Listening sessions aim to enhance support for north BR community
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center is hosting a series of community listening sessions to give healthcare professionals an opportunity to receive feedback from residents.
The goal is to allow cancer center professionals to hear more on:
- barriers to cancer care
- healthcare experiences
- support services needed in north Baton Rouge
Neighbors living in the following ZIP codes are invited to participate: 70802, 70805, 70806, 70807, 70811, 70812, 70814, and 70815. Cancer survivors, cancer patients, and cancer caregivers are also encouraged to attend.
Sessions will be held on the following dates:
|Wednesday, March 8||11 a.m||Cancer Services||550 Lobdell Ave. Baton Rouge, LA 70806|
|Monday, March 13||5:30 p.m.||Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center||4000 Gus Young Ave. Baton Rouge, LA 70802|
|Tuesday, March 14||11 a.m.||Jewel J. Newman Community Center||2013 Central Rd., Baton Rouge, LA 70807|
|Monday, March 20||11 a.m.||Leo S. Butler Community Center||950 E. Washington St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802|
|Monday, March 27||6 p.m.||Mt. Bethel Baptist Church||13530 Scenic Hwy., Baton Rouge, LA 70807|
|Saturday, April 1||11 a.m.||Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church||185 Eddie Robinson, Dr. Baton Rouge, LA 70802|
As part of the listening sessions, participants will engage in a conversation by sharing their experiences and viewpoints, led by a professional facilitator.
Information shared will remain anonymous, but will be used to address key concerns related to access to cancer care.
Participants may attend the session most convenient for them. Refreshments and giveaways will be provided at each event.
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