Vanessa Rorai, M.S.W.
Community Outreach Specialist, Healthier Black Elders Center Wayne State University
Vanessa is the Community Outreach Specialist for the Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research (MCUAAAR). Her role is within the Community Liaison Recruitment Core (CLRC) where she maintains and organizes all HBEC activities. This includes organizing the Lunch & Learn community education events, publishing the bi-annual newsletter, and managing the Participant Resource Pool (PRP) database. The PRP provides older African American adults the opportunity to participate in research and offers researchers a database to recruit for their studies. She also maintains relationships with the Community Advisory Board members that oversees all HBEC activities.
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This session will focus on models of community engagement to address health issues among young children, adolescents, and elders.
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