H.Res.1591 - Recognizing the Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program's contribution to the national fight against health disparities through education, community involvement, research, and culturally relevant strategies that seek to improve health outcomes in Black communities across the country.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-23] (Introduced 07/30/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/30/2010 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.1591 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/30/2010)
Commends the Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program for its contribution to community health and the national fight against racial health disparities.
Expresses: (1) the need to support organizations, programs, and initiatives that use culturally relevant education and scientifically based research and that partner with local networks and resources to empower individuals to become informed health advocates in their communities; and (2) a commitment to support community-oriented approaches to health reform in health legislation and initiatives arising at the state and federal levels.