Working Across Silos


Clarence Jones, BA, MEd
Outreach Director, Southside Community Services

Sam Simmons
CEO, Sam Simmons Consulting; Co-Chair, Hue-MAN

Angie Stevens
Systems Change Coordinator , Minnesota Department of Health Sage Program, Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Division

Va Yang
Community Outreach Coordinator - Government Market Solutions, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

Session Details

Date and time: Tuesday, April 4, 1:15-2:15 p.m.
Learning track: Health Equity
Learning level: Intermediate

Session Description

The Hue-MAN Partnership Project focuses on medical health and community outreach to address the health crisis among young and middle-aged men, especially men of color. A play on words for men of all "hues" and "humans," Hue-MAN reduces health disparities by empowering men to make healthy choices for themselves, their families and communities.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Develop effective strategies to build relationships across silos.
  • Describe ways to create a common vision and mission for community health.
  • Identify ways to work through difficult conversations among partners.