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Cultivating Health Empowerment:  Overcoming food deserts/insecurities & healthy options

October 19, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Penn State Health Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion presents “Cultivating Health Empowerment: Transforming Diverse Lives for Optimal Health.”

Session 3: Overcoming food deserts/insecurities & healthy options

Penn State Health’s Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion introduces our 2023-2024 Community Health Equity Series, Cultivating Health Empowerment:  Transforming Diverse Lives for Optimal  Health. The series will consist of  11 sessions focused on providing diverse community members with information on advancing their healthcare and improving their health status. Sessions will be held at 7 pm and are available virtually through the Microsoft Teams format.  The sessions scheduled for October 19 in Reading, December 21 in Lancaster, February 22, 2024 on the West Shore, and June 20, 2024 in Hershey  will be both virtual and onsite and will feature cooking demonstrations to promote culturally healthy lifestyles.

Live at St. Joseph Medical Center

2500 Bernville Rd, Reading, PA 19605

Franciscan A/B

Please register here.

If you have any questions or require accommodation for a disability to participate, please email


Franciscan Room – Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center
2500 Bernville Road
Reading, PA 19605 United States
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