Friday, April 17, 2009

Community Advocacy & Training on Cancer & Health (CATCH)LEADERSHIP TRAINING

This 2½ day training offers Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander(AA & NHPI) community-based organizations, faith-based organizations,community members, and health advocates the opportunity to learn how to:
• To provide individuals, groups and communities with the necessary training,tools and skills to be competent, confident, and effective spokespersons,advocates and leaders with regard to AA & NHPI communities.
• To enhance personal and community capacities for advocacy and leadershipon cancer control issues across the cancer care continuum.

Friday, May 1, 2009
8am – 4:30pm
1. Intro to Cancer 101 in AA & NHPI Communities
2. Data Advocacy Training

Saturday, May 2, 2009
8:30am – 4:30pm
3. Communications on Cancer and AA & NHPI Communities
4. Policy & Legislative Advocacy Training

Sunday, May 3, 2009
8:30am – 12noon
5. Training to Establish Ethnic-Specific and Language-Specific AA & NHPI Cancer Support Groups

There is no registration fee for this training.
Breakfast will be provided on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Lunch will be provided on Friday and Saturday.

Location:Yu-Ai KaiJapanese American Community Senior Service
588 North 4th StreetSan Jose, CA 95112

Space is limited, so please RSVP by contacting Mavis at (415) 568-3311 or The deadline to RSVP is April 27, 2009.

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