Region IV - Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC)

Our purpose is to build collaboration and partnerships to achieve health equity in the Southeast region of the U.S.

Vision: A region free of disparities in health and healthcare, where all people attain the highest level of health.

Mission: To inform policy, change systems, and increase awareness for health equity.
Priority Areas:
  • Increase funding for Food Financing Initiatives in each state
  • Incorporate Culturally and Linguistic Appropriate Services (CLAS) standards into healthcare professional certification/licensing requirements in each state
  • Lead efforts aimed at reducing the health burden of violence with Region IV
  • Increase access to health care.
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Publications & Resources

Recent Announcements

  • ASTHO Webinar: Integrating Health Equity into Funding Opportunity Announcements Date: Tuesday, February 20 Time: 2 p.m.–3 p.m. EST The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), with support from the HHS Office of Minority Health ...
    Posted Jan 24, 2018, 7:09 AM by Tech Support
  • Abstracts Sought by January 12 for Atlanta BRFSS Training Workshop The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Conference Committee is encouraging the submission of abstracts for a presentation or poster for the BRFSS Training Workshop, April 9–13 in Atlanta ...
    Posted Jan 8, 2018, 9:48 AM by Tech Support
  • SHEC Application for Membership The Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC) is seeking new members to fill one or more vacancies for Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. (There currently are ...
    Posted Oct 8, 2017, 6:30 PM by Tech Support
  • Recording Now Available: Watch the July 25 SHEC webinar on behavioral health equity in the criminal justice system This webinar is based on the SHEC’s Cultural Competency Resource Guide and focuses on the overrepresentation of individuals with serious mental illness in the criminal justice system; the myriad ...
    Posted Aug 2, 2017, 1:40 PM by Camila Dos Santos
  • Recording Now Available For The SHEC Webinar On The Farmers’ Market SNAP Support Grants In The Southeast Region The webinar took place on May 24th and focused on the Farmers’ Market SNAP Support Grants received in the southeastern region. The objective of the webinar was to inspire future ...
    Posted May 26, 2017, 9:43 AM by Tech Support
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