**Media Advisory**Edwards to Host Environmental & Women’s Health Roundtables

by: Congresswoman Edwards' Announcement
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 4, 2016
Contact: Yasmine Evans
**MEDIA ADVISORY **
Edwards to Host Environmental &  Women’s Health Roundtables
 
Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday March 8, 2016, Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards (MD-4) will host a roundtable – Environmental Challenges and the Impact on Maryland Communities – in Arnold, Maryland. Topics will include global warming and climate change,Edwards Events Collage growing environmental concerns, ongoing environmental injustices, public and private challenges, solutions, and successes. Roundtable participants will comprise of scientists, community members, academicians, economists, and policy experts.
Later in the week, on Friday March 11, 2016, Congresswoman Edwards will host a roundtable – Women’s Health: A Conversation about the Challenges & Opportunities to Reduce Health Disparities for Women and Girls of Color –  in Largo, Maryland.  Health practitioners, academicians, and community members will discuss heart health, obesity, diabetes, cancer, domestic violence, sexual assault, maternal and infant health, and mental health.
Flyers for both events are attached. Also, for more information and how to RSVP, please see below:
WHAT:
 
Edwards to Host Environmental Roundtable & Women’s Health Roundtable
 
WHEN:
Tuesday March 8, 2016
Environmental Challenges and the Impact on Maryland Communities Roundtable
10:00 AM EST
Friday March 11, 2016
Women’s Health: A Conversation about the Challenges & Opportunities to Reduce Health
Disparities for Women & Girls of Color Roundtable
10:00 AM EST
 
WHERE:
 
Environmental Challenges and the Impact on Maryland Communities Roundtable
Anne Arundel Community College
219 Cade
101 College Parkway
Arnold, MD 21012
Women’s Health: A Conversation about the Challenges & Opportunities to Reduce Health
Disparities for Women & Girls of Color Roundtable
Prince George’s County Government Office Building
1st Floor Conference Room
1801 McCormick Drive
Largo, MD 20774
RSVP:
Please send all RSVPs to Ms. Selena Mendy Singleton at Selena.Singleton@mail.house.gov or call 301-516-7601.

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