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Health Equity Intitiative Community Screening and Dialogue - Place Matters
Sunday, March 9, 2008 - 2:00pm to Sunday, March 9, 2008 - 4:00pm

Multnomah County Health Department Health Equity Initiative
Community Screening and Dialogue

Place Matters

Sunday, March 9, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Gresham Library
385 NW Miller Avenue, Gresham OR 97030

Starting in March, Multnomah County will be one of several communities across the country to feature the documentary Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick in a series of public screenings. Unnatural Causes, a seven-part documentary, is shaking up our understanding of what really makes us healthy or sick. We invite you to join us in dialogues with community members, community-based organizations, civic and business leaders, and local elected officials, to discuss the root causes of health inequities as well as long-term solutions. For more information about the Health Equity Initiative, visit


Each screening will focus on a particular topic and feature a different section of the series, and refreshments will be served at all events. This dialogue will discuss:

Place Matters

Health is more than health care. Where we live, work and play impacts health. The food we eat and the stress we endure contribute to our health. How can investments in education and neighborhoods improve the health of our whole community? Find out how.