Health & Wellness

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Art In City Hall Presents: The P-CHE PhotoVoice Exhibit

Community Development

Art In City Hall, an initiative of the City’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative (OACCE) presents PhotoVoice, a student photography project organized by the Philadelphia Collaborative for Health Equity (P-CHE) in collaboration with three community partners: Esperanza Inc., HUNE, and Providence Center. The student-led project features the work of 33 students who used photography as a vehicle to explore health issues in their North Philly community.
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Philadelphia health care’s top moments in 2019

Community Development

The $5 million Hansjörg Wyss Wellness Center, set to open in early 2020 in South Philadelphia’s Bok Building, will be the hub of Jefferson’s clinical and educational outreach activities for the area and will provide services to community members regardless of health insurance or citizenship status
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Jefferson Conference Works to Close Trauma Gaps

Community Development

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

Community Development

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

Community Development

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

Community Development

When: April 25th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm Reception and Gallery Review Where: Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 North 5th Street, Philadelphia, Pa 19133 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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