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#NextGenLeadersRI 2017 EduHealth: Advancing Equity in Education

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Providence Public Library

150 Empire Street

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EduHealth headerEduHealth: Advancing Equity in Education Health-Related Social Determinants of Education

How can leaders in education, industry, and community work together to positively impact the social determinants of Education in the 21st Century?


Join us for the 2nd Annual NextGenLeadersRI forum, hosted by the Academy for Career Exploration in partnership with Roger Williams University School of Continuing Studies.

Be a part of the conversation about health equity and education and what we can do to improve fresh food access and support local communities.

  • How does zip code affect health and education?

  • How do health disparities in minority populations affect education and economic outcomes?

  • How does access to farm fresh foods and food equity issues impact students?

  • How do healthy lifestyles and access to resources to support health and future prosperity?

Our distinguished panel will include:

  • Brian Hull, Director of Economic Opportunity, City of Providence

  • Ana P. Novais, MA Executive Director of Health Community, Family Health, and Equity Rhode Island Department of Health

  • Steve Osborn, Chief Innovation Officer, RIDE

  • Eliza Dexter Cohen, Food Access Coordinator, RI Public Health Institute

  • Janice Rodriquez, Student, Academy for Career Exploration

  • Moderator, Dr. Taino Palermo, Community Program Director, RWU School of Continuing Studies

The forum will also include an interactive EXPO to showcase community organizations and small businesses that are actively engaged in providing solutions and services to address health and education equity.

EduHealth Expo - participating organizations

Farm Fresh

Beat the Streets

Food on the Move

West Elmwood Housing DevelopmentCorp/Sankofa Market

Source Whats Good

Lifespan Community Health Institute

Academy for Career Exploration

ONE Neighborhood

St. Charles Borromeo Ministry/ Soup Kitchen

Veggie Box

We hope you will join us!


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