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Bronx Health REACH on BronxTalk!

BronxTalk, a call-in talk show focused on issues affecting Bronx residents, featured Bronx Health REACH and New York Lawyers for the Public Interest on its program on Monday, March 26th at 9 pm. The 30 minute program featured Charmaine Ruddock, Bronx Health REACH Project Director, and Shena Elrington, Director, Health Justice Program at New York …read more

Senator Rivera and Bronx Health REACH Recognize Local Effort to Provide Healthy Food Options to Bronx Residents

Bronx, NY (December 21, 2011) —On Wednesday, December 21, Bronx Health REACH and New York State Senator Gustavo Rivera’s Bronx CAN Health Initiative, hosted an event to recognize the impact that the West Tremont Deli Grocery Corp at 19 W. Tremont, in partnership with the Citizen Schools apprenticeship program at MS 331, has had on …read more

(Español) ¿Podemos ser puertorriqueños y comer saludable?

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A Community Mobilizes to End Medical Apartheid

Progress in Community Health Partnerships, a national, peer-reviewed journal whose mission is to identify and publicize model programs that use community partnerships to improve public health, has published an article by the Bronx Health REACH coalition in its most recent issue. The article, “A Community Mobilizes to End Medical Apartheid”, describes the events that led …read more

Medicaid Redesign Team Votes Yes To End Segregated Care

New York, NY (November 7, 2011) – The Institute for Family Health and Bronx Health REACH applaud Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT) for voting “yes” on a comprehensive slate of proposals designed to reduce health disparities and improve access to care for people of color, immigrants, people with disabilities and LGBQT populations, among …read more

New York REACH US Health Disparities Summit

Last week, Bronx Health REACH co-hosted its second annual New York REACH US Health Disparities Summit in downtown Manhattan. The two-day event was co-hosted by Bronx Health REACH and its sister REACH NY grantees: B Free CEED; the Brooklyn Perinatal Network; and the Communities Impact Diabetes Center. As REACH grantees, these four organizations invited their legacy …read more

Where’s My PE?

With the beginning of a new school year, Bronx Health REACH looks forward to continuing its work under the New York State Department of Health funded HEA+LTHY Schools NY program. Bronx Health REACH will continue working with eight participating schools in Districts 7 and 9 and will add four additional schools to the program. Due …read more

Growing Gardens Growing Kids

Pando Projects is a nonprofit aimed at empowering people to develop grassroots solutions to address problems in their communities. For the past year, Bronx Health REACH’s Community HealthCorps member Ying Guo has been working with Head Start and the MidBronx Early Learning Program to start community gardens in pre-K classes through Pando Projects. Watch a video …read more

Bronx Health REACH has a new website!

Bronx Health REACH is pleased to announce the launch of its new, bilingual website at 

Health Equality Bill introduced in NYS Legislature

Bill to end segregated specialty care in teaching hospitals has been introduced in the New York State Legislature by Senator Gustavo Rivera and Assemblyman Nelson Castro.

Congratulations to the recipients of the Excellence in School Wellness awards!

Four schools in Bronx Health REACH’s HEA+LTHY Schools NY program have received Excellence in School Wellness awards from the Strategic Alliance for Health.