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Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds, Healthy Families


Presented by the Morehouse College Department of Sociology

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Contact: Iretha Stoney 404 215-2746

Wednesday, March 16
3:30?5:30p.m. Opening Session - Anne Baird, Moderator, Morehouse College (African American Hall of Fame)
Welcome and Opening Remarks- Obie Clayton, Chair, Sociology Dept. Morehouse College

Opening Plenary Session: Family and Community Health

Participants:
Elleen Yancey, Morehouse School of Medicine Prevention Research Center
Roland Warren, President, National Fatherhood Initiative
Hillard Pouncy, Visiting Lecturer, Princeton University

Thursday, March 17
11:00a.m. Keynote Session- Ida Rousseau Mukenge, Morehouse College (Sale Hall Chapel)
Strategies for Strengthening Marriages in the African American Community

Speaker- Linda Malone-Calone, Director, National Healthy Marriage Resource Center
Washington, D.C.

2:30-5:00p.m. Panel Discussion by Members of the New Minority Male Health Project (Sale Hall Chapel)
Utilizing Community Based Organizations to Improve Health and Encourage Healthy Behaviors

Participants:
John Freeman, Wilberforce University
Rena Boss-Victoria, Morgan State University
Stephen Thomas, Bowie State University
Herschel Bailey, Lincoln University
Travis Patton, Morehouse College

Friday March 18th
9:00a.m. -2:30p.m. Health Fair and Screenings (Forbes Arena)
Co-Sponsored by the Department of Health and Physical Education


*All events listed will take place on the campus of Morehouse College located at 830 Westview Drive, SW, Atlanta, Georgia


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Posted by Kara at March 11, 2005 04:00 PM

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