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Using the Imagination to Create Reality and Ecology

Good News

This summer, HUNE’s Youth Program (HYP) decided to continue despite all odds. The students met twice a week in-person (and twice offline!) while following strict safety guidelines, and we are happy to report everyone completed the program safe and sound. This summer, the themes were: using the imagination to create reality and ecology. The students mixed […]
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Jefferson Receives $5 Million Gift to Create Stroke Initiative with Temple

Thomas Jefferson University and Temple University today announced a joint partnership to bring life-saving stroke prevention and care to Philadelphia’s most underserved communities. The collaboration is made possible by a $5 million gift to Jefferson from Andréa and Ken Frazier.
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$5 million gift from Merck CEO and wife to fund Jefferson and Temple stroke initiative

Community Development

The initiative, known officially as the Frazier Family Coalition for Stroke Education and Prevention, will address social issues that affect health along with racial and ethnic disparities that increase stroke risk.
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Championing Changemakers

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The Philadelphia Collaborative for Health Equity had the pleasure of facilitating its first Changemakers Workshop, which took place virtually July 20 –30. This workshop recruited youth, ages 14-19, from across the city, who represented diverse neighborhoods that included West Philadelphia, North Philadelphia, Germantown, Hunting Park, Port Richmond, Wissinoming and Northeast Philadelphia. Participants were guided through […]
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Grow to Share for Those Most in Need

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In the Greater Philadelphia region, 1 in 5 people are considered “food insecure,” meaning access to fresh, healthy food is restricted on an ongoing basis. Fresh food may not always be accessible due to geography, safety concerns, or financial situation. Food insecure communities are relying more than ever on hunger relief organizations. In an effort […]
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A Prepared and Healthy New Mom

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Maria first came to Casa del Carmen in October 2019 for parenting education classes. On that day, Maria, who was 4 months pregnant, was assigned a parenting educator, Triana, who remained by her side through joyous and very difficult periods. Maria stated that as a new mother from Mexico, in a foreign country, she wanted […]
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