Brain Awareness Week

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National Black Nurses Association

Organized by:
National Black Nurses Association

Participating Organizations:
Tuskegee University School of Nursing & Allied Health; Sigma Gamma Rho Southeastern Region Health & wellness Committee; Bowen United Methodist Church; greater St Mark Missionary Baptist church Golden Life Center; Southeast District Alabama Missionary Baptist Conference

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

12

Year:

2019

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Exhibit
  • Lab Tour
  • Open House
  • Other
  • Symposium
  • Workshop
  • Other: Health Screeings with Health Promotion information distribution

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)
  • General Public
  • High School students(9-12)
  • Middle school students(6-8)
  • Patients & Caregivers
  • Professionals
  • University students
  • Other: Senior Citizens

Approximate Number of People Reached:

1,500

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Provided health screening and had puzzles on the backs of all printed information so participants could take away & view after leaving the event the NBNA logo was placed on all information downloaded form the BAW site

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Social Media

Other Publicity Methods:

included in all media announcements of our partnering agencies

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

each was successful as they each provided access to different groups. One event provided to persons from 5 different states

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:

  • More Mindbogglers!
  • Staying Sharp Bookmark
  • The Mindboggling Workbook
  • Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain

What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • Puzzles: Grades K-2
  • Puzzles: Grades 3-5
  • Puzzles: Grades 6-8
  • Puzzles: Grades 9-12
  • Puzzles: BAW Favorites
  • Puzzles: Successful Aging & Your Brain

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • New Fact Sheets
  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Flyer
  • BAW Poster
  • BAW Facebook Cover Photo

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

great way to engage & provide educational information

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

No

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

will sign on

Event Photos

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Dr. Constance Hendricks

Contact Phone:

3343323850

Contact Email:

chendricks@tuskegee.edu

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