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Aligning for Better Health Symposium

January 14, 2019

Join us at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington!

The Healthy Communities Delaware (HCD) symposium will provide an opportunity for Delawareans to learn about the HCD model and inspire participants to align for better health in Delaware.

Tentative Agenda

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Check In

9:00 – 9:20 a.m.
Dr. Kara Odom Walker, Secretary Delaware Department of Health and Social Services

9:20 – 10:15 a.m
Morning Keynote
John Auerbach, MBA
President and CEO, Trust for America’s Health

10:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Panel of Local Initiatives

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Luncheon and Keynote
U.S. Senator Christopher Coons (invited)

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Geographical Breakout Sessions

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks
Governor John Carney

About HCD

Healthy Communities Delaware is a consortium of public, nonprofit and private organizations committed to taking a collective approach to align efforts and invest in projects, programs and policies aimed at improving the health of people in low-wealth communities in the state.  Led by the State of Delaware, University of Delaware and the Delaware Community Foundation, and guided by a diverse Leadership Council, HCD is committed to effective and sustainable ways of investing in our local communities to reduce the health disparities that exist from one zip code or neighborhood to another.

Stay Connected

Have questions or concerns?
Contact Roger Hesketh, Director of Community Revitalization at the University of Delaware Center for Community Research & Service, at or 302-573-4475.