CDL Hosts Wellness Event for Men of Color, Featuring COVID-19 Testing, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Yoga & More!

Your health and safety are our priorities! We are following strict COVID-19 health & safety guidelines, so space is limited to a small number of participants at a time. Participants are not required to stay for the duration of the event.

Your health and safety are our priorities !! We are following strict COVID-19 health and safety measures; This is why space is limited to a small number of participants to maintain distance measures. Participants are not required to stay for the entire event.

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CDL’s first in-person event during the COVID-19 pandemic will include mental health sessions & nutrition workshops

(Albany, NY)—Capital District Latinos (CDL), an affiliate of the nonprofit Acacia Network, will host a special event, “Wellness Workshops & Health Screenings for Men of Color,” in collaboration with the New York State Department of Health’s Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Prevention.

The free event will feature onsite COVID-19 testing; prostate and colorectal cancer information; colorectal cancer screening for men 50 and older; mental health sessions with a certified psychologist; nutrition and wellness workshops; yoga and exercise; information on the effects of COVID-19 on men in the LGBTQ+ community, and more.

Free masks, hand sanitizers, healthy refreshments, and boxed lunches will be provided. Workshops will be offered in English and Spanish. Participants will receive $20 gift cards and giveaways, including toiletries and other wellness items.

Your health and safety are our priorities! We are following strict COVID-19 health & safety guidelines, so space is limited to a small number of participants at a time. Participants are not required to stay for the duration of the event.

For more information, contact Micky Jimenez at 518.801.9440 Ext. 5080.

WHAT: Wellness Workshops & Health Screenings for Men of Color

WHEN: Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

WHERE: Cultural Empowerment & Community Engagement Center (160 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12206)

Join Us During our Weekly Virtual Wellness Events

Acacia Network, in partnership with our affiliate, the Institute for the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Elderly (IPRHE), invites you to participate in our Virtual Wellness Series for Seniors and Essential Workers, which features diverse workshops and events in areas such as physical fitness, relaxation, mindfulness, music and dance, census outreach, and voting information, among others.

These workshops aim to nurture the social-emotional well-being of seniors in our programs, as well as our frontline workers. Everyone is invited to join, FREE of cost!

We hope you’ll join us during one or more of the events listed below:

• Fri, Oct 16 | 11 AM: COVID-19 Conversations: Mental Health, Equity & Resilience
• Mon, Oct. 19 | 11:00 AM: Latin Dance
• Wed, Oct. 21 | 11:00 AM: Total Body Condition
• Fri, Oct. 23 | 11:00 AM: Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration: Music & Poetry
• Mon, Oct. 26 | 11:00 AM: Healthy Financial Habits
• Wed, Oct. 28 | 11:00 AM: Tai Chi
• Fri, Oct 30 | 11:00 AM: Halloween Masquerade Ball

For more info, please contact Angel Santini at asantini@acacianetwork.org or 917-634-6963.

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