Join us at one of our webinars!
The Power of a Brand: Opportunities for Community Action
Wednesday, April 28, 10am
What comes to mind when people think about your agency? Your brand impacts not only your public image, but engagement and fundraising opportunities.
Learn more about the importance of branding for community action agencies and best practices from national experts. You’ll also deep dive into the most effective use of the CA Toolkit just in time for National Community Action Month.
Presented by National Community Action Partnership CEO, Denise Harlow and Johnny Eudaly, Communications and Branding - Originator of the CA Toolkit.
This session is presented at no cost to SEACAA members. Non-members can attend for $99
Facts not Fear: COVID Vaccine Education & Outreach
Tuesday, May 18, 10am
Frontline staff, practitioners and agency leadership will be empowered to educate families and communities about the COVID vaccine with the up-to-date information presented by this MD. Dr. Wiley will provide an overview of the vaccine research and development process, vaccine options, side effects and efficacy for each. Get answers to your questions about how the vaccine was created so quickly, the extent of testing on minority populations, how to address customer concerns, and possible side effects. Bring your questions as there will be time for Q&A.
Presented by Dr. Zanthia Wiley.
This session is presented at no cost to SEACAA members. Non-members can attend for $99.
The Southeast, Health Equity, & Why It Matters
Thursday, May 20, 10am
The current pandemic has shed light on racial and ethnic health inequities. Why does this inequity exist and why does it matter? Dr. Wiley continues with insightful discussion about health inequity across the US and southeast. Join this session to explore how inequity impacts perceptions of medical care and COVID’s disproportionate impact on black and brown communities. Learn what we can do to reduce barriers to accessing the vaccine.
Presented by Dr. Zanthia Wiley.
This session is presented is $99 SEACAA members. Non-members can attend for $149.
DENISE HARLOW, CCAP, NCRT
Chief Executive Officer
Community Action Partnership
Denise Harlow, CCAP, was named the Chief Executive Officer of the Community Action Partnership in December 2014. She has been with the Partnership since 2011 and served as Senior Director of Training and Technical Assistance and Interim Chief Operating Officer. Prior to her tenure at the Partnership, she was the CEO of the New York State Community Action Association and Sr. Vice President for Capacity Building for the New York Council of Nonprofits. Ms. Harlow has more than 28 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, has served on several nonprofit boards of directors, and was an appointee to the Governor’s Early Childhood Advisory Council in New York State. She started her Community Action career as a social worker with the Schenectady Community Action Program. She has a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University at Albany where she was also a Fellow on Women and Public Policy at the Center for Women in Government and Civil Society, and holds a Bachelor Degree in Social Work from Valparaiso University.
ZANTHIA WILEY, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Emory Division of Infectious Diseases
Dr. Zanthia E. Wiley is an infectious disease specialist in Atlanta, Georgia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Emory University Hospital Midtown and Emory University Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of Alabama School of Medicine and has been in practice between 11-20 years. She is an infectious diseases physician and specializes in antimicrobial stewardship. Prior to infectious diseases, she was a hospitalist at Emory Midtown for 10 years. Her research has focused on optimizing inpatient antibiotic prescribing. Most recently, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted significant healthcare disparities and much of her focus has shifted towards addressing these disparities. She is honored to work with colleagues (too many to list) from Emory Healthcare, Grady, Kaiser, the VA, and the community to address these disparities head-on.