Catching, Coping & Conquering – Projects and activities to promote awareness of chronic disease prevention include the following:

  • Project 13 Support (Fundraising Walk/Run for St. Jude)
  • Health Fairs (Exhibitor, NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo)
  • Community Day Health & Wellness Event
  • Mayor Bowser’s Annual New Year’s Day FITDC 5K Walk/Run
  • “Get Physical, Stay Healthy, Know Your Status,” HIV/AIDS Awareness program
  • Monthly Health Moment focusing on national health and wellness observances (Hospice & Palliative Care, Colorectal Cancer Awareness, Women’s Eye Health & Safety and Heart Health to name a few)
  • Monthly fitness activities to encourage behavioral lifestyle changes for the physical, mental, and spiritual well-being of African American women and their families and to address the challenges associated with achieving personal health success