Family Health Fair Event
On July 7, 2023, MAS-SSF, in collaboration with 17 partners, held an exciting Family Health Fair event to keep our community safe at the Sacramento City College with the following services, resources, educational workshops, and mobile clinic: 1 Mobile Clinic Established by Shifa Community Clinic for health screening and vaccination.
4 Presentations were Conducted by the Following Partners:
- MAS-SSF conducted a wellness presentation, and a Wellness Diary was given to every participant during the presentation.
- Sacramento Police Department conducted a Know Your Rights presentation in collaboration with MAS-SSF. Simultaneous interpretations were provided, and gift cards were distributed to every participant by MAS-SSF.
- Sacramento Children’s Home conducted car seat training, and the list of participants was provided to MAS-SSF for car seat distribution.
- CAIR conducted a Know Your Rights presentation about immigration legal rights.
18 Organizations Provided Information and Resources at their Boots During the Family Health Fair:
- MAS-SSF provided information on wellness and mental health resources, including prevention and intervention programs and services.
- CAIR provided information about their legal services and immigration support.
- ICNA Relief provided information and distributed backpacks to elementary and high school students.
- World Relief – Sacramento provided information about its activities and programs related to refugee assistance.
- California Health Collaborative provided community education, health advocacy, and outreach related to their programs and activities.
- Community Resource Project provided information about the low-income energy assistance program, the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program, the clean vehicle rebate project, and other recourse providing diapers, clothes, and available food items.
- Los Rios Community College District provided information on refugees’ career pathways and how to enroll in the colleges.
- River City Food Bank provided information and locations on food access, including EBT, food banks, and emergency food distributions.
- Meadowview Family Resource Center, a Sacramento Children’s Home program, provided information and activities for children and families.
- Sacramento County (Department of Health Services) provided information on behavioral health in the county.
- Sacramento County (In-Home Supportive Service Public Authority) provided information on their services.
- Sacramento County (Senior and Adult Services) provided information on services targeting seniors and adults and different assistance programs within their department.
- Elk Grove Adult and Community Education EGACE provided information about education and employment assistance and enrolled participants in their upcoming classes.
- Global Emergency Response and Assistance GERA provided information about its program and services targeting those affected by conflicts.
- Sacramento Youth Center provided information on its activities targeting youth.
- Shifa Community Clinic provided information about its services and provided the participants with follow-up appointments.
- Assurance Wireless and T-Mobile provided free mobile phones and sim cards for low-income households.
- The Muslim Student Association MSA President at Cosumnes River College CRC led the Jumma Prayer.
- Entertainment activities performed by 3 community members.
- 200+ participants attended.
- MAS-SSF provided interpreters in 4 languages, including Dari, Pashto, Arabic, and Urdu, for partners in the boots.
- Babysitting Areas were provided to the children whose parents attended the workshops/presentations.
- MAS-SSF would like to express a heartfelt appreciation to all volunteers, partners, and participants for attending the family health fair event.
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