Khadijah Muhammad, the director of HFP’s Early Head Start program, was recently chosen as a mentor as part of the Leadership and Management Training Institute at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
August 15, 2017 – The Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) is proud to announce it has received $1,136,700 in continuation funding by the National and Community Service (CNCS). This funding will support 90 AmeriCorps positions within the National Health Corps (NHC) program.
Philadelphia – The Health Federation of Philadelphia’s (HFP) training and consultation division recently developed a new tobacco cessation training program for early childhood educators on behalf of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s (PDPH)Tobacco Policy and Control program.
Philadelphia – Kristin Walker, HFP’s coordinator of the Perinatal HIV Prevention Project, presented at the Fourth Annual Public Health Day Symposium held by the College of Physicians of Philadelphia on April 3. Over 100 people and 20 presenters attended the symposium to learn about the variety of programs offered within the Philadelphia public health community.
Philadelphia – Ann Ricksecker, HFP’s Associate CEO, was honored at the Women’s Way 40th anniversary Powerful Voice Awards on May 11th. Ricksecker was recognized for her role as a groundbreaker within the organization, which was founded in 1977.
Philadelphia – Throughout the morning a crowd gathered around the Philadelphia ACE Project table during Philadelphia’s annual Block Captain Rally, which was held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on March 25, 2017. Members of the Philadelphia ACE project held raffles and giveaways to raise awareness about adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and collect feedback on a new community awareness campaign.
Philadelphia – Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) staff were recently involved in three initiatives related to combatting the opioid epidemic in the Philadelphia region.
Washington D.C. – Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) staff joined leaders and board members of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) from across the country in Washington D.C. last Thursday to advocate for continued federal support from members of Congress.
Philadelphia — A repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and changes to the Medicaid program would have a profoundly negative impact on the people, organizations and clients supported by the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP).