The SelfMade Health Network, Nuestras Voces Adelante Network, and the Geographic Health Equity Alliance are partnering to launch the Tri-Networks Cancer Prevention Community of Practice (CoP). The CoP is designed to build the capacity of National Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs (NCCCPs), Cancer Coalitions, and other partners to implement policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) change strategies that address upstream social determinants of health (SDOH) that contribute to an increased cancer burden. In particular, the Tri-CCoP will support the implementation of interventions which reduce health disparities among low socioeconomic (low-SES), Hispanic/Latino, and geographically defined groups. The Tri-CCoP will focus on four priority topic areas: vaccines that reduce the incidence of cancer (e.g. HPV vaccines), the built environment and physical activity, food and nutritional security, and broadband access.

Learning Objectives: By the end of the Tri-CCoP participants will be able to:

  1. Understand evidence-based PSE strategies that impact the built environment and physical activity, food and nutritional security, broadband access, and HPV vaccination for cancer prevention.
  2. Explain the PSE change process and describe PSE options.
  3. Apply their knowledge of the PSE change process to build the capacity of their cancer coalition to engage in PSE change.
  4. Update their NCCCP workplan objectives to support sustainable PSE change.
  5. Use tools that support the PSE change process (e.g., stakeholder map, issue brief).


Applications for this CoP are due by March 7th. Click here to learn more and apply.