Welcome to HALO for Families©, a public health organization where our ultimate goal is to provide parents and caregivers with relevant and effective high quality tools and resources to increase the confidence necessary to nurture, teach, and model healthy physical, mental, and social behaviors in our nation’s most precious commodity – children.

Addressing the CDC’s Alarming Infant Mortality Report

We are thrilled to share that our founder and principal, Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey, co-authored an Op-Ed along with Monique LeNoir, for an organization in which she serves as an Executive Board Member, African American Wellness Project (AAWP), www.aawellnessproject.org. The piece was featured in the Washington Informer and AAWP also has a full-page spread in [...]

A Personal Head Start Story: Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey

Head Start provided a foundation for me to reach higher heights and deeper depths. I am Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey and before I attended any other educational institutions, I was a Head Start kid. I hail from Los Angeles, California; however, I resided in the Atlanta area for 15 years after I completed college. I [...]

Episcopal Children’s Services – Head Start Alumi

“On A Mission” with Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey from HALO for Families

Each week on “On a Mission” we talk to community leaders who are out to make a positive impact in the area. Today, our host Wendy Norfleet talks to Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey from HALO for Families. {{ vc_btn: title=Visit+Buzz+Website&link=url%3Ahttps%253A%252F%252Fiwantabuzz.com%252Fbiz%252Fon-a-mission%252Fdr-chanda-nicole-holsey-from-halo-for-families%252F%7Ctarget%3A_blank }}

HealthCare UnTold Podcast

HealthCare Untold is a Podcast dedicated to giving voice to everyday heroes and their untold health stories that can improve health to our most vulnerable communities. Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey - a Health Education, Maternal, Child Health Specialist and Founder of HALO for Families. | HealthCare UnTold {{ vc_btn: title=Click+For+Podcast&color=danger&size=lg&link=url%3Ahttps%253A%252F%252Fhealthcare-untold.simplecast.com%252Fepisodes%252Fdr-chanda-nicole-holsey%7Ctarget%3A_blank }}

Live Well Seminar – Taking Our Health to Heart

Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey, of Jacksonville Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., developed and moderated "Taking Our Health to Heart: A Live Well Community Event" for the Tokyo Alumnae Chapter's Physical and Mental Health Committee. Heart Health Month was commemorated by discussing the importance of incorporating and maintaining healthy practices for optimal heart health and [...]

CHEST Foundation

When the African American Wellness Project (AAWP) executive team saw how the COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately impacted African Americans, the organization was revitalized through virtual education. Dr. Holsey, Executive Board Member, successfully secured a grant to focus on respiratory health and served as the project director. Read about how AAWP partnered with the CHEST Foundation to [...]

Let’s Talk Heart Health: Part 2

African American Wellness Project presents, A Virtual Symposuim: Let’s Talk Heart Health in African American Women; Sistah’s It’s a Lifestyle Thing  Incorporating and Maintaining Healthy Practices for Optimal Heart and Obesity Outcomes throughout the Holidays and Into the New Year!  Learning Objectives  By the end of the program, learners will be able to: Know medication [...]

Celebrate You Live

Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey appeared on Celebrate You Live on Friday, 11/11/22 where Co-hosts LaWanna Bradford (The Bradford Group/The Bradford Group Consulting) and Barbara Beckley (The Diamond Factor) come together each week for this signature show. In honor of Veteran’s Day, LaWanna and Barbara will talk about their relationships as daughters, spouses and friends of [...]

Virtual Town Hall addressing COVID and Influenza Vaccines in African Americans

Drs. Nancy Joseph & Chanda Nicole Holsey of the National Medical Association, Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Section, submitted an abstract to present at the 2022 APHA Annual Meeting American Public Health Association Annual meeting and Expo in Boston, MA.  It was accepted.  Dr. Joseph presented our work on Nov 9, 2022, as part of the Black [...]