Meet Two University of Pennsylvania President’s Engagement Prize Winners: José Maciel and Antonio Renteria
Tuesday, 21 January 2020
An Interview with the Co-Founders of Cultivando JuntosIn 2019, José Maciel and Antonio Renteria were awarded a University of Pennsylvania (Penn) President’s Engagement Prize for Cultivando Juntos, a community-based program to improve the health habits of the Latino mushroom workers in Kennett Square,...
Independence Blue Cross Foundation announces more than $3.2M in grants supporting community health centers, addressing the opioid epidemic, and community innovation
Wednesday, 18 December 2019
Philadelphia, PA — December 16, 2019 — The Independence Blue Cross Foundation (Foundation) today announced more than $3.2 million in grants through the following Foundation programs: Blue Safety Net, Supporting Treatment and Overdose Prevention (STOP), Community Innovation, and Nurses for Tomorrow. Grants awarded will provide operational support to build health center capacity, assist individuals struggling with opioid use disorder,...
Thursday, 21 November 2019
Thursday, 21 November 2019
Friday, 08 November 2019
Monday, 04 November 2019
Independence Blue Cross Foundation President Lorina Marshall-Blake gave the keynote address for the Temple University Women of Color Summit on Friday, October 25. The summit’s theme was “Ten Years of Temple University Women of Color Empowering Women: Having Our Say!” The goal of Temple University Women of Color is to engage, enrich, and broaden an understanding and awareness of diversity through shared experiences as women,...
Wednesday, 25 September 2019
Foundation’s Someone You Know public health awareness campaign highlights the stigma of addictionPhiladelphia, PA — September 25, 2019 — In recognition of National Recovery Month, the Independence Blue Cross Foundation will join Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf in the State Capitol Rotunda to discuss the opioid crisis and to showcase Someone You Know, an Independence Blue Cross Foundation public health awareness campaign to reduce the stigma of opioid addiction....
Thursday, 05 September 2019
Monday, 12 August 2019
Tuesday, 06 August 2019
Grants will help support local nurses, address regional health challenges, and assist those fighting opioid use disorder Philadelphia, PA — August 6, 2019 — The Independence Blue Cross Foundation (Foundation) announced nearly $1.6 million in funding to support three programs: Nurses for Tomorrow, Supporting Treatment and Opioid Prevention (STOP) Initiative, and Community Innovation. Nurses for Tomorrow Twenty nursing schools will receive nearly $1.2 million in scholarship funding for undergraduate,...