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BC sees progress in community partnerships

Boston College News, April 12, 2019
The Corcoran Center for Real Estate and Urban Action has been building partnerships in Boston's Mattapan neighborhood for more than a year. Rather than imposing a preconceived program, Corcoran Center Director Neil McCullagh is asking residents what Boston College can do to help. Read more »

How HHS Secretary reconciles proposed Medicaid cuts, stopping the spread Of HIV

Aspen Public Radio, April 8, 2019
In his State of the Union address this year, President Trump announced an initiative "to eliminate the HIV epidemic in the United States within 10 years." The man who pitched the president on this idea is Alex Azar, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Read more »

A health care leader from the grassroots (features EBNHC's President & CEO Manny Lopes)

Commonwealth Magazine, April 8, 2019
Community health centers often have a strong grassroots connection to the neighborhoods they serve. But no center may proclaim that more loudly through its leadership than the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center. Its president and CEO, Manny Lopes, is a native son of Eastie whose first job after high school was as an 18-year-old field researcher at the nonprofit health care center. Read more »

Clyburn and Sanders introduce bill to expand community health centers

The Charleston Chronicle, April 2, 2019
WASHINGTON – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced legislation last week to extend and expand funding for community health centers and the National Health Service Corps. If Congress doesn’t act by September 30th, community health centers will lose the federal funding they need to keep their doors open. Read more »