Organized by:

Participating Organizations:

Mi Casa es Puebla, Los Ángeles

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Workshop

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

UNAM, along with the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Mi Casa es Puebla Los Angeles, offered two lectures on the structure of the brain and the importance of taking care of it. The target audience was kids from elementary school. After the two lectures, UNAM offered six workshops that allowed students to learn about the human senses and how our brain can play us tricks.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social Media and direct e-mail. Because people engage through Facebook and organizations are available directly on the mailbox.


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:

  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • Brain-shaped Erasers

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

  • New Fact Sheets
  • New Puzzles/Games
  • New Coloring Sheets

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Kids from East LA got interested in taking care of their brains and considering a career in neuroscience.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?


Was the information provided on Facebook useful?


Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:


Contact Name:

Alejandra Vega

Contact Phone:

213 627 39 30

Contact Email:


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