Conner Creek Cancer Action Council (originally hosted by the Voices of Detroit Initiative).
Read about the early activities of this group in this report: PCORI-Detroit-HealthLink-Final-Report-Feb-2019.pdf (235 downloads)
Anita Y. Orr
Former DPS Speech & Language Therapist
B.A. Western Michigan University
M.S. University of Michigan
Vision to serve as a conduit for current and accurate information on cancer and its research to disseminate to the community and help act upon identified needs.
|Claire Marie Clark-Carlisle
NSO-ABA Tech & Educator, married with 1 son
B.A. Mary Grove College
Masters of Education
Vision to spread information on cancer to the community to work and grow together.
|Deborah Stewart Anderson
Detroit native and graduate from Detroit Public Schools, community organizer, educator and advocate for the underserved.
Major in Instructional Technology & Design
Masters of Education from Wayne State University
Vision is to develop and disseminate educational material regarding cancer to her community. Designing educational presentations appropriate for lay person in relation to aspects of cancer prevention, detection, and care.
Survivor of Breast and twice Lung Cancer
Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother
Vision to help her community understand that there are resources & assistance available to learn more about cancer
Vision to fully understand how research is conducted and the benefits and success of research in regards to cancer
Detroit native, graduate from Osborn High School
Past directorship at Philadelphia area non-profits Citizen Advocacy, Cabrini Mission Corps and the Delaware County Literacy Council
B.A. Honors English Villanova University
M.A. Religious Studies Villanova University
Vision to learn more about the needs of people in her community that have been touched by cancer and how The Lake House can help meet those needs.
|Moriah L. Peoples
Born and raised in Detroit
Lay Health Advisor for Witness Project for 3 years
Passion for learning to work with those afflicted with cancer with goal to attend medical school and become and Oncologist Physician Executive.
B.S. Biochemistry University of Michigan-Dearborn
Vision for the organization to become a leader in cancer outreach initiatives in the City of Detroit, awaken and invigorate interest of the youth and young adults to get involved in supporting the fight against cancer.
Peer Advisor for young, pregnant women.
Vision to inspire all people about the importance of health and trust to pursue where to find help and resources for their needs.
Beauty School Instructor
Hairdresser at 3 local schools for students to help make their days better
Passion about service work
High School Graduate
Vision to learn more about cancer and resources available to educate and share information with others in the community.
Community Advocate & Activist
B.A. Finance Wayne State University
M.B.A. University of Detroit
Vision to educate the community about cancer and prevention to promote a healthy lifestyle.
Associates Degree Liberal Arts
Vision to help her community and family with the knowledge she is gaining from the Cancer Action Council to inform others about cancer.