm at their new location at 3444 Lennon Road in Flint. There will be free activities for children and families including face painting, a bounce house, a children’s book giveaway, and a quilt display.

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