The 4th Annual National Urban Health Conference conference will feature major presentations on Building Healthy Communities, Diabetes, Adolescent & Family Health, Financial and Spiritual Health. Plus, there will be a special public open house at the Emblem Health Neighborhood Care Center on 125th Street. Roger Hayes, Assistant Commissioner, East & Central Harlem District Public Health Office will deliver the keynote address at the Opening Session.
Other public events during the weekend conference include the Friday, April 25 Opening Session and panel discussions at the New York Academy of Medicine and the Emblem Health Neighborhood Care Center Open House; On Saturday, April 26, Get Connected: The Uptown Youth Conference co-presented with the New York City Mission Society at Minisink Townhouse in Harlem and the 7th Annual Harlem Celebration of World Tai Chi & Qigong Day in St. Nicholas Park, and Sunday, April 27 Spiritual Health is the focus at houses of worship in Harlem, Brooklyn and the Bronx, plus a special commemoration of the 192nd Anniversary of President Ulysses S. Grant’s birth held at the U. S. Grant National Memorial Park featuring NY1 News anchor Cheryl Wills, author of “Die Free: A Heroic Family Tale,” which pays homage to the storied treasure of her great-great-great grandfather Sandy Wills, a member of the United States Colored Troops from 1863–1865.
The National Urban Health Conference is a signature event of The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce’s Healthy Eating - Healthy Living Initiative created to help Harlem residents and people in communities across the nation to live healthier and more productive lives.
Friday - April 25
8:45AM - 9:30AM - Registration & Refreshments
9:30 AM - 1 PM - Program •
BUILDING HEALTH COMMUNITIES
•Planning for the Future
• Healthy Aging
New York Academy of Medicine •
1216 Fifth Avenue & E. 103rd St.
For information call Ms. Wright
212-822-7372 or email Twright@nyam.org
Friday – April 25 • 11 AM - 3 PM
A PULIC OPEN HOUSE
Emblem Neighborhood Care Center •
215 West 125th Street
For information call Ms. Hill at 347-978-5754 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday April 26 •
10AM – 6PM
CONFERENCE & EXPO
“GET CONNECTED” Their Future is in Our Hands
•Adolescent and Family Health Panel
•Political Awareness Forum • Uptown Idol Talent • Fashion Show
646 Malcolm X Blvd. at 142nd St.
For more information call Ms. Thomas (212) 368-8400 ext. 333
Saturday - April 26 •
HARLEM CELEBRATION OF
WORLD TAI CHI & QIGONG DAY
Experience Tai Chi, Ki Energy, Acupuncture, Reiki, Energy Facilitation, Qigong Sessions
St. Nicholas Park
West 135th Street & St. Nicholas Avenue
For mor information call (866) 327-2254
Sunday - April 27 •
9 AM - 3 PM
Recognizing the Mind, Body, Spirit Connection:
Participating Churches include
• Abundant Life Church - Brooklyn
650 Washington Avenue, BK (646)-963-2963
• Abyssinian Baptist Church - Manhattan
132 Odell Clark Pl (137th St), MAN. (212) 862-7474
• Brooklyn Christian Center - Brooklyn
1061 Atlantic Avenue, BK (718) 638-6397
• The Riverside Church – Manhattan
490 Riverside Dr, MAN. (212) 870-6700
• First Corinthian Baptist Church - Manhattan
1912 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, MAN.
For more info on Church Service times please contact the churches directly.
Sunday - April 27 •
10:30 AM - 12 NOON
All are invited to celebrate our nation’s
history as we pay tribute to the
BIRTHDAY OF PRESIDENT
ULYSSES S. GRANT
Featuring special remarks from the Commandant of West Point Academy,
President Grant’s famil, and a keynote address from Cheryl Wills,
NY1 Anchor, Author of “Die Free - A Heroic Family Tale” dating back
to the Civil War There will also be a special Civil War reenactment in
costumes. All are invited to attend to share this moment of history in Harlem.
Please arrive by 10:45AM.
U.S. Grant National Memorial Park
West 122nd Street and Riverside Drive
For more information please call 212-666-1640