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Winter Session 2020 will run from December 26, 2019 to January 18, 2020, with three-week on-campus classes beginning on January 2, 2020. We will update the Winter Session site in September. If you would like to receive an email when this happens, please join our email list. In the meantime, you may want to browse through the site to get an idea of what we offer.

Practicing Health Equity: Theory and Fieldwork in North Brooklyn

January 3-18, 2019


The Practicing Health Equity program is offered through Cornell University's College of Human Ecology, Weill Cornell Medicine, and the School of Continuing Education, in collaboration with

The Cornell Center for Health Equity (CCHEq)
The Cornell Center for Health Equity draws upon the resources and expertise of Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell University. It was established to better understand why health outcomes vary among demographic groups. By partnering with communities, the Cornell Center for Health Equity will reveal new evidence to help eliminate differences and move society toward health equity for all.

Churches United for Fair Housing (CUFFH)
Churches United for Fair Housing is a grassroots organization that empowers communities through organizing, youth engagement, and by providing sophisticated social services. CUFFH works to preserve and create vibrant communities that are not exclusive and are affordable to working families in New York City.

Participating institutions

NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull services a catchment area that includes Greenpoint, Williamsburg, Bushwick, and Bedford Stuyvesant.

St. Nicks Alliance is a community-based organization that emerged in the 1970s with the mission to "seek to transform lives through employment, delivering impactful services to children, adults and the elderly with the help of our strategic partners."

Los Sures-Southside United HDFC is a community-based organization that emerged in the 1970s with the mission to "nurture and sustain a vibrant neighborhood that supports the diverse family life of Williamsburg by advocating for and developing affordable housing, family health and well-being, and equal opportunity for all."