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Oct
29
2016

Albany Park Health Asset Mapping: An Excursion with Professor Michael Diamond

When: Saturday, October 29, 2016
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Central

Where: Albany Park neighborhood, Chicago, IL

Audience: Student

Contact: Rebecca Haines   847.467.4914

Group: Global Health Studies

Category: Global & Civic Engagement

Description:

The City of Chicago is made up of 77 Communities. One of the most culturally diverse communities in Chicago or anywhere else in the world, is Albany Park. Since the 1970’s it has been a point of entry for immigrants from Asia, Central and South America, Middle East and other parts of the world. Join us to explore and identify the health related assets and issues that are found in Albany Park. This excursion is limited to the first 25 applicants, and is aimed at first year NU students. Please complete the sign up before October 15.

10:00 – 11:00 University Hall 121 – opening lecture
11:00 Cahn Auditorium – Bus Departs
11:30 – 12:00 O Kabab 4651 N. Kedzie bus drops off
12:00 – 1:00 lunch presentation by Radhika Sharma, MPH, Former Coordinator, Healthy Albany Park Coalition, currently Manager, Outreach and Education Apna Ghar
1:00 – 3:00 Break out into 5 groups to identify health assets
1:30 – 2:30 Centro Autónomo – México Solidarity Network 3460 West Lawrence Avenue
3:00 – 4:00 Erie Family Health: Helping Hands Clinic, 4747 N. Kedzie
4:00 Andy’s Fruit Ranch Parking Lot (or Kedzie), 4733 N. Kedzie, Bus Pick up

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