Minority Health

Did you know April is Minority Health Month? The Gathering Place, in partnership with Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center and Cleveland Office of Minority Health, invite you to attend programs to discuss cancer-related barriers through education, detection and treatment. Register below to join the discussions!

Wednesday, April 14 | 6:00-7:00pm CANCER FIGHTING KITCHEN Identify the barriers vulnerable populations face in accessing healthy foods with Rebecca Katz’s online Cancer Fighting Kitchen course. Plus, discuss how lack of access to healthy food can lead to obesity and increased risk of cancer.

Presented by Tyler Stimpert, Community Outreach Program Manager, Cleveland Clinic; Stephanie Hopkins, MS, RDN, LD, The Gathering Place


Wednesday, April 21 | 6:30-8:00pm FAMILY MATTERS: ROLE REVERSAL IN COMMUNITIES OF COLOR When the adult child becomes the parent. Help starting tough conversation with aging loved ones diagnosed with cancer. Learn what questions to ask and how to take care of yourself.

Presented by: Connie Hill-Johnson, MPA, Business Coach; Simone Swanson, Director of Community Outreach & Susan Marinac, LISW-S, The Gathering Place



From March 25: Prostate Cancer in the African American Community, Part 1, please see below.

From April 1: Prostate Cancer in the African American Community, Part 2, please see below.

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