Voices from the Community Lecture: "It's as Easy - or Hard - as ABCD," Featuring Rev. John Edgar and Sue Wolfe

Wednesday, February 28 12:30 pm
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160 Cunz Hall

"It's as easy - or hard - as ABCD"

Presented by Rev. John Edgar, executive director and senior pastor, and Sue Wolfe, coordinator, Maternal and Child Health Ministries.

Rev. John Edgar and Sue Wolf have a long history of public health service.  Rev. John Edgar is the Executive Director of Community Development for All People (CD4AP), a multifaceted community development corporation with the mission of improving the quality of life with persons living on the Southside of Columbus, Ohio.  He is the founding pastor of the United Methodist Church for All People (C4AP) that is closely affiliated with CD4AP Rev. Edgar has a Master of Divinity degree, cum laude from Harvard University and a Bachelor’s degree in sociology, magna cum laude from Miami University.  

Sue Wolfe is a Deaconess in the United Methodist Church.  She currently works with C4AP and CD4AP on a number of health initiatives, including congregation health, Healthy Eating and Living (HEAL) and First Birthdays – an initiative to support families and reduce infant mortality.   During 2017, she was the project director for the CelebrateOne Near South Infant Mortality Reduction Intervention.  She is retired from the Ohio Department of Health, where she served as the Assistant Chief of the Division of Family and Community Health Services. She also served as the Chief of Human Resources Operations, Labor Relations and Workforce Development.

Many of the services of CD4AP address social determinants of health.  John and Sue will focus on collaborations with community partners to provide safe, affordable housing; access to fresh, healthy food; and support for families to reduce infant mortality and make sure children enter kindergarten ready to learn.

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