Brain Awareness Week

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Birmingham Community Charter High School

Organized by:
Birmingham Community Charter High School

Participating Organizations:
dana.org Birmingham Community Charter High School Psychology Club

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2016

Type of Events Held:

  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • High School students(9-12)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

3000

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Students created banners highlighting key information about disorders relating to the brain. On the Quad, students passed out materials donated by dana.org related to brain awareness and keeping the mind sharp as we age. Announcements were made on the P.A. promoting mental health awareness.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Posters/Flyers

Resources

Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research
  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • BAW Pencils and Erasers

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

Students and staff became more aware of various disorders of the brain, promoting tolerance and knowledge.

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

This was our first event, so we definitely have a lot to learn. Next year, we will start planning earlier.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

No

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Michele Wydra

Contact Phone:

8188225619

Contact Email:

m.wydra@birminghamcharter.com

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