Englewood Healthy Community Forum-June 18th at KKC

Posted: June 17, 2011 in Uncategorized

Englewood Healthy Community Forum

Saturday, June 18, 2011

9:00 amto 1:15 pm


When We Have Better, We Can Do Better:

Improving Nutrition, Food Access, and Health among Families  in the Englewood Community



The purpose of this forum is todevelop a community action plan to encourage healthy eating, increase demandfor healthy food, create an equitable and accessible food system and improvethe health and wellness of individual, families, and communities.



9:00-9:30am             Registration/Continental Breakfast


9:30-9:45 am            Welcome and Introduction


·        Doris Jones, Teamwork Englewood

·       Loys Holland, Chicago Departmentof Public Health EnglewoodNeighborhood HealthCenter

9:45-9:55am             “Unnatural Causes – Is Inequality Making Us Sick?” Video


9:55-10:55am            What Arethe Issues?


10:55-11:10am          Break


11:10-11:55am          Let’s Talk AboutSolutions – Panel and Open Mic


·        Inner-City Muslim Action Network

·       Englewood Neighborhood Block Club

·       Greater Englewood GardenAssociation

·       Fresh Moves

11:55-12:10pm         Break


12:10-1:00pm            What Makesa Healthy Community? (Breakout Sessions – attend only one)


·        Growing Food – How and where do wegrow food in Englewood?

·       Food and Nutrition Resources– How do we get help?

·       Neighborhood Safety – Whatcan we do to make our neighborhood safe?

·       Mobilizing Community Residents– How do we do it?

·       Getting Healthy Food in OurCommunity – How do we get there?

·       Healthy Children and Families– What do we need?

1:00-1:15pm            Action Steps and Open Discussion


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