This week's calls to action include the following events and activities. (All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.)
Clean and Healthy New York and the Child Care Council will hold a series of training sessions for child care providers that follow the guidelines set forth by the Children's Environmental Health Network's national Eco-Healthy Child Care curriculum. The sessions will be held in Monroe, Wayne, and Livingston counties from August 15 to December 18. For information and costs: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (585) 654-4752.
Several community and health care organizations will sponsor the presentation, "the Affordable Care Act: How it Affects You," at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 29. Sr. Christine Wagner, director of the St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center, will provide information on the pros and cons of the new law, dispel misinformation, and talk about the application process for those who do not have health insurance. The event will be held at St. Mary's Church, 15 St. Mary's Place, downtown. Seating is limited. Donations are accepted.
Rochester for Obama will hold "Meet the Candidates for School Board Night" from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, August 15, at the Memorial AME Zion Church, 549 Clarissa Street.