AIHFS Oct thru Dec Newsletter
Check out our latest newsletter with articles about texting and driving, antibiotics and kids, the recent White House Tribal Youth Summit and much more. Click this link to go to our online version. We hope you enjoy!
Freedom From Smoking
This is a seven week group class, beginning October 6, developed by the American Lung Association, that helps you learn to overcome your tobacco addiction for better health, extra money in your pocket, and healthier relationships. For more info click this pdf: Freedom from smoking Roseville 2015
Fresh Food Share
Fresh Food Share is an easy, low-cost way to get your fruits and veggies. Through Gleaner’s, the program sources produce and will deliver your order to AIHFS for you to pick-up. Fresh Food Share orders need to be in by close of business on Thursday, October 8th.
In a three week series starting Friday, October 9, Healthy Start/Family Spirit is partnering with Detroit Public Television to offer this program. Parent and caregivers will learn specific ways to encourage learning and school readiness for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. All parents/ caregivers of children 5 and under are welcome! Childcare and refreshments provided. Please call to register.
Dream Seekers Youth Program Fall Kickoff and Family Night
Monday, October 12th, 5-7pm, calling all youth ages 8-17 who would like to join our Native American culturally-based prevention program. We meet after school Mondays and Tuesdays from 5-7pm and have many opportunities for special trips and fun activities. Come to our fall kickoff event with your family and sign up, play games, meet other youth, eat, and have fun!
Indigenous Food Sovereignty Brown Bag Event
Friday, October 16, at Michigan State University will feature Mariaelena Huambachano presenting on a paper that proposes a New Zealand food sovereignty framework that encompasses a comprehensive analysis of Aotearoa’s cultural, economic and social sustainability aspects, law and regulations and the integration of Indigenous people’s knowledge. For more info click this pdf Indigenous Food Sovereignty Brown Bag Event
Great Lakes Bioneers Detroit Conference
October 23-25, will be their 11th annual conference. This year’s theme is “What can we do to bring forth a sustainable global society founded on respect for nature, universal human rights, economic justice and a culture of peace?”
Click here for the conference pdf: Indigenous Food Sovereignty Brown Bag Event
There will also be a youth focused program called “Be a guardian of the planet,” on October 23rd. Click here for the youth conference pdf: bioneer Youth 2015
Trunk-or-Treat Halloween Celebration
Tuesday, October 27, we will have our annual Halloween celebration from 6-8pm. The celebration will be held in our parking lot where vehicle trunks are decorated for family fun, activities and healthy treats.
Seeking Research Assistant
The University of Michigan School of Social Work seeks a research assistant to work on two youth-focused grant projects from the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) with an emphasis on the American Indian and Alaska Native population. For more info click this pdf: UofM Research Assistant