April is Minority Health Month!
The Toledo-Lucas County Commission on Minority Health meets monthly.
Meetings are free and open to the public.
Founded in 1998, The Commission is a coalition of concerned citizens, professionals, and community organizations who work to end health disparities and promote health among African Americans, Asians and Pacific Islanders, Hispanics/Latinos, and Native Americans/Alaska Natives in Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio.
Vision: “Healthy and thriving racial and ethnic minority populations in Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio.”
Mission: To improve the overall health of the NW Ohio region by engaging citizens in the process of eliminating racial/ethnic health disparities.
- Address factors that disproportionately affect the life span and quality of life of minorities.
- Increase awareness in the community about minority health disparities.
- Promote an innovative, comprehensive, collaborative healthcare system that is sensitive and barrier-free.
- Empower racial and ethnic minorities to take life-long control of their health.
Local Conversations on Minority Health- Report to the Community 2016 Update
The Local Office of Minority Health in Toledo is funded by the Ohio Commission on Minority Health.