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Here at IWES we are dedicated to improving the mental, physical and spiritual health and quality of life for women, their families and communities of color, particularly among marginalized populations. We accomplish our mission by using community-engaged research, programs, training and advocacy.

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IWES designed the Collective for Healthy Communities in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina to address the post-disaster psychological recovery needs of survivors, utilizing a community-based and collective approach. The CHC program focuses on: 1) promoting wellness and mental health for school age children and
their families; 2) collaborating with local community leaders in education and, health and community
building to address multi-faceted approaches to support emotional healing and resiliency, racial
healing and civic engagement. The Program Coordinator will support all phases of the planning, implementation and evaluation of the program. S/he will be responsible for coordinating day-to-day program operations, plans, and schedules to ensure effective and efficient program implementation.

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