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2019 Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Convening!

May 2-3, 2019

The Maxwell Regional Ag & Convention Center

3114 Wayne Memorial Drive

Goldsboro, NC

http://www.themaxwellcenter.com/

888-359-3303

  • Reserve your space today as seats are limited!

  • There is NO cost to attend. However, ALL participants MUST pre-register!

  • Registration ends Friday, April 19, 2019!

DAY ONE – THURSDAY, MAY 2

9:30-10:00 REGISTRATION FRONT LOBBY

10:00-10:30 RESOURCEFUL COMMUNITIES INTRODUCTIONS

10:30-11:30 Carolyn Finney, PHD KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Lexington, KY

Carolyn Finney, PhD is a storyteller, author and a cultural geographer. The aim of her work is to develop greater cultural competency within environmental organizations and institutions, challenge media outlets on their representation of difference, and increase awareness of how privilege shapes who gets to speak to environmental issues and determine policy and action. Her first book, Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors was released in 2014 (UNC Press). https://carolynfinney.com/about.html

11:30 BREAK

11:45-12:30 TABLE TALK

Table talk discussions aimed at generating powerful conversations.

12:30 LUNCH

1:30-3:00 DIG YOUR ‘HEALS’ INTO THE PAST: CONCURRENT SESSIONS

(CHOOSE ONE)

THE OLD WAYS OF COOKING

Join us for A Taste of African Heritage, an Oldways’ innovative cooking class. This hands-on workshop will bring the African Heritage Diet Pyramid to life, by showing participants how to eat and cook healthy and introducing participants to the rich cultural history of African heritage foods.

ETHNOBOTANY

Hear from two Resourceful Communities partners on projects that uplift the human-plant relationship. In this session, learn about plants used for generations in Native and African-American communities for food and medicine, and the cultural stories behind them.

AN INCLUSIVE OUTDOORS

The outdoors is for all! Black communities are reclaiming and restoring their connection to the outdoors. You will hear from groups and individuals currently leading the way in re-defining and reclaiming who the outdoors is for.

HEAL POWERED MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

This session will focus on the intersections of dance, music, heritage, and land. Through an intergenerational lens, participants will understand the connections between how music and dance heal ourselves and communities across generations and how these similarities and differences strengthen community ties to each other and the land.

3:00 BREAK

3:15-4:45 DIG YOUR ‘HEALS’ INTO THE PRESENT: CONCURRENT SESSIONS

(CHOOSE ONE)

USING TECH TO MOBILIZE COMMUNITY

In this fun and interactive workshop, you'll discover how to use tech to your community's advantage. Learn how to be savvy with your smartphone, use social media to boost your online presence, and increase productivity using *free* online tools! If the mention of technology has you thinking, "but we don't even have internet access!" don't disregard this workshop just yet! There will also be a space to learn how your community can get broadband access, thanks to reps from NC's Broadband Infrastructure Office."

HEAL YOURSELF

Learn how to ‘walk your talk’ when it comes to healthy eating and active living with these easy best practices. This workshop will help you learn how to promote overall healthful longevity, sustainability and resilience in your home and workplace.

LOCAL FARMER CONNECTIONS

Supporting your local farmer not only strengthens your local economy, but it can also increase access to healthy food for those who need it most. In this workshop you will learn practical strategies and tips on how to connect with your local farmers. Your church can be a drop off site for produce boxes; your nonprofit can teach a cooking class using fresh ingredients; the possibilities are endless!

HEALTH COACHING

Health Coaching uses strategies to actively and safely engage individuals in health behavior change. In this workshop you will learn how to utilize helpful health coaching strategies in your day to day work with community.

5:30-6:30 DINNER

DAY TWO – FRIDAY, MAY 3

8:00-9:00 BREAKFAST

9:00-9:15 WORKOUT RELAY Come get active with a series of short workouts.

9:15-10:00 PARTNER SHOUT-OUTS

Spend your morning hearing from community leaders who have established strong partnerships in their HEAL-related work. Get inspired to reach out to others in your community because we are better together!

10:00 – 10:45 THE FUTURE OF FUNDING

Learn about upcoming trends from foundations and other funders in the state.

10:45 BREAK

11:00-12:15 DIG YOUR ‘HEALS’ INTO THE FUTURE: CONCURRENT SESSIONS

(CHOOSE ONE)

FUTURE OF HEALTH CARE

What is value-based healthcare? Learn about steps underway to address things that affect everyone’s health – access to healthy food, safe housing, transportation – and how these steps are changing healthcare in North Carolina.

FUTURE OF FOOD

There are currently many barriers to food access; we envision a future free of these challenges. Fortunately, communities are already doing innovative work to bring our food production, consumption, and access into the future! Join us to learn more about these strategies, and work in teams to develop your own vision for the future of food.

FUTURE OF OUTDOOR CONNECTIONS

How can we cultivate the next generation of environmental leaders? How can we build our communities to be more resilient in the face of extreme weather? In a rapidly changing world, the future requires a new understanding of environmental stewardship. Come learn and discuss growing trends in the environmental movement aimed at creating inclusive solutions.

12:15 LUNCH and RAFFLE

Please take time to join us for lunch and network with other participants before you head home.


THANK YOU TO OUR FUNDERS WHO MADE THIS CONVENING POSSIBLE

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust

Oak Foundation

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation


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