The Black Public Health Academy is a training institute to provide Black health department employees with the tools necessary to advance to leadership and executive positions in state and county health departments. The academy will also provide networking events, opportunities for academic engagement and individualized coaching and mentoring.
This site is dedicated to Black public health employees who desire to advance to leadership positions in public health, however it is not limited exclusively to that community. Information provided on this site will benefit anyone interested in learning more on how to support Black health.
Absolutely! This site will provide information regarding Black health that anyone can benefit from.
Black people have been disproportionately impacted by many health issues. The academy's focus will be to build a public health workforce that can respond to culture, unapologetically by implementing strategies, initiatives, and interventions that connect to the values and beliefs of our people. This is our way of contributing to what should be the overall goal of "building infrastructure for a healthier world. "
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