Roots Car Seat Check-Up Event

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Don’t put your child at risk!  Come to a free car seat check-up and have our trained technicians teach you how to ensure your child rides safely. By appointment only.  Call: Shawna Norman (510) 777-1177 Ext. 234 Where: Roots Community Health Center 9925 International Blvd. Oakland, CA 94603 When: Saturday, September 16th Time: 10am – 12pm

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Clean360 Inglewood Factory Grand Opening

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When: Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Brief ceremony begins at 11:45 a.m. Where: Clean360 212 E. Regent Street, Inglewood, CA 90301 Inglewood, CA. — Roots Community Health Center, a statewide organization for African-Americans, plans to open their second soap-making factory in Inglewood, California on September 21st. Clean360, a social enterprise of Roots Community Health Center, …

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Breastfeeding Social

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Join us as we celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week Raffle prices, light refreshments, baby wearing demo, & breastfeeding tips. Date: August 29,2017 Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm Location: Roots Community Health Center South Bay Who can come: Moms and Babies For more information and to RSVP, please call (408) 490-4710 Happy Breastfeeding Month!!!

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Clean360 Hosts Summer Soap School

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Clean360 has partnered with The Catalyst Foundation for Youth Development to host a Summer Soap School. Four students from the “Rights of Passage,”Academic Summer Camp, received hands on soap making training from our highly skilled Emancipators. “Soap School” is also for those who are interested in Roots Community Health Center’s Whole Health approach to community development, which is built upon …

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Back-to-School Backpack and School Supplies Drive

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We are holding a Backpack and School Supplies Drive! We are looking for donations of: backpacks, crayons, markers, pencils, pens, erasers, scissors, glue sticks, rulers, folders, spiral notebooks, pencil pouches and books! Supplies can be dropped off in person or donated online. The following locations will accept in person donations M-F between 10am and 5pm: – Clean360, 4107 Broadway, Oakland, …

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Fibroid Awareness

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Roots Community Health Center will increase community awareness through informational social media posts and a fact sheet that will be presented to all female patients. African American women suffer from a higher prevalence of fibroids. It is estimated that by the age of fifty 90% have fibroids. Members of the community are encouraged to join the conversation regarding symptoms, diagnosis …

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The Sugar Freedom Project

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Do you know what role sugar plays in communities of color? Join Roots, East Oakland Building Health Communities and the Oakland Food Policy Council on the 29th of July from 10:30am-12:00pm to uplift the experiences and priorities of the most affected in the implementation of the soda tax.   Join Policymakers, residents, and frontline organizations concerned with #healthequity, food access …

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Tonight a Smoking Prevention Ordinance will be proposed at the Oakland City Council Meeting

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Tonight at 6:30 pm Vice Mayor Annie Campbell Washington and Council President Larry Reid will propose a smoking prevention ordinance. If adopted, it will prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco products, require the posting of the full retail price of tobacco products, prohibit the redemption of tobacco discounts and coupons and lastly, make administrative changes for the licensure of tobacco …

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Save The Date: Back To School Health & Resource Fair

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It’s that time again, the kids are going back to school! Join Roots at our Pediatrics Clinic for free services and giveaways including school physicals, health screenings for the whole family, Medi-Cal /CalFresh and WIC Enrollment, back packs, school supplies, diapers and booster seats. Join us Saturday August 12th, 2017 from 10:00am – 3:00pm at Roots Pediatrics, located at 2700 …

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