AFGHAN WOMEN’S WRITING PROJECT MENTOR & AWARD WINNING AUTHOR FEATURED SPEAKER AT MARCH SPIRIT OF THE BARRIO LUNCHEON

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March 9, 2012 (San Diego) -- Family Health Centers of San Diego will feature award winning author and international women’s empowerment movement leader, Barbara Field, at their March 16 Spirit of the Barrio Luncheon.
 
Field, a former writer for CBS in New York is currently a U.C. San Diego Communications Manager, Opinion/Editorial Project Regional Manager and a mentor for the Afghan Women’s Writing Project.

 

Her headline speech, “Just One Voice; One Voice Matters, One Voice Can Make a Difference,” will be a dynamic and entertaining story of her life that is sure to inspire.

 
San Diego News 10 reporter and weekend anchor Itica Milanes will emcee the luncheon.
 
For more than 25 years, “Spirit of the Barrio” luncheons have raised critical support for Family Health Centers of San Diego’s programs and services. More than 500 supporters including individuals, businesses, corporate sponsors, political and community leaders attend each event to enjoy a famous tamale lunch, and gather for networking, education, entertainment and community building.
 
The luncheon will be held from 11:45am to 1:00pm at Logan Heights Family Health Center located at 1809 National Avenue, San Diego, CA  92113.  Tickets to the event are $25 a person or $200 for a table of ten and can be purchased by calling (619) 515-
2562.
 
About Family Health Centers of San Diego:
 
Family Health Centers of San Diego is a non-profit community health center organization whose mission is to provide caring, affordable, high quality healthcare and supportive services to everyone, with a special commitment to uninsured, low income and medically underserved persons.  As the largest provider of safety net healthcare in the region, Family Health Centers of San Diego cared for more than 160,000 individuals in 2010 through over 598,000 individual patient visits.