Brain Awareness Week

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Alaska Brain Injury Support Group

Organized by:
Alaska Brain Injury Support Group

Participating Organizations:
Alaska Brain Injury Network

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

one

Year:

2020

Type of Events Held:

  • Press Briefing
  • Radio Show
  • Social Media Campaign

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Patients & Caregivers

Approximate Number of People Reached:

The island community of Ketchikan alaska and surrounding island villages

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Weekly PSA's on KRBD public radio about Brain Injury and information how to contact state wide and local.45 minute talk show on KTKN radio Brain injury with a in person survivor story. Due to COVID-19 all school and local sr. service agency presentations were canceled.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

due to covid-19 we are not sure. have had only one person contact us before we were shut down completely other than phone an computer calls.

Resources

Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About The Brain

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

unknown this year but each year before good outcome of interaction with public

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

do radio shows early on the month. PSA's are good source of advertisements

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

No

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Pat Chapman

Contact Phone:

907-617-5704

Contact Email:

patchapman@peacehealth.org

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