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FCHIP’s 5th Annual State of Our Health Breakfast
March 10 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
FCHIP is excited to announce our return to an in-person breakfast on March 10th, 2023.
8:00 a.m. Doors open and Buffet
9:00 a.m. Program
Our program theme is ‘Collective Power for Community Healing & Resilience: A Celebration of Community Health Workers’.
We are inviting you to our 5th Annual State of Our Health Breakfast which will feature
Keynote Presentation: ‘amuyich: Spirit of Generosity
- Keynote speaker, Niki Sandoval, Ph.D., (Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians), will use the native American practice of storytelling to share her experience of restoration. Dr. Niki Sandoval, Director of the Western Educational Equity Assistance Center (WEEAC) at WestEd, will share ways that ‘amuyich (a Chumash word that conveys the spirit of generosity) nurtures vibrant and inclusive communities. Participants will reflect on their individual capacity to effect change and the transformational power of working together across sectors.
- A Fireside Chat with Health Equity Champions – Local Community Health Workers
- FCHIP highlights
Sponsorships and Ad Space are Available
FCHIP 5th Annual State of Our Health Breakfast
8:00 am Breakfast and Networking
9:00 am Welcome and Opening Comments
FCHIP 2022 Highlights
Fireside Chat with Health Equity Champions
Keynote Speaker – Dr. Niki Sandoval, Ph.D.(Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians)
About the Keynote Speaker
Dr. Sandoval is Director of the Western Educational Equity Assistance Center (WEEAC) at WestEd, a research, development, and service agency working throughout the United States and abroad to improve educational outcomes for children, youth, and adults. She works in partnership with tribal, federal, state, and local education agencies to advance equity for all students. Sandoval facilitates technical assistance, professional learning, content development, strategic planning, and communities of practice.
As Education Director for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians (2009-2020), she worked in partnership with tribal government leaders to refine education policies and strategic educational investments, including school readiness, educational attainment, and career transitions. She is a Continuing Lecturer in the Department of Education at UC Santa Barbara where she engages undergraduates in the examination of equity issues in education. Dr. Sandoval served two terms as a member of the California State Board of Education (2013-2020). Her career began at the J. Paul Getty Museum of Art and continued at the Smithsonian Institution, where she held the position of Assistant Director of Community Services for the National Museum of the American Indian. Sandoval holds a Ph.D. in Education from University of California at Santa Barbara, M.A. in Museum Studies from the George Washington University, and B.A. in Public Relations from Pepperdine University.
Presenting Sponsor: Calviva Health
Keynote Sponsor: Valley Children’s Healthcare