National Public Health Week (2021)

National Public Health Week begins next week from April 5- April 11! Each day we will be highlighting one or two organizations that are planning some events: Today we highlight Public Health Doctoral Students Advisory Group (PHDSAG), who will be having two events!

Tuesday, April 6 from 12-1PM

This event is a conversation with Tambra Raye Stevenson. Named as a 2020 Changemaker in the Food System by Washington City Paper, Tambra serves as the visionary leader of WANDA: Women Advancing Nutrition Dietetics and Agriculture which recently launched the WANDA Fellowship and WANDA Academy through partnerships like DC Health Care Finance and Sibley Memorial Hospital. Through education, advocacy, and innovative approaches, WANDA is on a mission in creating a pipeline and digital platform for women and girls of color to lead in building healthy sustainable communities from farm to health.

Zoom: Access Here

Wednesday, April 7 from 12-1PM

This event is a conversation with Adonis Banegas about strengthening Latino/x communities. Adonis Banegas serves as the Executive Director of The Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations of Philadelphia (Concilio), the oldest Latino non-profit in Philadelphia. As Executive Director of Concilio, Banegas oversees programs that provide social, educational, cultural, preventative and intervention services to underserved families in the Philadelphia region.

Zoom: Access Here

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