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Arlene Sparks

Genesee County Community Action Resource Department (GCCARD)

Background

Arlene Sparks has dedicated much of her life in trying to break the cycle of poverty within Genesee county. After studying Criminal Justice and Sociology at the University of Michigan-Flint, Arlene was part of multiple committees working to better the lives of Genesee County residents. Specifically, she was part of the Genesee County Community Action Resource Department (GCCARD) and participated in the Community Capacity Building to Reduce Health Disparities project as a member of the Capacity Building Steering Committee. 

Contributions to STYH

During her time working as a member of the Capacity Building Steering Committee, she used information and data collected from the Speak to Your Health! Community Survey for the Community Capacity Building to Reduce Health Disparities project. 

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