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Empowering Women in Community Leadership for Healthier Families

TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FAS/FASD & LEAD POISONING

Provides leadership training and education, and supports and facilitates community engagement for NJ women of childbearing age whose children are at risk of elevated blood lead levels and/or at risk of being born with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS)/fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).

What We Do

The Empowering Women in Community Leadership for Healthier Families project provides leadership training and education, and supports and facilitates community engagement for women of childbearing age whose children are at risk of elevated blood lead levels and/or at risk of being born with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS)/fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in NJ.

The project prepares women of childbearing age as Peer Leader Liaisons (PLLs) to enhance existing state- and community-based efforts to reduce the risk of preventable Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (IDDs), specifically FAS/FASD and those caused by lead poisoning.

Check out our Empowering Women 2020 Summit!

Contact Us


PROGRAM STAFF

Nicole Pratt

Project Director

(973) 642-8100 x 197
 
Gloria Nieves – Northwest Family Resource Specialist
 Sakinah Garret-Corcoran – Northeast  Family Resource Specialist
Geraldine Martin – Northeast Family Resource Specialist
Edith Ramirez – Central/South Family Resource Specialist
 

Funded by the Department of Human Services by The Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities