Mar 30, 2010

Sickle Cell Awareness Coping Group Begins April 6

The Urban League of Greater Cincinnati is offering a new resource for people living with Sickle Cell disorder – a  “coping group” series that will meet every other Tuesday for 10 weeks beginning April 6, 2010, from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM at the Buford Gaston Sickle Cell Building, 3770 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45229.

The April 6 and April 20 topic will be “Psychological Aspects of Pain Management” presented by Pamela King, Health Initiatives Coordinator, The Urban League of Greater Cincinnati and Pamela Jenkins, Social Worker, University Hospital Sickle Cell Center.

The session is free and open to the public. For more information about this group, please contact one of the group’s co-leaders: Pamela King (513 487-6506) of The Urban League, or Pamela Jenkins (513 584-2189) of University Hospital Sickle Cell Center.

Mar 25, 2010

Help us recruit AALDP Class XVIII

We are looking for people like you! We will match our alumni against the alumni of any other program in the country and know that we have in our midst some of the finest minds in Cincinnati. Therefore, we have set an ambitious goal for Class XVIII. We believe we can have 45 achieving African Americans in the next class ... but we need your help to recruit these new leaders.

Please recommend your candidates for the next class no later than April 19. 2010. Send us the names and email addresses for persons you think might be interested in AALDP and we will do the rest.

For additional information please contact Jenny Laster at (513) 487-6530. Candidate materials can be downloaded from the Urban League website .