Mark your calendar and join us for fun, educational, advocacy, and celebratory events throughout the year. 

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SCDAA-MI Calendar of Upcoming Events

Download the full calendar of events hereEvents subject to change.

MARCH

9  (6 - 7:30 p.m.)

SCDAA-MI Office, 18516 James Couzens Fwy, Detroit 

Summer Camp Parent Orientation

If your child is attending summer camp this year or you are considering sending your child to summer camp this year, then you MUST attend this meeting! 

RSVP by March 6, 2020 at 313.864.4406. Snacks provided.

19  

Registration opens for the 2020 Sickle Cell Matters Walk (online)

This year’s event takes place Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History from 9 a.m. – Noon.

Date tbd (Noon – 2 p.m.)

On Twitter.com @SickleCellMI (online)

Spend an hour online with sickle cell experts, patients and advocates  for our first #SCDTwitterConvo focusing on pediatric to adult transition (the ages from 18-25). What it is, why it’s so important, and how to navigate this critical life phase. Learn how to develop an individualized care program.

APRIL

Date tbd  (Noon – 2 p.m.)

On Twitter.com @SickleCellMI (online)

Our online #SCDTwitterConvo focuses on ER treatment guidelines, self-advocacy, and what your primary care physician needs to know.

MAY

16  (time and location tba)

The Cynthia Coles Circle 2020 Annual Sickle Cell Benefit Luncheon

Details coming soon

 

9 (Overnight off-site event)

Pediatric to Adult Transition Workshop (location tba)

An in-person patient workshop discussing the importance of the transition from pediatric to adult sickle cell care, providing vital information and resources for this critical stage of life.

JUNE

6 (10 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

Graduation & Career Open House

SCDAA-MI Office, 18516 James Couzens Fwy, Detroit

Join us as we celebrate this year’s graduates from high school and college. Receive on-site career counseling, participate in the college fair, get info on going away to school and stepping into the job market. Warriors in the workplace will be on hand to share their experiences and advice.

Date tbd (Noon – 2 p.m.)

On Twitter.com @SickleCellMI (online)

Our two-topic online #SCDTwitterConvo focuses on sickle cell trait, its genetic impact, how to get tested and receive family planning counseling PLUS the importance of primary care for SCD patients, including, heart health, diabetes prevention, and smoking cessation.

 

19

World Sickle Cell Day

Join us as we launch our Trait Consciousness Campaign. Engage your place of worship in our campaign to reach individuals with the trait and connect families with the facts about sickle cell inheritance.

 

Have questions? Need info? Want to send an idea for an educational topic?  Contact us at info@scdaami.org or 313.864.4406.

 

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America - Michigan Chapter
18516 James Couzens Fwy, Detroit, MI 48235

(313) 864-4406 OR (800) 842-0973

info@scdaami.org

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