Updates from the Field

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COE Health Education Leadership Institute 

The Center of Excellence for Family Planning (COE) completed a successful Health Education Leadership Institute in Rensselaerville, NY at the Carey Institute for Global Good from July 24-26, 2017. Participants took part in this intensive three-day institute in a beautiful retreat setting that covered topics such as using a sexual and reproductive justice framework within family planning, effectively using data to plan outreach, best practices in health education and outreach, serving and reaching LGBTQ clients and engaging and outreaching to male clients. In total, 27 participants took part in this three-day institute, gaining valuable knowledge, skills and insight into education and outreach leadership practices within family planning. The Health Education Leadership Institute was led by the COE team of Michelle Gerka, Adjoa Tetteh, Molly Alig and Lucy Paez Stelzner, as well as the expert consultant Elizabeth Schroeder.