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Intersections in Health Monthly Series: Caring for Our Social and Emotional Well-Being in the Midst of and as We Emerge From a Global Pandemic

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Name: Intersections in Health Monthly Series: Caring for Our Social and Emotional Well-Being in the Midst of and as We Emerge From a Global Pandemic
Date: May 12, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
Join the Greater Des Moines Partnership and Capital Crossroads for Intersections in Health – a monthly series that encourages attendees to focus on the whole person. Speakers will discuss the mental, physical, and social determinates of health and well-being. Attendees will learn more about what holistic health means and looks like as our communities and region work together to create a culture of health.
 
This series is a collaboration between Capital Crossroad’s Wellness Capital and The Greater Des Moines Partnership.
 
Leaders fostering opportunities for conversation include:
  • Suzanna de Baca, President and Group Publisher at Business Publications Corporation (BPC): on what she has witnessed from BPC’s commitment to Lifting the Veil and the response of the greater community during a pandemic
  • Malai Amfahr, Story County Reads Director at United Way of Story County: on connecting with youth during and after the pandemic and their emotional and social well-being
  • Jami Haberl, Executive Director at Iowa Healthiest State Initiative: on the Make it OK Campaign and our social and emotional well-being
 
Moderator: Sarah Welch, owner at Speak Action: who will also speak on launching the “Sesame Street in Communities Initiative” and its tie-in to well-being.
 
This series is made possible thanks to the Greater Des Moines Partnership, Capital Crossroads, AARP, MidIowa Health Foundation, and Iowa Healthiest State Initiative. 
Location:
Zoom
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, May 12 from Noon - 1 p.m. CST
Contact Information:
Meg Schneider
Fees/Admission:
Free to attend but registration is required.
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