In addition to overseeing the fulfilling work of HALO for Families, our founder also leads a vibrant life in the areas of Civic Engagement, Community Engagement, and Social Engagement; some experiences do overlap with HALO for Families functions.

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Disparities in Vaccinations PSA

In collaboration with the African American Wellness Project, HALO for Families secured a programmatic grant from Merck & Co. to focus on the importance African American remaining up to date on pediatric vaccines. The following PSA was developed by Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey, and project manager, Solomon Durojaiye. *PSA creation supported in part by an [...]

COVID-19 Updates: A Candid Dialogue and Discussion

Dr. Chanda Nicole Holsey participated in an informative panel discussion tonight for the members of the Southeastern Region (SER) of Jack and Jill of America, Inc.  It was entitled “COVID-19 Updates: A Candid Dialogue and Discussion”, and moderated by SER Our Health Matters Chair, Dr. Tracy McGee. She was honored to be able to share [...]

AAWP August 2021 Newsletter

Dr. Holsey is featured in the African American Wellness Project August 2021 Newsletter! Check it out! View Newsletter: Click HERE


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), The piece was featured in the Washington Informer and AAWP also has a full-page spread in [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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“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& }}