My Dream for Lou conference to set agenda for health equality in Louisville

My Dream for Lou conference to set agenda for health equality in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville's Center for Health Equity is hosting health conference in October to discuss an agenda for change in the city and its communities.

My Dream for Lou will use a process called Photovoice, which combines photography with community action and policy development.

Kentucky State Representative Attica Scott will be the keynote speaker at the conference.

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"The conference will help us translate our dreams for a healthier, more equitable city into tangible policy initiatives, Mayor Greg Fischer said. "Health equity is essential for a healthy, compassionate city. It affects each of us no matter which neighborhood we live in. Equity lies at the heart of solving our city's violence issues. It lies at the heart of better jobs and economic development. It lies at the heart of all of our citizens having access to quality lifelong learning."

My Dream for Lou will take place at the Muhammad Ali Center on October 6 through 8. The conference is free and open to everyone. To register for the event, click here or call 574-6616.

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