Community Conversations 2020-2021
The Community Health Endowment of Lincoln (CHE) regularly sponsors Community Conversations that shed light on important health-related topics and give Lincolnites a chance to interact with experts. The 2020-2021 series of Community Conversations is the seventh series and is focusing on health equity. The first conversation, COVID-19 and Healthy Equity in Lincoln, was held via webinar on November 10, 2020 and presented in partnership with the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department.
Additional conversations will be held in the winter and spring of 2021.
Community Conversations 2019
The 2019 Community Conversation series featured these events:
Place Matters 3.0
More information on Place Matters 3.0 is available here.
Vaping - A New Public Health Threat
Presented in partnership with the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, this conversation featured information about what vaping, the use of electronic cigarettes, looks like in Lincoln, a personal story about e-cigarette addiction, and an update about what's being done to educate and protect youth, and what you can do to help our community stop this new public health threat. Video of this conversation is available here.
Five Lessons Learned from a Career in Health Care: A Conversation with Kim Russel, President and CEO, Bryan Health
When Kim Russel retired from her position as President and CEO of Bryan Health in January 2020, she had led Lincoln's largest health system for nearly 12 years. Russel served on the CHE Board of Trustees since taking her position with Bryan Health and chaired the CHE Board from 2013 – 2015. This conversation was held in partnership with Bryan Health. Video is available here.
Past Community Conversations
Video of CHE's past Community Conversations including the 2014, 2015, and 2016 "My Story" series and the 2013 series on health equity is available for viewing on the Community Health Endowment playlist on the LNKTV Health YouTube Channel.