Announcements of July 25th

NCUIH Youth Advisory Council
Congratulations to community member, and AIHFS Dream Seeker graduate, Adon Vazquez, on being selected for the National Council of Urban Indian Health’s (NCUIH) Youth Advisory Council. As part of this council he will be advancing youth suicide prevention, substance misuse awareness, and mental health challenges faced by urban American Indian and Alaska Native youth and young adults. For more info, including youth advisory council biographies, see the press release at this link:


Fatherhood Celebration and Playgroup this Friday!
Healthy Start and Early Head Start are hosting a special playgroup encouraging more of our dad’s to come this Friday, July 27th, 2018 from 11:00-1:30 p.m.  We will be providing some lunch and a CPR Presentation by the Detroit Green and Healthy Homes Initiative.  All parents and caregivers are welcome to come and bring their young children to play and learn.


Resume Writing Workshop
Join AIHFS in a free resume building workshop on July 30th from 5pm-7pm! Casey Brant and Carmen Malis King can help you build a strong and effective resume. This interactive workshop will focus on tools and tips for job searching!


Ribbon Skirt Workshop
On August 4th, we’ll be hosting a Ribbon Skirt Workshop at AIHFS. All are welcome to participate in the workshop, though we’re mostly looking to engage young women ages 14-24. We’re also looking for volunteers/mentors to help guide our newer crafters along their journey of sewing! Please call Casey or Teia at 313-846-3718 x 1406 to volunteer or register!


Sundance Native American Shorts Program
August 2nd, 7:30pm, at Cinema Detroit, 4126 3rd Ave., Detroit, MI there will be a screening of short films by Native American filmmakers, plus a Q & A with Shaandiin Tome (Dine’), the writer and director of Mud (Hashtl’ishnii). Click on image below for film descriptions. RSVP for event at this link:

National Native Health Research Training Conference
August 8th-10th, at the Mystic Lake Center, Prior, MN join this discussion on the state of Native health and health care research. Tracks include: traditional medicine, behavioral health, traditional ecological knowledge, biomedical and health systems research.

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