House of Hope sponsored a panel of community nonprofit leaders to explore how poverty affects health and how health in turn affects economic status. At 10 a.m. on Friday, September 24, the panel met at the Kane Center in Stuart.
The Discussion,“At the Crossroads of Poverty and Health,” featured Karen Ripper, CEO of the Council on Aging of Martin County; Samantha Suffich, Executive Director of the Martin County Healthy Start Coalition; Marybeth Pena, Nurse Program Specialist and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist for Florida Department of Health in Martin County; and Rob Ranieri, CEO of House of Hope.
To view the discussion, please click here: At the Crossroads of Poverty and Health Panel Discussion - YouTube