Programs

Circle of Rights uses its skills and knowledge to inform individuals and their families about chronic conditions that can lead to stroke. The organization is working with Montgomery College and University of Maryland students as independent contractors.

The organization is taught in different languages:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Other languages

Programs are presented at:

  • Homeless shelters
  • Senior centers
  • Low-income schools
  • Adult training programs
  • ESL centers
  • Ethnic communities
  • Low-income housing
  • Community centers
  • Food, shelter, and clothing facilities

Past events

Housing Opportunities Commission

  • Four CDC presentations completed (9/25/17-10/4/17)

Muslim Community Center

  • Stroke (10/14/17) – Presented by Aifaz Abbasi

Young Stroke Group

  • Healthy Eating (10/6/17) – Presented by Yeshi Mengistu
  • Substance Abuse and stroke (10/20/17) – Presented by Nikita Guest
  • Physical Actvity and Stroke (5/18/18) – Presented by Nikita Guest

Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless presented by Yeshi Mengistu with Young Stroke Group participants

  • Staying Active in the Winter (1/22/18)
  • Blood Pressure (1/29/18)
  • Diabetes (2/5/18)
  • Walking (2/12/18)
  • Cholesterol (2/19/18)
  • Improve Your Mood (2/26/18)
  • Obesity (3/5/18)

Montgomery County Correctional Facility

  • Improve Your Mood (3/13/18) – Presented by Yeshi Mengistu, Susan Emery
  • An Ounce of Prevention (5/1/18) – Presented by Susan Emery and Yeshi Mengistu
  • Blood Pressure (5/22/18) – Presented by Yeshi Mengistu and Nikita Guest
  • Food Choices (5/29/18) – Presented by Susan Emery and Nikita Guest
  • Diabetes (6/5/18) – Presented by Yeshi Mengistu and Nikita Guest
  • Physical Activity (6/12/18) – Presented by Nikita Guest and Susan Emery
  • Heart Disease and Stroke (6/19/18) – Presented by Yeshi Mengistu and Susan Emery
  • Drug Addiction and Overdose Prevention (6/26/18) – Presented by Nikita Guest and Susan Emery

Health Fairs

  • Long Branch Community Center (10/15/18) – Nicole Bell and Alba Cordova
  • Homeless Health Fair (11/16/17) – Yeshi Mengistu
  • Fit Fest @ Prince George’s Sports & Learning Complex (5/19/18) – Joyce Sampson and Nikita Guest