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31 12, 2020

Study adapting HIV/AIDS behavioral interventions to mitigate COVID-19

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University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign social work professor Liliane Windsor is a co-principal investigator on a study exploring the use of HIV/AIDS interventions in mitigating the spread of COVID-19 among marginalized and hard-to-reach populations in Newark, New Jersey. The research is funded by a $1.6 million grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health […]

29 01, 2021

Webinar: COVID-19 and the Legacy of Racism: Vaccine Hesitancy and Treatment Bias

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Registration Link: https://nihcm.org/publications/covid-19-and-the-legacy-of-racism-vaccine-hesitancy-and-treatment-bias

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021
3:00 – 4:00 PM ET

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28 01, 2021

NJ COVID-19 Updates 01/22/2021

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28 01, 2021

NJ COVID-19 Updates 01/15/2021

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28 01, 2021

NJ COVID Updates 01/08/2021

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28 01, 2021

NJ COVID-19 Updates 12/30/2020

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7 04, 2020

2 ministers ask the state to help: In the midst of a pandemic, these people have no food, shelter or health care

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Reverends Steffie Bartley and Bolivar Flores seek the State of New Jersey’s help to shelter individuals who are released from county correctional center and state prisons. After release these vulnerable individuals are facing homelessness along with no access to food and healthcare.
15 05, 2019

Learn about New Jerey’s foundation of democratic exclusion and how racism has been imported into its electorate.

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19 02, 2019

Hope One Newark provides drug treatment programs to local Newark neighborhoods

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The Hope One Newark mobile truck, a former scuba rescue truck, was created by cops in Newark, NJ to fight against drug addiction. Hope One Newark was created to connect struggling drug addicts to drug treatment programs and other services needed.

The name Hope One Newark is written on the truck in purple letters next to […]

19 02, 2019

TheatreWorkers Project

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TheatreWorkers Project is “dedicated to providing opportunities for working people, the unemployed and youth to tell their stories through theatre by creating and presenting performance pieces about historical and current social and political issues,  and transforming the classics, making them accessible to all ages.” TheatreWorkers Project is a non-profit collaborative venture, fiscally sponsored by Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA.

Its […]