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AfroSolo Arts Festival XIII
AfroSolo Arts Festival XIII - About the Festival | Visual Art Exhibit: Stephanie Anne Johnson: Art and Theater, Legacy and Testimony | AfroSolo's Jazz in the Gardens | Health Fair Town Hall Meeting | Black Voices Series | The Different Shades of Music: A Tribute to Johnny Land | Living in the Jungle | 
Fundraiser and Birthday Celebration | 
AfroSolo Arts Festival XIII
Health Fair Town Hall Meeting
United in Health: Artists, Health Workers and Community
When:
Saturday, August 12, 12:30pm - 4pm
Where:
African American Art & Culture Complex, 762 Fulton, SF
Tickets:
FREE
Featuring:
Food, prizes and raffle drawings

In collaboration with Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi and The African American Art and Culture Complex, AfroSolo Arts Festival will host a Health Fair and Town Hall Meeting. The objectives of the event are to:
  • Increase health awareness by providing health screenings, information and demonstrations
  • Motivate participants to make positive health behavior changes
  • Promote self-care practices
  • Increase awareness of local health services and resources
  • Provide access and interaction with health and medical professionals

    Health Fair Panel Schedule
    Panel 1
    12:30 pm to 2 pm
    Medical, Personal and Community: A Conversation Among Women
    Panel Host:
    Dr. Brenda Wade, Psychologist, Media Personality, Author
    Panelists:
    1. Dr. Marilyn Metz, Family Medicine, Arthur H Coleman Medical Center
    2. Arisika Razak, MPH, RN, Certified Nurse-Midwife, Kripalu Yoga Instructor
    3. Kathy Thomas-Perry: Community & Government Relations Representative of Kaiser Permanente

    Panel 2
    12:30 pm to 2 pm
    Health, Healing and the Good Life: A Gathering of Men
    Panel Host:
    Reverend Arnold Donald Townsend, Assistant Pastor at Rhema Word
    Panelists:
    1. William Bland, MBA, MPH, Director of Community Program, San Francisco AIDS Foundation
    2. Dr. Jeff Hall, Psychologist
    3. Rhody A. McCoy III, Program Manager, Prostate Health Initiative, Walden House

    Panel 3
    12:30 pm to 2 pm
    Health Now: A Round Table Rap with Youth
    Dr. Nadine Burke, Pediatrician, California Pacific Medical Center

    Panel 4
    2:30 pm to 4 pm
    No Time to Waste: A Town Hall Meeting
    Panel Host:
    Thomas R. Simpson, Founder/ Artistic Director AfroSolo
    Panelists:
    1. Dr. Mary Ann Jones, Clinical Director, Westside Community Services
    2. Dr. Justin Morgan, Maxine Hall Health Center

    United in Health: Artists, Health Care Workers and Community is supported in part by: California Pacific Medical Center and Rainbow Grocery.




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