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Side profile of Mark Council speaking into a microphone to a crowd outside
04.22.24

Client storytelling is a staple of the nonprofit business model, ever present in advocacy, clinic tours, fundraising—and news articles like the one you are reading right now.

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The Trans Health Equity Act bill signing; Governor Moore is joined by advocates, including members of the Trans Rights Advocacy Coalition
04.22.24

The Trans Rights Advocacy Coalition (TRAC) has been the driving force in championing trans rights policy changes in Maryland. Due to stigma and structural discrimination, transgender people—particularly transgender people of color—experience high rates of homelessness. Following the implementation of the Trans Health Equity Act in January, we talked with TRAC leadership about their work and community. 

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Black woman smiling as she presents a powerpoint about health determinants
04.19.24

Since starting in January 2022, REI Health Specialist Arie Hayre-Somuah, LMSW, MPH has worked with our clinical teams to identify health disparities and move us closer to health equity. This year, she is turning her focus to the topic of health literacy.

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Picture of Hanna Mast, a white woman wearing glasses and an orange sweater
04.02.24

We are delighted to announce the promotion of Hanna Mast from Senior Communications Manager to Director of Communications. Get to know more about her work in the Q&A below!

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Celebrate Arab American Heritage Month in white over an orange background with Arab American figures in grey at the bottom.
04.01.24

April is National Arab American Heritage Month, which is a time to celebrate and honor the diverse cultures, histories, and contributions of Arab Americans. Let's explore some ways to celebrate!

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Celebrate International Transgender Day of Visibility in color blocked letters over a the transgender flag
03.28.24

Transgender Day of Visibility is dedicated to celebrating and raising awareness about the transgender community worldwide. The day aims to promote greater understanding, acceptance, support, and inclusivity for transgender people.

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03.04.24

Through the end of 2024, we’re offering hiring bonuses for full-time and part-time social work positions in our clinics.

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Various figures and scenes of women's history featuring women's history month
02.28.24

March welcomes Women’s History Month. We come together to honor all those who experience life through the lens, body, spirit, and identity of a woman. Explore a few ways you can celebrate Women’s History Month— past, present, future, and fluid—in 2024.

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Light-skinned Black woman smiles at the camera wearing a blazer and hoop earrings
02.20.24

We are delighted to announce the promotion of Wynona China from Director of Health Informatics to Senior Director of Health Informatics. In the last five years with us, Wynona transformed our approach to data, oversaw the transition to a new electronic health record system (athenaOne) and is now diving into medical records management. Keep up with her if you can!

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02.20.24

Earlier this year, the Health Resources and Services Administration and the Bureau of Primary Health Care rolled out 2023 Community Health Quality Recognition Badges. Health Care for the Homeless received four badges, the most of any federally qualified health center in Baltimore!

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