The Institute Goes to Albany for Health Center Advocacy Day 2019
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The Institute Goes to Albany for Health Center Advocacy Day 2019

March 28, 2019

On Monday, March 4th, Institute for Family Health staff traveled to Albany to meet with elected officials for Health Center Advocacy Day 2019. Community health advocates, health center board members, and patients from across...

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Health Care for the Homeless Program Helps Over 1,000 Patients in 2018

February 28, 2019

The Institute’s Healthcare for the Homeless program makes health care services easily accessible to people experiencing homelessness at six locations in Manhattan. Through a partnership with Care for the Homeless, we provide medical care,...

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The Institute Files Comments on Proposed “Public Charge” Rule

The Institute Files Comments on Proposed “Public Charge” Rule

December 10, 2018

On December 10, 2018, the Institute for Family Health submitted comments on proposed changes to the so-called Public Charge rule. The proposed changes, published by the federal government in October, would change how immigration...

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Bronx Health REACH Rallies for Bronx to be #Not62

October 30, 2018

At a rally on Monday, the Institute-led Bronx Health REACH program, REACH Coalition members, elected officials and community residents gathered to demand health improvements in the Bronx, the New York State county with the...

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Dr. Neil Calman Inducted into National Academy of Medicine

October 30, 2018

In a ceremony in Washington, D.C., this month, Institute co-founder, president & CEO Dr. Neil Calman was officially inducted into the prestigious National Academy of Medicine. With more than four decades of experience as...

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The Institute Joins National “All of Us” Research Recruitment Effort

September 28, 2018

This month, the Institute received support from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration to join in a country-wide effort to enroll 1 million diverse U.S. residents in a pioneering national research program, All of Us....

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Celebrating Health Centers and Democracy at National Health Center Week 2018

August 31, 2018

This month, the Institute for Family Health participated in National Health Center Week (August 12th- 18th). An initiative of the National Association of Community Health Centers and the Health Center Advocacy Network, National Health...

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The Nation’s First Ever Maternal Health Awareness Week Kicks Off with a ‘March for Moms’

May 11, 2018

On Sunday, May 6, health providers, advocates, and families gathered on the National Mall in Washington D.C. to kick off a three-day event, March for Moms. This was the second annual rally to raise...

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Institute Hosts Press Conference for Manhattan District Attorney to Announce “Redefining Reentry” Initiative

April 9, 2018

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced the investment of $7.2 million to expand healthcare, education, housing, and employment opportunities for New Yorkers reentering their communities from jail or prison. The Manhattan...

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The Health Center Funding Cliff Has Been Restored!

February 9, 2018

We did it! Thanks, in part, to the advocacy and solidarity shown among health center staff and supporters, Congress has voted to reauthorize several federal programs that are critical to the important work of...

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