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A Message from Our Executive Director

A Message from Our Executive Director

The following is excerpted from FPHNYC’s 2021 Impact Report. Dear Friends, Progress is rarely a straight path forward, especially during a global pandemic. The roll-out in a record time of highly effective vaccines to protect against the worst effects of COVID-19 is progress worthy of celebration. However, as we continue the fight against COVID-19, the…

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$1.6 Million Grant Will Increase Access to Early Intervention for Children with Developmental Delays and Disabilities

$1.6 Million Grant Will Increase Access to Early Intervention for Children with Developmental Delays and Disabilities

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, in partnership with the Fund for Public Health in NYC, receives support from Robin Hood for enhancement to Early Intervention Program for babies and toddlers October 21, 2021 —The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is undertaking a project to help increase the…

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New York City Health Justice Network: Bringing a public health and racial equity approach to community re-entry

New York City Health Justice Network: Bringing a public health and racial equity approach to community re-entry

[UPDATE: in 2022 the Manhattan District Attorney recently awarded HJN additional funding to continue providing much-needed healthcare and reentry support services. The following text was originally published October 2021] The U.S. incarcerates more individuals than anywhere in the world, with its prison population tripling to 2.3 million since the 1970s and disproportionally impacting people of…

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The Reopening of NYC Schools and Public Health

The Reopening of NYC Schools and Public Health

Recap of September 20, 2021, Public Conversation with NYC Schools Chancellor Meisha Ross Porter and NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Dave A. Chokshi Exactly one week after nearly 900,000 students returned to NYC public schools, Schools Chancellor Meisha Ross Porter and NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Dave A. Chokshi joined the Fund for Public Health in NYC…

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Progress and Challenges in Vaccinating NYC

Progress and Challenges in Vaccinating NYC

Recap of April 30, 2021 Town Hall with Dr. Dave A. Chokshi and Dr. Torian Easterling On April 30, we hosted a Town Hall with New York City’s Commissioner of Health Dr. Dave A Chokshi and First Deputy Commissioner and Chief Equity Officer, Dr. Torian Easterling. Watch the recording of the Town Hall below, or…

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