Health inequity arises from social, economic, environmental, and structural disparities that contribute to intergroup differences in health outcomes both within and between societies. . The social determinants of health are the conditions in the environments in which people live, learn, work, play, worship, and age that affect a wide range of health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes and risks. Low income neighborhoods deal with racial profiling, police department hiring practices, and the youths perception of law enforcement agencies results in these communities having the highest rate of family members being incarcerated and on top of that these areas receive less health information, services and funding. As a result we are taking a placed based approach apartment complexes the Highland Hills area of Dallas and the Stop Six area of Forth Worth.We are providing neighborhood support for families with incarcerated relatives.
Commissary Is Very necessary Incorporated (CIVN,INC.) is a 501 (c) (3) non profit that was founded in 2009 as a community engagement organization whose mission is to support children, youth, and families in under severed neighborhoods the DFW Metro area who have family members in jail or who are currently in juvenile detention centers with communal services.
Our Community Engagement Specialist Ambassadors seeks to build the capacity and strength of children and households throughout the Dallas, Forth Worth,and Metroplex areas who suffer the stress of having family members incarcerated.
The objective of our programs is to increase health, education, and juvenile delinquency prevention for at risk kids through collaboration with religious,cultural, and community organizations. By the end of the program year we will conduct 10 three hour workshops on health, behavior, and parenting reaching at least 250 youth and 50 guardians in the juvenile detention centers, apartment complexes, and community centers led by Community Engagement Specialist and Activist.
WE do all this by partnering with other non profits like Angel Tree. So this Christamas we are getting 100 gifts for a hundred kids. We are calling on all that have to give give. Thank you in advance.Each each gifht is going to be at least $50. At CIVN, Inc. every child has a plate nad a seat at the table.