Brain Awareness Week

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Synapse

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Synapse

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

3

Year:

2018

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit
  • Other
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)
  • General Public
  • Patients & Caregivers

Approximate Number of People Reached:

85

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

1) From March 12-26, Synapse Organization hosted an innovative exhibit at the Cerritos Library in conjunction with Brain Awareness Week. The exhibit explored topics like neurological disorders, psychology, advancements in neuroscience, neuroanatomy, and neuroethics. The exhibit was in the news and Synapse played a crucial role in proclaiming March 12-18 as Brain Awareness Week: http://www.indiawest.com/news/global_indian/city-of-cerritos-honors-nonprofit-synapse-during-brain-awareness-week/article_d597c706-2ed4-11e8-885f-2387b6d9fd71.html 2) Volunteers painted along with Alzheimer's participants in a fun-filled morning, discussing the importance of perspective and confidence in any situation. 3) Elementary school students presented their poster creations and made their own model brain cells. They consolidated their preliminary knowledge of the brain and gained an introduction to the anatomy of a neuron.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Website
  • Social Media

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
  • Brain-shaped Erasers
  • Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • New Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

www.wowthebrain.weebly.com

Contact Name:

Karishma Muthu

Contact Phone:

5629163587

Contact Email:

wowthebrain@gmail.com

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