#SaludTues Tweetchat 9/6/16: How Faith Based Organizations Can Impact Latino Health


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Faith is a big part of Latino culture.

tweetchat 9-6 1But what can churches and faith-based groups do to help improve health?

With more than 90% of Latinos affiliated with a faith-based group, these places can serve as ample grounds for promoting healthy lifestyles, connecting congregants to social services, sharing recreational facilities, and more.

How can you help faith communities be healthy?

Join us for a #SaludTues chat this Tuesday to learn more about the great work happening at faith-based groups, and share your own ideas for creating a culture of health!

WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: “How Faith Based Organizations Can Impact Latino Health”
TIME/DATE: 1-2 p.m. ET (Noon-1 p.m. CT), Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016
WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
HOST: @SaludToday
CO-HOSTS: Urban Strategies (@UrbStrategies); Dr. Michael Minor (@healthpreacher) and My Halal Kitchen (@MyHalalKitchen)

We’ll open the floor to your stories and experiences as we discuss:

  • How community members can partner with faith based organizations
  • Can faith groups impact Latino health & reduce health disparities?
  • Ways to inspire healthy practices among faith leaders and congregants

Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation and share your strategies, stories, and resources for promoting Latino health through faith-based organizations!

#SaludTues is a weekly Tweetchat about Latino health at 12p CST/1p ET every Tuesday and hosted by @SaludToday, the Latino health social media campaign for the team at the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, including Salud America!.

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