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Panel Discussion Regarding Food Deserts

  • May 24, 2017

“Basic Black: Strategies to Reduce Food Deserts Can an urban farm make a difference in a community labeled a food desert? Host Callie Crossley looks at strategies to reduce food deserts, particularly for those low-income neighborhoods. Panelists include Mallory Sin, community nutritionist at Whittier Street Health Center, Vivien Morris, founder of the Mattapan Food & […]

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An energetic reception awaits ex-Eversource CEO Tom May

  • April 14, 2017

Bold Types APRIL 05, 2017 Former Eversource Energy CEO Tom May doesn’t like to be the center of attention. But with big money on the line for one of his favorite charities, he’ll make an exception. May will be the guest of honor at the Whittier Street Health Center’s annual fund-raiser April 12, with a […]

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Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley to be Honored with the 2017 Black History Month Leadership Award During the WSHC Annual Meeting

  • February 14, 2017

  (Boston, MA) February 2017 – Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley to be honored with the 2017 Black History Leadership Award on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Whittier Street Health Center as part of its Black History Month celebration during its Annual Meeting. The award will recognize Councilor Pressley’s outstanding contributions to promoting diversity in […]

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WSHC Support Data Privacy Day by Signing On as a Champion

  • January 27, 2017

Whittier Street Health Center Joins the National Cyber Security Alliance in Global Effort to Support Data Privacy Day by Signing On as a Champion Hundreds of Organizations and Individuals Collaborate to Generate Awareness About the Importance of Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust   1/26/2017 —Today Whittier Street Health Center announced its commitment to […]

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Frederica Williams: Local Women of Influence awards – Boston Business Journal

  • November 22, 2016

Check out photos from the Boston Business Journal’s 2015 WomenUp: Local Women of Influence awards – Boston Business Journal   http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/news/2015/12/08/scenes-from-the-2015-womenup-local-women-of.html#g32    

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Dr. Sherar Andalcio interviewed on the Urban Update show on Sunday November 27th

  • November 21, 2016

Dr. Sherar Andalcio will be interviewed on the Urban Update show on Sunday November 27th (Thanksgiving Day weekend) Urban Update is a Sunday morning show that airs at 11:30am – right after “Meet The Press” on WHDH NBC – Channel 7. The show’s estimated audience of over 40,000 households is composed of viewers from Eastern Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, […]

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Frederica Williams is Boston’s Whittier Street Health Center hero – Boston Business Journal

  • November 21, 2016

President & CEO, Frederica Williams named Boston’s Whittier Street Health Center Hero by the Boston Business Journal. Ms. Williams was presented with the Women of Influence Award at a breakfast event hosted by the Boston Business Journal in December 2015.   http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/print-edition/2015/10/09/womenup-frederica-williams-whittier-street-s.html

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Faces of Power: Boston Business Journal’s 2016 Power 50: The Game Changers

  • November 18, 2016

Car czar Ernie Boch Jr., for instance — known for years for his nonprofit Music Drives Us — is now a patron saint of the arts with the renaming of the Citi Performing Arts Center to the Boch Center. He was also one of the first vocal supporters of President-elect Donald J. Trump. And then […]

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Women for Whittier Holiday Tea Event

  • November 11, 2016

Please join us as we honor Maura Healey, Attorney General, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, for her steadfast commitment and leadership of civil rights and for the public interest. There will also be a discussion on Mindfulness Eating and Mindfulness Living as we prepare for the busy holiday season! To RSVP or to discuss sponsorship information, please […]

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Whittier Street Health Center named top 100 women-led for the third year: 2014, 2015 and 2016

  • November 11, 2016

The Globe Magazine and the Commonwealth Institute partner to name the most noteworthy companies and nonprofits helmed by women.   Excerpt from the Boston Globe Magazine:We looked at revenue or operating budget and other variables, including number of full-time employees in the state, workplace and management diversity, and innovative projects. We then ranked organizations according […]

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