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Written By: Sarah Franҫois, Director of Fund Development & Marketing at Progressive Community Health Centers in Milwaukee, WI Thinking back to early March seems like an entirely different era. Just as...

“All advocacy is, at its core, an exercise in empathy.”- Samantha Power, former US Ambassador to the UN The quote from Ambassador Samantha Power is one of my favorite definitions of...

Violent policing, hyper-surveillance, and criminalization have threatened Black communities and other communities of color for decades. The ills we see today are a direct result of sustained racism and discrimination....

On Monday, July 27th, Senate Republicans rolled out a fourth COVID-19 stimulus package totaling at just under $1 trillion. The package is titled the HEALS (Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protections...

By Katie Comando Director of Government Affairs & Advocacy HRHCare Community Health Community Health Centers have long understood the inextricable link between social justice and the health of a nation, now finding themselves at the front lines of a pandemic that hinges on the undeniable vulnerability of a healthcare system that favors the wealthy, employed, and white. Pioneers of the community health center movement strove to address these inequities by providing access to high quality healthcare in areas with the greatest need, as did the Founding Mothers of Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) – Mary Woods, Willie Mae Jackson, Pearl Woods, and the Reverend Jeannette Phillips – who sought to bring health care access to their community by opening the doors of their health center in 1975 in Peekskill, New York.
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