NYC Dept of Health and Hygenine

NYC for Health Equity

NYC Center for Health Equity announced the release of the 2015 Community Health Profiles. Profiles for 18 Brooklyn Community Districts are highlighted and this data on over 40 indicators to provide a broad understanding of neighborhood health and inequities in health outcomes. In Brownsville there is a life expectancy of 11 years shorter than compared to the financial district and the death rates due to diabetes, HIV, hypertension and homicide are more than twice the city rates. Programs like Live Light Live Right are much needed to address health disparities, fight obesity and diseases related to poor nutrition and environmental factors.

To read more on the recent press release, click here.

Hoops for Health Fathers’ Basketball Event

Live Light Live Right is supporting and participating in the Hoops for Health Fathers’ Basketball Event on June 20, 2015 at 10:00am-4:00pm at the Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11212.  It is being sponsored by Brooklyn Breastfeeding Empowerment Zone and Partners,  Partially funded by the W.K.Kellogg Foundation.  You can register for the event here.

You may download this flyer for more information:

Hoops for Health Fathers’ Basketball Event Online Registration