(BPRW) Susan G. Komen Announces $27 Million Health Equity Initiative to Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths in African-American Community

10-City Initiative Complements Komen’s Decades-Long Service to Medically Underserved (Black PR Wire) WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Susan G. Komen breast cancer organization gathered philanthropic, civic, medical and business leaders in Washington today to formally launch a $27 million,10-city initiative to reduce breast cancer death rates among African-American women. “African-American women are almost 40 percent more likely to…

CONGRESSWOMAN SHEILA JACKSON LEE ALONG WITH MT. ARARAT BAPTIST CHURCH IS HAVING A HEALTH FAIR!

“Health Care is one of the most pressing issues facing this country and the world today. Both your health and wellness are very important so take care of it,” stated Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee WHAT: Wellness & Health Fair where some of the services to be provided are Cardiovascular, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Onsite M.D. Consult…

The T.R.U.T.H Project Presents “Rise Above” An Artistic Journey about Surviving Abuse

The T.R.U.T.H Project (Telling Real Unapologetic Truths through Healing) presents “Rise Above: A Story of Hope,” an artistic performance about surviving abuse with two free shows Saturday, September 10, 2016, 3:30p.m. and 7:30p.m at MATCH 3400 Main St. Houston, TX 77006. This makes the 15th presentation of T.R.U.T.H. Project’s quarterly installments that use social art…

HCDE Head Start statement on new Head Start Program Performance Standards

The U.S. Health and Human Services Children and Families Administration has announced the release of new federal Head Start Performance Standards. The standards are the foundation on which programs design and deliver comprehensive, high quality individualized services to support the school readiness of children.   “The new Head Start Performance Standards are a positive step…