Places of Worship Advisory Board (POWAB)
(202) 671-5063 or [email protected]
Places of Worship Advisory Board (POWAB)

The Places of Worship Advisory Board (POWAB) consists of members of the regional faith community, partnering organizations, and departments of health in the Metropolitan Washington Region. POWAB exists to provide resources, advice, and supports efforts that result in improvements in whole person health for individuals, families, and communities. Our work focuses on the influence of faith institutions and faith-based organizations on the life and health of people who participate in faith-based services. POWAB hosts monthly meetings that are open to the public.
When: Every 2nd Friday each month
New Time: 12:00 PM -1:30 PM ( May 8, 2020) hosted on Zoom
To learn more about POWAB, visit us at
Due to the COVID-19 Outbreak  
POWAB full body meetings are being held remotely.

Join POWAB May meeting on Zoom

Meeting ID: 786 767 535​
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POWAB Co-Chairs
Tasha Moses, Community Co-Chair
Donna Gayles, Community Co-Chair
Regina Jefferson, Government Co-Chair

Next General Body
Zoom meeting is June 12, 2020


Dr. Nura Green Lane, PhD Program Manager, Far Southeast
Family Strengthening Collaborative

My motto: "To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or, a redeemed social condition...
This is to have succeeded!"- Emerson

For more information contact: Dr. Nura Green Lane, PhD
SGI-Washington DC Buddhist Culture Center
SGI-USA, Washington South Chapter, Ft Dupont District,
Women's Division Leader
Phone: 202-439-6343

Communities of Faith May Resources:

Maryland Department of Health
(MDH) The Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (MHHD) of is very interested in the health of newborns and is presenting the
  MHHD Prenatal Breastfeeding 2021 RFA 050420.pdf To help applicants MHHD will hold a Pre-Application Conference Call on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm. All applications must be submitted electronically no later than 3:30 PM on
Friday, May 29, 2020. 
For More Information Contact
Chief Officer
Mrs. Carmi Washington-Flood

Capital Caring Health
has provided compassionate community-based care for more than 40 years. Capital Caring Health is the leading nonprofit provider of advanced illness care and elder health services in the mid-Atlantic region serving Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C.
We continue to be available to support families in this time of unprecedented need. Please view our Adult Grief Guide on our website.

  American Sociological Association
Grief and COVID-19: Mourning our bygone lives:  

Ask The Nurse!  
Join us for a virtual roundtable with Owner of Mobile NP LLC, 
Veronica Holland-Barner, Nurse Practitioner as she provides 
factual information and answers some of your questions about
 COVID-19. If you have questions about COVID-19  that you would like to ask in advance, please email [email protected]