Thursday, September 27, 2018
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST
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NJIT Campus Center 
150 Bleeker Street
Newark, NJ 07003

Driving Directions 

Please park at the:
Garage Deck Parking
154 Summit Street
Newark, NJ 07102

Please note that the Garage Deck Parking Entrance is equipped with a two-way speaker that can be activated with the touch of the red button located near the card reader.

Press this button when at the parking gate entrance and ask the Public Safety Officer for assistance. You will be asked to indicate what you are there for; please say "the Newark Culture of Health Conference".




Leah Kaufman 
Greater Newark Healthcare Coaliton 

National Lessons, Local Impact
Second Annual Building a Culture of Health Conference

Please join national experts from community-based organizations, social service agencies, academia, health care organizations, philanthropy and government as they share proven solutions and best practices in the areas of Food & Fitness, Healthy Homes, and Adverse Childhood Experiences.

Panel I Speakers:
- Gretchen West, Executive Director, Healthy Homes, Nationwide Children's Hospital
- Kimberly Brown, Chief Program Officer, DC Central Kitchen
- Ruben Cantu, Program Manager, Prevention Institute

Panel II Speakers:
- Kaytura Felix, Managing Director -- Program , Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
- Charles M. Payne, Director, Joseph Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Research, Rutgers University
- Leslie Kantor, Professor and Chair, Department of Urban-Global Public Health, Rutgers University

Breakout Sessions:
A) Healthy Homes:
Lead by Stephanie Greenwood, Program Officer, The Victoria Foundation

B) Food & Fitness
Lead by Catherine Wilson, President and CEO United Way of Essex and West Hudson, Food and Fitness Impact Team Lead

c) Adverse Childhood Experiences
Lead by Keri Logosso-Misurell, Executive Director, Greater Newark Healthcare Coalition, ACE Impact Team Leader

d) Community-Based Leadership Development
Lead by Kaytura Felix, Managing Director - Program, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Rhonda Lewis, Executive Director, Greater Newark LISC, Healthy Homes Impact Team Lead
Kaleena Berryman, Program Coordinator, Abbott Leadership Institute - Rutgers University

e) Collective Impact and Measuring Porgress
Lead by Charles Payne, Director of Joseph Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Research - Rutgers University
Darrin Anderson, State Program Director, NJ Partnership for Healthy Kids
Cecelia Zalkind, President & CEO, Advocates for Children of NJ

f) Community-Based Participatory Research
Lead by Leslie Kantor, Chair of Department of Urban-Global Public Health, Rutgers University
Craig Drinkard, Associate Director of Operations, Victoria Foundation
Barbara Dixon, Chief Program Office & Executive Director, Southward Children's Alliance

g) The Role of Traditional and Social Media in Promoting a Culture of Health
Lead by John Mooney, CEO, NJ Spotlight