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  1. Oral Care & Asian and Pacific Islander Communities in Oregon

    This report attempts to describe the current knowledge of oral health care access within Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities in Oregon based on secondary data from the Oregon...

  2. Child and Maternal Health in the Slavic Community: Insights on Assets and Priorities

    The Slavic community’s health is impacted by race and ethnicity, and also by issues that flow from being a newcomer community, and also from their status as refugees. They also bring to the U.S.A. cultural...

  3. The Health and Housing Specialist: An Emerging Job Classification to Support Aging in Place in Subsidized Housing

    As the U.S. population ages, the availability of workers with a basic understanding of aging and health-related services has not kept pace. This is true in traditional health care organizations such as...

  4. The Latino Community in Multnomah County: An Unsettling Profile

    Our report, "The Latino Community in Multnomah County: An Unsettling Profile" uncovers an array of racial inequities across the systems of income, employment, education, juvenile justice, corrections, child...

  5. Potentially Traumatic Experiences and Sexual Health Among Orphaned and Separated Adolescents in Five Low- and Middle-Income...

    Orphans and separated children (OSC) are a vulnerable population whose numbers are increasing, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Over 153 million children worldwide have lost one or both parents,...

  6. State Experiences with Affordable Housing Plus Services: Report to Seniors and Persons with Disabilities, On The Move

    Housing developers, providers, policy makers, and advocates, increasingly recognize that for some groups of individuals, access to affordable housing alone is "not enough." That is, some individuals require...

  7. Active Transportation, Neighborhood Planning and Participatory GIS (Geographic Information System)

    Research on walking, the built environment, and healthy communities is a fairly recent area of inquiry, accelerated over the last ten years by an increased interest in the relationship between urban form and...

  8. Protocol for Culturally Responsive Organizations

    Communities of color have long been marginalized in mainstream service delivery – invisible in terms of their access to resources and services, the adequacy of such services, and in the types of interventions...

  9. Demonstrating the Benefits of Green Streets for Active Aging: Initial Findings

    This project will help demonstrate how sustainable ("green") streets contribute to the well-being of a community, including the physical and mental health of older and younger adults, along with the environment...