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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

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

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


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

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