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Frequently Asked Questions

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Grant

What is the total budget of the grant?
What did the OC Health Care Agency write in the CDC grant that we would do as a county?

Funding

Can multiple organizations apply for the grant if one organization is OC based?
If my organization is leading a collaborative that focuses on a specific age group (teens in OC) that includes members of most of the special populations identified in the CDC Equity in OC grant, would that collaborative be eligible for funding, or must it focus on one of the special populations?
What kind of organizations will receive CDC funding?
What kind of programs will be funded?
Will fiscally sponsored or non-501(c)3 organizations be eligible?
Will there be funding opportunities for cities?
Are all the grant/stipend funds coming solely from the CDC grant or is there other funding involved?
What is the timeframe for using the funding?
Can you further explain the link between the 3 activities and the grant dollars?
When do you see the funds being released for grants?
How are the priorities determined for the Request for Application (RFA) and/or funding opportunities?

General Questions

How can we address institutionalized and systemic racism to achieve better health equity?
How will more equitable health care in Orange County affect community college students?
How can people easily find resources about Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) and be guided to understand the resources they are looking at?
Is the CDC grant available for review?
What's the best way to connect you with other organizations who I think would be good participants in the taskforce or other activities?
How will this equity work address structural racism in Orange County?
What are action areas and how were they developed for Orange County?
How can I request an orientation?

Implementation Action Areas

What are action areas and how were they developed for Orange County?
How broad will the action areas be?
Will the taskforce and communities be involved with determining the priorities?
Will existing best practices to be utilized by Action Areas?

Language Access

Will presentations and materials be translated or interpreted?
There are members from the Cambodian monolingual speaking community that would like to attend this meeting. I would like to request Khmer language interpretation.

Specific Community/Population

How is the Equity in OC Initiative involving Middle Eastern communities?
It will be helpful to hear how those with disabilities are included.
How do you ensure health equity with marginalized communities with specific communication challenges/barriers?
How higher education can contribute to this effort - if there may be opportunities for graduate students to contribute.

Strategy

What stakeholder and community engagement strategies will be implemented?

Taskforce

I assume I was supposed to register. Does this mean I am being asked to be on the Taskforce, or is this just a public event?
Will resources be shared in the Taskforce?
If my organization is leading a collaborative that focuses on a specific age group (ie. teens in OC) that includes members of most of the special populations identified in the CDC EiOC grant, would that collaborative be eligible for funding, or must it focus on one of the special populations?
Could you clarify the roles and responsibilities of this Taskforce as it relates to OC Healthier Together?
Will an EiOC Taskforce participant list be published to know who is here or who is missing?
Can a delegate be made from my organization to authorize my voting power if I’m out of town?
What kind of initiatives or decisions will the community partners be expected to vote on?
Will addressing equity in education be allowed or considered as a possible activity area?
How will we receive access to the Partner Profile application?
What is the intended outcome of the convenings?
Who is invited to the convenings and collectives?
Do you have a communication plan for the Taskforce meetings to make them more inclusive other than providing interpreters?
How to become a member of the Equity in OC Taskforce?
What are the key decisions that need to be made, major (process) milestones we should work towards, and what will success look like in the short, near, and long-term?
How will the Equity in OC Taskforce ensure transparency in the decision-making process? What types of feedback loops will be in place to encourage information sharing and the two-way exchange of ideas?
What role will agencies play in the new structure at the OC Health Care Agency? As a member of the Chronic Disease and Diabetes HIP Workgroup, where do we fit in?
Will a certificate be provided after the webinar?
How big is the final Equity in OC Taskforce going to be?