Islands COVID-19 Health Equity Action Institute 2.0: Storytelling and Sustaining Efforts

When:  Oct 31, 2023 from 04:00 AM to 01:00 PM (ET)

Join OT21-2103 islands grant recipients, funders, experts, and partners to share success stories and plan for sustainability of the OT21-2103: National Initiative to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities among Populations at High-Risk and Underserved, Including Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations and Rural Communities project efforts. Participants will enjoy:

  • Connecting with Island Health Officials, OT21-2103 project leads and co-leads, CDC, ASTHO, experts, and partners to help advance island areas’ health equity efforts.    
  • Building consensus among participants on key areas for investment in the island areas’ health equity work.   
  • Identifying approaches to sustain health equity efforts.  
  • Action planning to prioritize and support the sustainability of island areas’ health equity work.    
  • Meaningful collaboration and trust-building.    
  • Assistance and technical support from ASTHO and partners.     

The meeting will be in-person only and ASTHO will pay for travel expenses (e.g., hotel, airfare, per diem) for island health officials and OT21-2103 project leads and co-leads attending the event. We will share a logistics guide with more details on travel expenses covered and instructions on how to book your hotel reservation and flights upon receiving your registration.    

If you have any questions, please contact the Island Support team at