6th Annual State of Disparities in the African American Family Community Em...

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Cuyahoga Community College Corporate College Conference Center

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Warrensville Heights, OH 44128

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The Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition is hosting our 7th Annual State of Disparities in the African American Family Community Empowerment through Policy Change. If you would like to attend Scholarships are available. Please send and email requesting a scholarship to neobhc@hotmail.com or call 216-295-0283

The co convener is HRSA and the conference presenting sponsor is AMGEN Pharmaceuticals


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Goal: To examine how political and social policies have impacted health disparities in the African American community. The conference will examine the state of disparities by exploring the impact on the through historical documentation, breakout sessions and personal testimonies.

Past: Examining policies that impacted the present state of disparities in the African American community

Present: Discussion of the impact of chronic disease disparities on the pursuit of health parity.

Future: What must be done to help shape policies that impact health disparities in the African American community? *Equipping attendees with the knowledge to create and advocate for relevant policies at the national, state and local levels


AGENDA

FRIDAY AUGUST 14, 2020 8:00am-4:30pm


  1. Continental Breakfast


  1. Main Lobby

Registration The National Coalition of 100 Black Women Greater Cleveland Chapter

Hospitality Grace AME Nursing Guild Warren, Ohio

Reception The National Council of Negro Women Cuyahoga County Section

Vendor Village

  1. Invocation 8:15am

Reverend Dr. Lewis Macklin, Pastor

Holy Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, Youngstown, Ohio


  1. Negro National Anthem 8:20am

  1. Welcome 8:25am

Elizabeth Jones, MBA

President, The National Coalition of 100 Black Women Greater Cleveland Chapter


  1. Conference Purpose 8:30am

Yvonka Marie Hall, MPA

Executive Director, Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition


HRSA Overview

Gary D. Gant, MPH, MBA

Deputy Regional Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration


  1. Introduction of Morning Keynote 8:50am

Loretta Sharp Gray, M.Ed.

President, National Council of Negro Women Cuyahoga County Section

Keynote

Racism, Hypocrisy, and Bad Faith: A Moral Challenge to the America I Love

Julius Bailey, Ph.D., Wittenberg University


  1. MORNING BREAKOUT SESSION I 9:50am-11:05am

TRACK 1

  1. More Money, More Money, More Money Financial Literacy Can Close the Wealth Gap

  2. College Loans Got You Down There is a Way Out

TRACK 2

  1. 10,000 Steps the Benefits of Moving

  2. When a “CRISIS” Can Change Your Life Sickle Cell in the Black Community

TRACK 3

  1. Credit Unions are a Game Changer in Communities Riddled with Check Cashing Centers

  2. Medical Marijuana a Dual Message a Cure and a Commodity but Where are the Black Shops


  1. MORNING BREAKOUT SESSION II 11:15am-12:30pm

TRACK 1

  1. The Role of Faith Leaders in Community Empowerment

  2. Integrity and Personal Accountability in the African American Community Starts with YOU

TRACK 2

  1. HIV/AIDS in the African Aerican Community Our Work in Far from Over

  2. The Trauma and Consequences of Infant Loss

TRACK 3

  1. Getting through the Door is the Glass Ceiling for African American Women

  2. Entrepreneurship the Winning Number for the African American Community


LUNCH


  1. Introduction of Afternoon Keynote 12:35pm-1:50pm

Elizabeth Jones, MBA

President, The National Coalition of 100 Black Women Greater Cleveland Chapter

Keynote

The Role of Cultural Competency in Unmasking the Bias in Chronic Disease

Simone Crawley, Multiethnic Advocates for Cultural Competency


  1. AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS I 1:55pm-3:10pm

TRACK 1

  1. Creating a Well Rounded approach to Address the Slave Deficit starts with Collaboration

  2. Community Beautification and Important Part of Community Development

TRACK 2

  1. Racism and its Impact on Maternal Mortality

  2. A Sustained and Affordable Approach to Health Care Access Can Improve the Quality and Longevity of Black Life

TRACK 3

  1. Black People Respond to Gender Equity WE Need Fair Treatment Not Preferential Treatment

  2. Economic Stability has Never included the Black Dollar


  1. AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS II 3:15pm-4:30pm

TRACK 1

  1. Rise Up! Black Leadership Development the Only Strategy to Move Forward

  2. Mentoring Helps You See What’s Inside of YOU


TRACK 2

  1. Aging in Place with Grace Seniors

  2. It’s a Thin Line Between Suicide and Homicide in the African American Community

TRACK 3

  1. There is an App for that Coding I

  2. Healing Black Families Starts with Healing Black Relationships


FRIDAY AUGUST 14, 2020 6:00pm-9:00pm


Pre Conference Reception The National Council of Negro Women Cuyahoga County Section


SATURDAY AUGUST 15, 2020 9:00am-4:30pm


  1. Continental Breakfast


  1. Main Lobby

Registration The National Coalition of 100 Black Women Greater Cleveland Chapter

Hospitality Grace AME Nursing Guild Warren, Ohio

  1. Invocation 9:30am

Rev. Dr. John H. McCants, Pastor

Grace AME Church Warren, Ohio


  1. Negro National Anthem 9:35am


  1. Welcome 9:40am

Loretta Sharp Gray, M.Ed.

President, The National Council of Negro Women Cuyahoga County Section


  1. Conference Purpose 9:45am

Jerald Solomon, BA

Chair, Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition


  1. Introduction of Morning Keynote 9:50am

Elizabeth Jones, MBA, President, National Coalition of 100 Black Women Greater Cleveland Chapter

Keynote

Training African American Professions for Careers in Health and Wellness

Faye Gary, EdD, RN, FAAN., Case Western Reserve University


  1. MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS I 11:15am-12:30pm

TRACK 1

  1. Changing Young People’s Lives Means Changing their Words -Spoken Word the Key to New Life

  2. Black Civic Organizations and their Advocacy Role in Changing the Community

TRACK 2

  1. Bail Reform and Jail Reform Breaking through the Steel Bars Public Safety & Crime

  2. He Loved Her to Death Domestic Violence and the African American Family

TRACK 3

  1. The Urban Graduation Deficit What Happens When Jerome and Jackie Don’t Graduate

  2. Voting is More than Selecting a Candidate it Involves Selecting the Best Candidate


  1. LUNCHTIME PANEL DISCUSSION 12:55pm-1:50pm

How YOU Doing? Mental Health Panel

Robyn C. Hill, LPCC, Robyn C. Hill Counseling and Professional Development Services


  1. AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS I 1:55pm-3:10pm

TRACK 1

  1. The Perceived Threat of Black Hair (Locks, Natural or Straight) Don’t Touch

  2. Baby Got Back from the case of Sarah (Saartjie) Baartman a.k.a the Hottentot Venus to Serena & Misty Body Shaming and Black Women

TRACK 2

  1. A Lead Safe Cleveland Can Save You from the Dangers of Chronic Disease

  2. When the Turn up Turns Real Drug Addiction is more than Malt Liquor

TRACK 3

  1. The Numbers aren’t in the Data Employment Disparities and the African American Community

  2. Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math Can Change Your Life


  1. AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS II 3:15pm-4:30pm

TRACK 1

  1. I’m Not Your Superwoman-Dismantling the Myth of the Angry Black Woman

  2. I am a Man: The State of Black Men’s Mental Health

TRACK 2

  1. Your Lungs are Hurting for Clean Air Vaping/Smoking and the Death of African American Youth

  2. Guns and Inner City Violence - Makes Me Wanna Holler


TRACK 3

  1. Why Reading is FUNdamental

  2. Writing the Prescription for Equitable Reparations in the African American Community


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