Partners in Health. Engaging Faith Communities in Diabetes Prevention and Management
Course Duration: 1 hour
This webinar focused on a discussion about engaging faith-based
organizations in diabetes prevention and control, and featured a panel of
inspirational presenters from the American Diabetes Association, Faith Fights
Diabetes, and The Center for Appalachian Philanthropy who will share the
specific tools and strategies they have used in working with faith-based organizations
to educate them about diabetes, conduct diabetes prevention and control activities,
and create a healthier church environment.
By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:
1, Identify effective strategies for engaging faith communities
in diabetes activities.
2. Describe the benefits of partnerships with faith
3. Identify resources to support faith based partnerships for
President of the Institute for Leadership in New York City,
an organization is devoted to helping leaders develop attainable solutions to
difficult community problems. Reverend Faulkner is also the founder of New
Horizon Church in Harlem.
Executive director of the Center for Appalachian
Philanthropy where she leads a diverse team of individuals who work to build
strong communities in rural Appalachia.
Through her work as station manager for KSTL AM radio, a
Christian radio station servicing the greater St. Louis area, Minister Holmes uses
her radio connections to the faith-based community and the tools of the
American Diabetes Association’s African American programs to facilitate
educational workshops that serve to educate the African American community
about type 2 diabetes.
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