Join the Fulton County Democratic Party this Thursday to learn everything you need to know about Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act. Our special guest will be Starla Hairston-Blanks, MBA, a Program Manager for Community Voices: Healthcare for the Underserved of Morehouse School of Medicine.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
6:30pm snacks and socializing/7pm meeting
Thursday night we will have guest speaker
Starla Hairston-Blanks, MBA
The mission of Community Voices is to develop a diverse group of public health leaders, foster and support leadership strategies, and influence policies and practices toward the reduction and ultimate elimination of disparities in health with the focus on neglected diseases and underserved populations, while giving priority to health promotion and disease prevention.
As Program Manager Ms. Hairston-Blanks works to develop curriculum, program evaluation tools, health education aids, technical assistance plans and trainings for community health workers and project staff. To this position she brings experience working at the local, state, and national levels on health promotion, health policy, diversity and access to care issues. Additionally, she has worked with community health workers, coalitions, health departments, school systems, community based organizations, and national networks on a variety of health promotion initiatives including diabetes, obesity, tobacco use, and chronic disease prevention. Mrs. Hairston-Blanks is a nationally recognized trainer with certifications in adult learning, community organizing, cessation, chronic disease, and outreach who holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and her Masters degree in Business Administration.
Come learn about the Affordable Healthcare Act from an expert!