The Martin Luther King III Institute for Social Justice and Human Rights and the CDC-funded Urban Networks to Increase Thriving Youth (UNITY) honor April 4th as a date of remembrance by announcing a joint two-year initiative to reduce violence affecting youth across the country.
April 4th Revisited: Saving Lives Building Dreams! is the country's first national Town Hall Meeting on preventing violence affecting youth using a public health approach and advancing the vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The Senate Appropriations 2012 Budget zeroed out $19.7 million in funding for the CDC's Youth Violence Prevention activities, causing surprise and worry amongst advocates across the country. Prevention Institute, one of the nation's leaders in the development and implementation of innovative youth violence initiatives, is calling for the Senate to reinstate the funding immediately, saying the funding cuts are simply unacceptable.
Join U.S. HHS Assistant Secretary Dr. Howard Koh, regional director Herbert Schultz and Prevention Institute, this Thursday at noon PST, to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act.
PI's Juliet Sims asserts the "new" front of package labeling system from the Grocery Manufacturer's Association don't give any new tools to parents, they just add to the confusion and continue to mislead.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a three year award for PI's Urban Networks to Increase Thriving Youth (UNITY), representing one of the most significant national investments in cities to prevent violence.Urban Networks to Increase Thriving Youth's successful approach is poised to reach more cities across the country.
PI, a leading proponent of healthcare reforms that focus on keeping Americans healthy, points to a new poll showing voters across the political spectrum support placing a greater emphasis on prevention as a testament that the public desperately wants to see a change in the way our country approaches healthcare.
With the health care reform debate taking center stage in Washington, D.C., and around the country, PI’s Board of Directors announced their formal endorsement and support for a public plan option. This is the first time the leading prevention group has taken an official position on a medical services issue.