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


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 [...]

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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& }}

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 [...]

Breast Cancer: Early Signs

Let’s Talk about Breast Cancer:  Early Signs! Know what to do and meet Survivors as they share their Experiences. Hear from breast cancer survivors as they share deeply personal stories of how they found out about their breast cancer diagnosis and successful navigated their treatment. The messages are profound and will help others tremendously. Dr. [...]