AN EVALUATION OF PNLV’S HEALTH EQUITY FELLOWSHIP AND HEALTH DISPARITIES WEBINAR SERIES

In the summer of 2020, Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley (PNLV) conducted eight webinars – the Health Disparities Webinar Series, and hosted six students who participated in the Health Equity Fellowship. These programs are part of the Health Equity Activation and Research Team (HEART)’s efforts to implement strategies to prepare students in health professional schools, as well as healthcare and social service providers to address the social determinants of health and to dismantle structural racism during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. This report assesses participants’ perspectives of two of these strategies: The Health Disparities Impact Webinar Series and the Health Equity Fellowship.

Leadership Without Limits Evaluation of Cohorts One and Two

Leadership Without Limits (LWL), is a program of Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley (PNLV). PNLV reimagines leadership by empowering and supporting the leadership of individuals within their own communities. PNLV supports developing a cadre of neighborhood leaders to tap into their inherent leadership ability and provide the resources and training required for residents to actualize their intrinsic ability and emerge as leaders in Allentown and the Lehigh Valley over the next 2-10 years.