From July to November 2015, the Metro African American Breast Cancer Task Force conducted a pilot project designed to train specially selected members of the African American community in Omaha to reach out to at least 10 friends or family members and encourage them to have breast health screening. Eighteen “screening advocates” were trained and fourteen completed their assignments, reaching over 160 women. The following documents were used during the initial project.
Educational Materials for Community Distribution
Communications with Community Members
A second training session was held in Spring 2016. Based on lessons learned in the initial pilot tests, some of the materials were revised.
Documents Revised for Second Training Round