Alison Hughes, retired UA faculty from Zuckerman College of Public Health, will headline the September 20 Black Women’s Conference with a discussion of the practical “in’s and out’s” of the Affordable Care Act, specifically where to go in Pima County to enroll in the new health insurance options as of October 1.
The conference will be held at La Paloma Resort and Conference center, 3800 E. Sunrise Drive. The event begins with registration at 7:00 a.m. and continues through 5pm.
The luncheon keynote speaker, Debora Embry, is the new President and CEO of the Tucson Urban League. Topics such as use of social media, brain care, negotiation skills, career development and women and work will be covered by speakers such as Amy Tees, Jessica Randolph, Clarence Boykins, Lucinda Hughes-Juan, Martha McSally, Yevette Sykes, and Mattie Lewing.
Exercise routines will be explained by Ronnie Grates of Canyon Ranch, Chest Compression/CPR with Wanda Moore, and line dancing with the Tucson Slide Society.
Conference exhibitors will be on hand to provide information about community services, health insurance sign-up, and interesting sale collectible.
Conference registration is now underway and costs $75.00 which covers continental breakfast and lunch. Registration form is available to download at www.blackwomenstaskforce.org.
Contacts: Edria Johnson phone 520-977-5370, Edria.firstname.lastname@example.org, or Debra Johnson at phone 520-505-0595
Deadline to sign up is today, September 16.