Project Description

Inspiring Communities

Inspiring Communities is a community-based education program that focuses on African-Americans and Latinos living with pre-diabetes or diabetes. Inspiring Communities is the only community-based program in Contra Costa County that is American Diabetes Association (ADA) approved to deliver evidence-based Diabetes Self-Management Education curriculum led by community health workers in a community setting. The program includes a series of 6 weekly, two hour small group sessions that incorporate empowerment principles, participatory techniques, and adult education principles.