In partnership with the City of Clarkston, we are hosting several health events that aim to improve community-wide and individual health outcomes.
The Dekalb Board of Health mobile units will be on hand to provide screenings at each event.
Health education and promotion materials are culturally and linguistically appropriate, and multi-lingual student volunteers will help staff the events, providing both language assistance and assistance making preventive care appointments.
- Oct 23- Masjid-Al Momineen, 1-5pm
- Nov 6- Silver Oaks Apartments, 1-5pm
- Nov 7- Clarkston First Baptist Church, 12-4pm
- Nov 13- Clarkston International Bible School, 1-5pm
- Health services for diabetes & high blood pressure Health Education Materials
- Free Food Distribution
- Healthy Living Bags with free materials and information COVID-19 & Flu Vaccinations
- Trained community volunteers to help you understand health education materials
- Language support
Emily Torstveit Ngara, an assistant clinical professor and director of the Immigration Clinic, teaches a live-client clinic where students represent indigent noncitizens in a variety of immigration matters honing their skills in interviewing, counseling, fact investigation, legal research and writing, and trial skills.
Questions to be answered during this event:
- What is the legal difference between a refugee, asylee, and parolee? How does one’s designation impact access to benefits, resources, pathways to citizenship, etc.?
- What are the immigration options for individuals trying to flee Afghanistan?
- How does the asylum process really work?
- What is the current state of the Asylum Office and Immigration Courts in Georgia?
- What resources exist to assist Afghans who have fled Afghanistan?”