We know this is a really busy time of year for students, especially medical students who are taking exams and trying to wrap up their virtual semester, and so we’re thrilled they’re here — kind of heroes helping heroes,” Glasgow said. Read the article here.
Child care providers across South Hampton Roads received donations of critical cleaning supplies and paper products, thanks to the efforts of Virginia Quality Eastern region and many community organizations including EVMS medical students.
Minus 9 to 5 hosted a Work Group Summit with nearly 100 attendess on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Networking, sharing about action priorities across all the work groups and a deep dive into data and equity provided lots of opportunities for discussion and input. Click here to read more.
Home visiting is a proven method for strengthening families and helping children grow up healthy, thriving and ready to learn. There are a variety of home visiting providers throughout our region providing professional support to families from conception, and through the early years of a child’s life. Check out this video to hear from families who have benefited from valuable, home visiting relationships here in Hampton Roads.
At his recent visit to EVMS, Dr. Norm Oliver, Director of Public Health mentioned Minus 9 to 5 as an example of effective ways to address complex social issues. Dr. Oliver has been an advocate of the community-based work that Minus 9 to 5 has been engaged in, often refering to it as a good model for working collaboratively and breaking down the silos between different sectors. Read the article featured on EVMS’ Pulse here.