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Meet Our UNYOC 2022 Keynote Speakers: Beatriz LeBron

17 Oct 2022 11:08 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Beatriz LeBron executes Healthi Kids’ Play ROCs campaign, developing strategies and tactics that advance play as a cornerstone of whole child health in schools and in neighborhoods. LeBron currently serves as The Vice-President of the RCSD Board of Education, chairs the Finance and Human Resources Committees. She is currently attending law school at the University Of Arizona James E. Rogers College Of Law. She earned her associate degree in Liberal Arts from Monroe Community College, a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations & Economics from St. John Fisher College, her certificate in Finance from Georgetown. LeBron has served more than 23 years in the human services sector and has extensive experience as a supervisor, educator, trainer and community health worker. In her spare time, LeBron enjoys art, reading and spending time with her grandchildren, children, partner and puppy Barkley.

Through the personal journey of navigating through trauma, violence, addiction, and poverty there is hope at the end of the tunnel. These stories, from the block to the board, are often romanticized when in reality it requires daily work and consistency in moving forward and upward. Most importantly it requires the development of a support system. This is where community health models come into play. Community Health Work looks at the whole self and supporting individuals in navigating through social determinants of health. It is a critical model we have today to affect sustainable changes in our society; it is also one of the most undervalued.  

Beatriz LeBron is our opening keynote speaker on Friday, October 28th.

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