Abriendo Caminos Volunteer Training

Program Details

University of Illinois Extension is joining with the Family Resiliency Center to offer the Abriendo Caminos Program. Hispanic families will learn about the pathway to Hispanic health with Margarita Teran-Garcia, M.D., Ph.D. Other guests will include Illinois Extension staff and current volunteer leaders from your community. Join Dr. Teran-Garcia for virtual volunteer training on March 30 and April 13 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. 

As an Abriendo Caminos volunteer, you will learn to teach about healthy cooking, family mealtime, and the benefits of physical activity. Trained, bilingual volunteers will teach weekly sessions and work with Hispanic families. Abriendo Caminos will be offered on Monday nights April 19-May 24, 2021 from 5:30-6:45 PM via zoom.

Register Online 

To participate, you may register online, or contact Erica Escatel at 815-200-5751 or email eescatel@illinois.edu.

For more information, please contact Susan Glassman, Extension Nutrition and Wellness Educator, at 815-224-0889.

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