Public Health, Oppression and Healing: Looking Through An Indigenous Lens 

***Due to ongoing uncertainty about COVID-19, we are postponing this workshop until we can be more confident in the safety of gathering together.***
OPHA is partnering with one of the 2019 conference keynote speakers, Jillene Joseph, to continue the learning we started at the conference. This full day, interactive training is an opportunity for public health professionals to better understand their work through an Indigenous lens. A review of colonization, historical and intergenerational trauma will be given and participants will discuss how trauma continues to play out in systems and communities that they work in today. The solution-oriented training will provide tools and strategies to uplift Indigenous values and successful models of collective impact will be shared. Two Multnomah County-based Native specific projects, the Future Generations Collaborative (FGC) and the Strong Men Strong Community, will be shared as well as a national movement based in Multnomah County called the Indigenous 20 Something Project. Participants will connect the dots between oppression, healing and how together we can all contribute to better public health practice.


Cost*: $85 for OPHA Members, $115 for Non-Members, $25 OPHA Student Members, $30 Student Non-Members
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Jillene Joseph, Executive Director, Native Wellness Institute
Kelly Gonzales, PhD, Associate Professor, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health
Shalene Joseph, Project Coordinator,  Native Wellness Institute

Questions? Contact Jessica Nischik-Long at [email protected] or Tabitha Jensen at [email protected].  

Click here to download the event flyer!

*If your employer is not able to cover the registration cost, please contact Jessica or Tabitha.