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Program Description

  Minority Programs

The three minority programs - the African American Health Program, the Latino Health Initiative, and the Asian American Health Initiative - support Department-wide efforts to eliminate health and other disparities and achieve equity while continuing their population-targeted programs and services. The programs' knowledge, expertise and experiences in racially, ethnically, and linguistically diverse communities helps informed Department-wide program, policy and budget decisions.

Program Contacts

Contact Victoria Buckland of the HHS - Administration and Support at 240.777.1211 or Deborah Lambert of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2794 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY19Actual FY20Estimated FY21Target FY22Target FY23
Number of individuals served by the Minority Health Initiatives & Program33,41536,65328,12931,92932,229
Percent of clients satisfied with services provided by the Minority Health Initiatives & Program99%99%96%96%96%
Average percent of respondents who expressed increased confidence due to community capacity building activities93%96%85%85%85%
Average percent increase in wages from time participants entered program until hired as health professionals88%190%150%150%150%
Percent of clients who improved A1C blood sugar level test at 3-month follow up (diabetes management/prevention)99%95%100%100%97%

Program Budget Changes

FY22 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY21 Approved555913327.00
Increase Cost: Three Percent Inflationary Increase to African American Health Program Contract431690.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-299220.00
FY22 Approved557238027.00