#7D4H - Guest Blogger Gregory McKay #PublicHealth

7 DRESSES 4 HEALTH: Day 350 - Day 356 ~ December 16th - December 22nd ~ 

Guest Blogger Bio: Gregory McKay recently moved to Baltimore to start medical school at Johns Hopkins. The city of Baltimore has been through a lot the past few years, and Greg's goal is to expose its beauty and show people what a wonderful place this is.

This week's guest blogger, Gregory McKay created a new project called the "Beauty of Baltimore" which aims to take an asset-based approach to the city he has come to know as home. Since his project is image based as a photographer his blog is also image based in nature. Make sure to follow Greg via FACEBOOK to learn more about this incredible project. In the meantime, enjoy this fresh perspective on Baltimore. 

Sunset at the Pagoda - (Patterson Park) // Canton Docks - (Canton Neighborhood) // The Black Eyed Susan - (Canton Neighborhood) // Domino Sunshine - (Inner Harbor) // Embrace - (Inner Harbor) // Skate - (Inner Harbor) 

Call to action: Do you have important information around one of our seven causes: HIV/AIDS, Mental Health, Nutrition, Heart Disease, Maternal Child Health, Cancer, Disability, that you want to share with a wider audience? Do you or a loved one currently live and/or struggle with one of these causes? Do you work in research, advocacy, prevention, treatment or care? We want to hear from YOU! Write to us today: 7dresses@artsconnectinternational.org to become a featured blog writer. Another way to get involved is to wear the color of the day in solidarity. Take a picture of yourself in the color of the day and Tweet it @ArtsConnectInt, tag us on Instagram @ArtsConnectInt, or send it to us on Facebook.

About 7 Dresses 4 Health (7D4H): 7D4H is a year-long arts and health education campaign lead by visual artist, Marian Brown, in conjunction with Arts Connect International. The objective of the campaign is to promote inclusive community practices through adDRESSing health artistically and collaboratively. To learn more about the genesis of the project, read Marian’s New Year Blog

About this week's look & location: All of the dresses for 7 Dresses 4 Health were designed and sewn by Kim's Fashion Design. Love the look? Visit Kim at 100 Huntington Ave, Boston MA 02116, call her at (617) 267-9299 or email her: info@kimsfashion.com. Mention 7 Dresses 4 Health for a special discount! 

Campaign Update (2017): All 7 Dresses 4 Health blogs were migrated from a former site, so the sharing analytics are inconsistent from when they were first published. We apologize to our guest bloggers, and readers, for this inconvenience. That said, the campaign garnered an average of 5K hits per blog, over 500,000 readers throughout 2015! Additionally, the average number of shares per guest blog was over 150x on social media (through Facebook and Twitter). Thank you for making this incredible campaign possible - and for all that it was for so many. With gratitude, Marian & the ACI Team