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September 5, 2017

Special issue of Academic Pediatrics provides comprehensive research and policy agenda for addressing epidemic of adverse childhood experiences and promoting well-being

August 25, 2017

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.

Posted in: News Briefs
August 15, 2017

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.

August 3, 2017

Nashville, TN – The Health Federation of Philadelphia was awarded the Pinnacle Award from i2i Population Health at the i2i Annual User Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

Posted in: Announcements
July 18, 2017

Philadelphia, PA – On July 13, Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and co-sponsor Danny K. Davis (D-IL) introduced House Resolution 443 (H.Res. 443), a bi-partisan effort in the House of Representatives “recognizing the importance and effectiveness of trauma-informed care.”

Posted in: Press Releases
July 3, 2017

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.

June 20, 2017

The Reflective ECE Educator
Date: June 29, 2017, 9:00am-2:00pm
Location: Health Federation of Philadelphia | 1211 Chestnut Street, 8th Floor, Philadelphia

Act 48 credits are also available.

May 23, 2017

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.

May 18, 2017

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.

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May 11, 2017

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.