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12.13.18

When you grow up poor in Baltimore, the odds aren’t in your favor. Your life expectancy lags 20 years behind people from wealthy neighborhoods. You’re more likely to get diabetes and heart disease. You’re also more likely to experience trauma and suffer from behavioral health issues.

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12.10.18

Looking out at a room of 13 freshmen from the Mercy High Women in Medicine Program, Chief Quality Officer Tonii Geden said, "Diversity in health care is important—it makes a huge difference in how we move forward." We see 10,000 people a year, all from different walks of life, making a staff full of diverse identities, backgrounds and experiences critical. 

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11.06.18

A crowd of 400+ runners and volunteers ran, walked, shimmied and skipped around Lake Montebello for the fifth annual Rock Your Socks 5K on Saturday, November 3.

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11.02.18

When it comes to taking steps to end homelessness, Justice League team member Carolyn Henrich walks the walk—literally.

For years, Carolyn participated in walks to raise money for breast cancer, brain tumor research and more. After learning about the Rock Your Socks 5K this year, she hit the ground running as a 5K ambassador, fundraiser and participant.

Why?  

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10.24.18

Smile! You are helping change the course of people’s lives through dental care.

Chris Mehl, client and advocate, testified to the Maryland General Assembly this year about the quality dental care he receives thanks to you. Here is what he said to our elected officials in Annapolis:

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10.24.18

Jackie is one of the regulars at the Wednesday diabetes classes that nurse Shailah Bevans teaches with therapist Ebony Hicks in our West Baltimore clinic. At 49, Jackie has an open and kind face—one that doesn’t readily reveal the trauma she experienced as a young woman or the hard work of singlehandedly raising nine kids.

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10.24.18

Client and advocate Bill Price talks voter registration

Q: Why did you get into advocacy?

I never believed that I’d be homeless. I felt like other people, that it was their fault they were homeless. But then my family couldn’t pay the water bill and taxes on our house so we lost it. I had to pick up what I could and find shelter.

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Silas is one of 11 residents ready for a second year at Sojourner Place.
10.24.18

In her first few weeks as a Therapist Case Manager at Health Care for the Homeless, Lakeesha Griffin helped 12 people sign leases and move into Sojourner Place, a supportive housing partnership with Episcopal Housing Corporation.

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10.23.18

The long search for our Director of Advocacy is finally over—and we are thrilled to welcome Joanna Diamond, Esq.!

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10.16.18

“My husband calls me the ‘poop nurse,’” says Tracy Russell with a chuckle. And for good reason. Tracy and fellow Population Health Nurse Catherine Fowler have been on a mission to increase colorectal cancer screenings and treatment among our clients.

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