Community Datebook Updates from Urban Health Watch: March 29 – April 3

Click here to see more information and events through August, 2010.

March 29 – May 13, 2010

Pre-CNA Training Begins
A literacy/healthcare program for those whose literacy &
occupational skills are not quite ready for CNA training.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings, 9 AM – 1 PM

Presented by the Governor’s Workforce Board (RI), Quality Partners of Rhode Island & The Longterm Care Industry

For more information the Pre-CNA class, call Rosa Brito or Kathy Kane Ray at 401-235-6068. For more information about the series, click here or contact Marguerite (Margie) McLaughlin at 401.528.3259 or email


Tuesday March 30, 2010

“Cancer Across Cultures”

Presented by Derek Tessier, NP
Rhode Island Hospital

Tuesday March 30, 2010
Miriam Hospital
Sopkin Auditorium

Lunch will be provided and there is FREE visitor parking, in lot across the street from the main entrance to Miriam Hospital or through FREE valet service at the main entrance of the hospital. To confirm your attendance and for more information on how to become a Lifespan Community Health Advocate, contact Minority Outreach Specialist, Julie Rawlings, at 431-5410 ext 223 or by email



Live Empowered!
Diabetes Awareness Day
Sponsored by the American Diabetes Association &
the Cathedral of Life Christian Assembly Divine Health Ministry

Saturday, April 10, 2010
10 AM – 3 PM
The Urban League of Rhode Island
246 Prairie Ave.
Providence, RI 02905.

Register by April 3

Click here or on the image above to download the flyer/registration form, which should be mailed or faxed back by Saturday, April 3. For more information, contact Debra Christal, Divine Health Ministry Coordinator, Cathedral of Life,; or contact Albert Whitaker, Associate Director Community Initiatives, American Diabetes Association, 617-482-4580 ext. 3469 or by email at


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