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Health Committee

Committee Chair

Terrella Stokes

“There’s never been a more important time to advocate for equal access to healthcare. We can make a real difference for underserved members of our community each and every day.”

To inquire about opportunities to join this committee, contact terrellastokes90@gmail.com

Health Committee Charter

On the Health Committee, we work to promote, protect and maintain the health of African Americans and advocate for equal access to health education, care, treatment, and research for all Americans. We sponsor health-related activities, such as health forums, fairs, and workshops highlighting issues of importance to Blacks and other people of color, and assess the health needs of our community here in Cincinnati.

Working on the Health Committee

Meetings: We meet virtually the 2nd Thursday of each month from 6:30 pm-7:30 pm.

Estimated Time Commitment: Approximately one to three hours per month

Who We’re Looking For: We’re looking for committee members with an interest in advocating health care, including primary care, mental health, substance abuse, and infant mortality. Must have a computer with internet to access committee meetings.

Activities: We run health-related forums, community engagement, and information sharing initiatives

Benefits of Working with Us: When you join the Health Committee, you have the opportunity to help advance health benefits to the wider community, and personal enrichment through community service to others.

Impact Stories:

Our committee participated with the Urban League of Southwest Ohio to canvas regarding COVID19 vaccinations.

We also participated in a community health forum sponsored by Cincinnati Health Department and Closing the Health Gap.

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