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Thursday, August 2
 

10:00am

Ice Breakers- Welcome to Memphis!
Speakers
avatar for Vanessa Rhodes

Vanessa Rhodes

Vanessa is a mother of a warrior, advocator, and an educator.  She is a self proclaimed lover of the educational process as evidenced by the variety of positions she has held over the past 31 years.  She served as a teacher, curriculum writer, principal, Educational Administrator... Read More →


Thursday August 2, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
Natchez 250 N Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

11:00am

Art Therapy
Young Warriors 6-14 will work with artist Mia Robinson as she guides them through a personalized painting. Younger and older warriors will be divided up between two paintings based on skill and developmental level. Come paint with us! Paint shirts are provided, but please dress appropriately. Acrylic paints will be used.

Speakers
avatar for Mia Robinson

Mia Robinson

Mia Robinson is a 35 year old Atlanta native that lives with Sickle Cell SC Disease. Mia holds an associates degree in Business Administration and is the owner of Sickle Cell Awareness 365, an apparel line that promotes awareness of the disease. Mia has always been involved in the... Read More →


Thursday August 2, 2018 11:00am - 1:00pm
Natchez 250 N Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

2:30pm

Sickle What?
Sickle What? is a hands on workshop for children ages 6-14. Children will learn the basics of blood, gain a better understanding of sickle cell from a biological perspective, and leave with a "make your own blood" takeway to help them explain their newly acquired concepts with others.

Speakers
avatar for Lisa Rose

Lisa Rose

Instructional Designer, HOPE for SCD
Lisa Rose is the Executive Director for HOPE for SCD, an organization focused solely on providing research based medical education around Sickle Cell Disease and areas of complimentary interest. She has a Master's Degree in Education and has been developing curricula and trainings... Read More →


Thursday August 2, 2018 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Natchez 250 N Main St, Memphis, TN 38103
 
Friday, August 3
 

10:00am

Young Warriors Mental Health (2hr block) Workshop
Young warriors 6-14 will work to create an empowering shield to embrace heir inner strength. 

Speakers
avatar for Vanessa Rhodes

Vanessa Rhodes

Vanessa is a mother of a warrior, advocator, and an educator.  She is a self proclaimed lover of the educational process as evidenced by the variety of positions she has held over the past 31 years.  She served as a teacher, curriculum writer, principal, Educational Administrator... Read More →


Friday August 3, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
Natchez 250 N Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

12:00pm

Cilly Cell
Cilly Cell, a national character representing and empowering young warriors across the country, will be joining us for a reading of "A Painful Crisis- Jeffrey's Story" and guiding us in a music and movement activity focused on empowerment. 

Friday August 3, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Natchez 250 N Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

2:30pm

Woodshop Class
Join us for this hands on class as we make our own chalkboards. Participants will learn about wood types, grains, sanding, painting, and basic assembly. Participants should be dressed in clothes that can possibly be stained as we are working with paint and hot glue.

Speakers
avatar for Lisa Rose

Lisa Rose

Instructional Designer, HOPE for SCD
Lisa Rose is the Executive Director for HOPE for SCD, an organization focused solely on providing research based medical education around Sickle Cell Disease and areas of complimentary interest. She has a Master's Degree in Education and has been developing curricula and trainings... Read More →


Friday August 3, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Natchez 250 N Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

3:30pm

Caregiver Burnout
Caregivers are warriors too! Come join us as we discuss caregiver burnout and how to take care of you while also caring for your warrior. All caregivers are invited- parents, siblings, spouses, friends, etc.

Speakers
avatar for Jeannie Byrd, RN, MSN

Jeannie Byrd, RN, MSN

Nurse Case Manager, Vanderbilt Center of Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease
Jeannie Byrd is the Pediatric Sickle Cell Case Manager for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.  She has been in this position since 2012, after nearly 30 years as an adult cardiology nurse.  In her current role, she is the first point of contact for many parents... Read More →


Friday August 3, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Natchez 250 N Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

4:30pm

Mental Health for the Caregiver Round Table
Speakers
avatar for Minimarie Andrews

Minimarie Andrews

Mother. Wife. Educator. Advocate
"Sharing my journey and encouraging others through faith, family, real-life experiences and purpose!"Minimarie Andrews is passionate about serving others and providing encouragement. Her mission is to inspire others through living a life purpose lead with intention personally along... Read More →
avatar for Clayton Andrews

Clayton Andrews

LAPC, Treatment Team Facilitator, Behavioral Health Counselor, Sickle Cell Champions Association
Clayton Andrews is a 35-year-old patient with Sickle Cell Disease, residing in Augusta GA. A husband and father of four, Clayton is an LAPC and graduate from Troy University with a Master of Science in Counseling and Psychology. His primary focus is the enablement and development... Read More →


Friday August 3, 2018 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Memphis 250 N Main St, Memphis, TN 38103
 
Saturday, August 4
 

9:00am

Moving with Mini!
"Moving with Mini"  is a subsidiary under Purpose Filled Mommy that promotes health, wellness, encouragement, and performance arts for youth. Youth of all ages, backgrounds, and disabilities have experienced powerful, impactful, energetic, sessions that combines mentorship, movement, and motivation. Founder Minimarie Andrew has 19 years of experience and passion in working with youth in fine arts, fitness,  mentorship in various capacities. PLEASE DRESS IN COMFORTABLE CLOTHING.

Speakers
avatar for Minimarie Andrews

Minimarie Andrews

Mother. Wife. Educator. Advocate
"Sharing my journey and encouraging others through faith, family, real-life experiences and purpose!"Minimarie Andrews is passionate about serving others and providing encouragement. Her mission is to inspire others through living a life purpose lead with intention personally along... Read More →


Saturday August 4, 2018 9:00am - 1:00pm
Natchez 250 N Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

10:30am

Parent to Parent Initiative and Roundtable
The Sickle Cell Community Consortium has begun a national parent to parent initiative with the goal to connect parents from diagnosis through adult living. Join us to learn more about how this initiative is designed, what we have accomplished thus far, and how you as a parent can join us and provide your valuable input!

Speakers
avatar for Rosemary Britts

Rosemary Britts

Executive Director, Sickle Cell Association
Rosemary Britts enjoys helping others and takes every opportunity in life to do just that. She is a happily married mother of five children, ages 8 to 28. Her oldest daughter lives with sickle cell disease (SS) which gives her a natural passion for bringing awareness of the disease... Read More →
avatar for Lisa Rose

Lisa Rose

Instructional Designer, HOPE for SCD
Lisa Rose is the Executive Director for HOPE for SCD, an organization focused solely on providing research based medical education around Sickle Cell Disease and areas of complimentary interest. She has a Master's Degree in Education and has been developing curricula and trainings... Read More →



Saturday August 4, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm
Memphis 250 N Main St, Memphis, TN 38103