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 ALERT Project: New Tool Designed to Fight Air Pollution

 

The ALERT curriculum is designed to build the capacity of community representatives to understand and analyze environmental health data, develop action plans, establish partnerships, and develop and enhance their training capacity in order to bring new knowledge and skills back to their communities.

Download the curriculum.

The ALERT project brings together both a network of academics  and community groups together to research mobile-source air pollution and work to improve the overall air quality conditions in these communities. Learn more

 

 Contact Us

 

For additional information on trainings, material or resources, contact the Health DATA staff.

By email:
hdp@ucla.edu

By telephone:
310-794-0983​

En Español

Overview

The Health DATA (Data. Advocacy. Training. Assistance.) Program exists to make data easy and understandable to a wide range of health advocates through trainings, workshops and technical assistance. Through in-person and on-line trainings, our goal is to improve the capacity of health experts and advocates to find, understand and present credible data in their programmatic and policy development work.​

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What We Do

Health DATA conducts training courses, in-person and online workshops, and technical assistance sessions to build knowledge and skills to access, understand, and apply data to program planning and advocacy. Our in-person and online training can be tailored to any skill level as well as to specific health issues. 

Read published articles on the program in American Journal of Public Health and Journal of Immigration and Minority Health.

Who We Serve

Health DATA program participants reflect a broad range of health interests and represent a diversity of public health and advocacy professionals and community members, including executive directors, program managers, health educators, development staff, promatoras and volunteers.

Staff and volunteers can learn how to access and apply health research data in their program and policy work through Health DATA workshops and technical assistance. Program participants reflect a broad range of health interests and represent a diversity of public health and advocacy professionals and community members, including executive directors, program managers, health educators, development staff, promatoras and volunteers.  View our Community Partners

Data Resources

Watch our instructional videos, see a list of on-line data resources that can guide you through a wide range of data issues, from building tables and charts using data to understanding focus groups.

Funders

Health DATA programs are made possible through the generous support of these organizations: The California Endowment, The California Wellness FoundationCommunity Technology Foundation of California and Kaiser PermanenteNIH-National Institute of Environment Health Sciences (NIEHS)-Partnerships for Environmental Public Healththe Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – REACH Program.