Posts Tagged ‘healthy homes’

Healthy Homes Graduation

June 14, 2010

After seven months of programming, SCI-West would like to congratulate The Enterprise Center Community Development Corporation and The Partnership Community Development Corporation on completing the final seminar in their Healthy Homes education series. Through their partnership, over 50 parents and children were trained in identifying and reducing environmental health exposures found in the home. SCI-West would also like to congratulate the families participating in the Healthy Homes seminars, who graduated this past weekend. Click on the photo below to view our Flickr gallery of photos from the entire seminar series.

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Healthy Homes Part 4

February 24, 2010

The fourth Healthy Homes workshop took place on February 13 at the Enterprise Center. The workshop provided information on intergrated pest management and free cleaning supplies. Below are some photos of the workshop taken by Melony Burnom, of the Partnership CDC.

Healthy Homes Part 3

January 11, 2010

The third Healthy Homes workshop took place this past weekend at the Enterprise Center. The Philadelphia Water Department presented a video about water issues facing Philadelphia. Alix Howard, from the Partnership CDC, introduced the upcoming Green Professional Training and Green Roofing Program. Instructors from Spiral Q led the children in an art session in which they produced artwork about the importance of water in their everyday lives. The workshop ended with a Brita water filter giveaway!

Healthy Homes Part 2

December 7, 2009

The second workshop in the the Healthy Homes program took place this past Saturday at the Enterprise Center. Staff from the the Enterprise Center CDC and the Partnership CDC came together to facilitate the workshop. The participants learned about the causes of illness in the community¬† from a representative of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. They also received fresh produce and learned buying tips from a Farmers Market professional. The children learned about healthy homes through an art project supervised by the Sprial Q Puppet Theatre. For more photos check out The Enterprise Center’s photos on Facebook.

The Healthy Homes Kick-Off

November 17, 2009

In an effort to decrease health related absenteeism, The Enterprise Center Community Development Corporation partnered with The Partnership Community Development Corporation to deliver the Healthy Homes educational programming seminar. The Healthy Homes Kick-Off took place on Saturday, November 14 at The Enterprise Center. Over 50 parents and children attended the event. Five more Healthy Homes workshops are planned for the coming months. Seminars will include asthma awareness/triggers, lead prevention, water quality, alternative pest management, monoxide/radon hazards and fire safety.¬† Find out more about the Healthy Homes program on The Partnership’s website.

View photos of the Healthy Homes launch on Flickr.