California is an amazing place, with a population as diverse as our geography. To have true equity we must all be able to thrive, so let us continue to be bold, persistent, and undeterred by constraints in our evaluation work.
HSHC activities are some of the tools we can use to engage and empower our communities, give voice to those that may not otherwise be involved in public health movements, and provide opportunities for skill building and fostering relationships. With this in mind, we could argue that 6-8 hours is not enough to accomplish that. But it’s a start!