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People’s Health Sanctuary Open House

May 13, 2023 @ 11:00 am 1:00 pm EDT

Where: NATURE Lab 2nd floor, 3319 6th Avenue

The People’s Health Sanctuary (PHS) is a community-led mutual aid health initiative. Visit us to learn about what we do, and consider how movement and food are connected to community well-being. Prizes, food, family-friendly!


  • 11:00-11:30: Plant-forward cooking demo with Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • 11:30-12:00: Exercise tips to get you moving with StrongMe!
  • 12:00-1:00: Blood pressure checks & help reading your medications

Participating Organizations and Facilitators

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) empowers New Yorkers to choose healthy food and healthy habits through programs that connect research and practice. Ms. Felisha Chandler is a Nutrition Program Educator with the CCE Food and Nutrition program.

StrongMe! stands ready to fight pediatric obesity through the use of Motivational Interviewing, nutrition, exercise, and a 12-Step Platform. Dr. Janice Pride Boone, a Board-Certified, Harvard-trained Pediatrician who has received additional training in Marriage and Family Therapy, is the Medical Director of StrongMe!

We are committed to lowering the barriers to access for events at The Sanctuary for Independent Media. For people who are hard of hearing or deaf, blind or low-vision, or whose physical limitations can interfere with a satisfying experience, let us know two weeks in advance so we can make appropriate arrangements.

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