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Jefferson Conference Works to Close Trauma Gaps

August 7, 2019

The meeting on East Falls Campus provided intensive, collaborative training to providers, educators and leaders across health, education and social service disciplines, as well as to community members invested in the health of their families, neighborhoods and cities.
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Jefferson Health to open refugee wellness clinic at Bok Building

August 5, 2019

The center will serve as an extension of Jefferson's Center for Refugee Health, a Center City clinic that specifically serves refugees, asylum seekers and victims of trafficking. Many of the clinic's patients live in the areas surrounding the Bok building.
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Jefferson rolls out plan for South Philly refugee and immigrant wellness center

August 5, 2019

Jefferson Health and its affiliated Philadelphia Collaborative for Health Equity unveiled plans Monday to create a $5 million community wellness center that will serve immigrants and refugees in South Philadelphia.
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PhotoVoice Exhibit Gallery

May 30, 2019

This PhotoVoice project involved nearly 40 local teenagers from HUNE, Providence Center and Esperanza, Inc., who were tasked with capturing things in their neighborhood that answered the question, “What helps or prevents you from being healthy in your community?”
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P-CHE PhotoVoice Exhibit – April 25th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm at Taller PR

April 13, 2019

The PhotoVoice exhibit, curated by teenage residents in the community, is an illustration of their perspective on health. We are extremely proud to debut their work as part of this exhibit being held on April 25th, 6:30pm- 8:30pm at Taller PR. We hope you can join us.
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Silenced by Fear

April 13, 2019

Women of color are less likely to get treatment for postpartum depression because they fear they’ll be judged too quickly or harshly by child welfare services. Research shows those fears may be justified.
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