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A newly released study from the George Washington University Medical Center confirms what Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma and the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Clinic have known.  Doctors, lawyers and social workers can team up help vulnerable Tulsans.  This unusual collaboration targets the social problems that threaten the health and social well-being of vulnerable children. While OU physicians focus on curing the medical ills of their young patients, Legal Aid attorney Adrienne Watt and the clinic’s two pediatric social workers take aim at the social problems that threaten the health and social well-being of these ...
The network is sometimes referred to as the "Eye Network" in reference to the shape of the company's logo. It has also been called the "Tiffany Network", which alludes to the perceived high quality of CBS programming during the tenure of its founder William S. Paley (1901–90). It can also refer to some of CBS's first demonstrations of color television , which were held in a former Tiffany & Co. building in New York City in 1950, thus earning it the name "Color broadcasting system" back when such a feat was innovative. The network has its origins in United Independent Broadcasters Inc., a ...
Medical Legal Partnership for Children (MLPC): Lumpkin Summer ...
The mission of The Medical-Legal Partnership for Children (MLPC) is to draw on the strengths of two powerful professions in order to reduce health disparities for vulnerable populations by addressing the social determinants of health. Founded in 1993, MLPC is an innovative legal-medical clinic located within the Department of Pediatrics at the Boston University School of Medicine’s teaching hospital, Boston Medical Center (BMC). Often cited as the first on-site legal-medical collaboration of its kind, MLPC provides legal services to low-income families, helping them navigate complex bureaucracies of service agencies, obtain ... market research, surveys and trends
Engaging the Legal Profession to Aid Disadvantaged Children - RWJF
Attorney, Community Advocacy Program, a collaboration between the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland and MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland The problem : Vulnerable populations, including disadvantaged children, face barriers to health that lay outside the health care system yet directly impact health, such as problems with housing, education, public benefits, adequate food, domestic violence and a whole host of legal issues. While there are many government programs to aid low-income children and their families, access to these benefits and services are sometimes impeded by bureaucracy and some parents' lack of knowledge of ... market research, surveys and trends


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The Kresge Foundation’s grantmaking continues to seek a balance between responding to the immediate hardships arising from the economic downturn and the longer-term challenges of addressing enduring social, environmental, and economic problems. At its second-quarter board meeting in June, Trustees awarded 73 grants totaling $26 million for nonprofit organizations in 23 states, the District of Columbia, and Ireland. “ We want to help move the needle and alleviate some small measure of human suffering now by supporting organizations that are working on the frontlines to assist those most affected by the downturn ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
The 2007 NOVA Awards
Hospitals invest in community activities for a variety of reasons, but the most rewarding programs are the ones that lead to transformational change in their neighborhoods and in the lives of individuals whose health status and prospects for the future are improved. The winners of the 2007 NOVA Awards, sponsored by the American Hospital Association and Hospitals & Health Networks , address different challenges in different ways. However, they have in common a commitment that works in partnership with other organizations to make fundamental changes that will herald new and better opportunities for the people touched by the programs. industry trends, business articles and survey research
FDA official leads charge against dangerous unapproved prescription drugs
2010 Service to America Medal finalist; FDA Commissioner's Special Citation nine times; letters of commendation or appreciation from the FDA Commissioner, the U.S. Surgeon General, and the U.S. Attorney General Hobbies: Reading, walking, tennis, photography Comments that include profanity or personal attacks or other inappropriate comments or material will be removed from the site. Additionally, entries that are unsigned or contain "signatures" by someone other than the actual author will be removed. Finally, we will take steps to block users who violate any of our posting standards, terms of use or privacy ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Local Prescription Drugs Awareness Coalition Aims to Become National Organization
April Rovero, mother of Joey Rovero, a California High School graduate who passed away in December, speaks on behalf of a bill that provide funding for a database doctors could use to check a patient’s medication history. Courtesy Melanie Hansen The death of California High School graduate Joey Rovero from prescription drug abuse last December was a hard pill to swallow for family, friends and the community. Before consuming some oxycodone painkiller and Xanex anti-anxiety medications with alcohol at a party on Dec. 17, the 21-year-old Arizona State University senior was at his prime, "a very popular kid who had ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Bringing Children in from the
The Medical-Legal Partnership for Children (MLPC) promotes health and well-being by combining the strengths of law and medicine to ensure that families' ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
LSC: LSC Updates: May 24, 2010
"In a civil justice system where you're five times more likely to prevail with representation than without it, access to justice requires access to quality legal services," said Assistant U.S. Attorney General Tony West in his commencement address at the University of California Hastings College of the Law on May 16. West's address was in large part a call to service for the graduates, who were reminded that a legal education "brings with it great responsibility: to reach out beyond the boundaries of our own comfort and security and to lead in ways both big and small." "Because when budgets ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
LSC: LSC Updates: January 25, 2010
More than 150 people participated in the Legal Services Corporation's sold-out 10th Annual Technology Initiative Grants (TIG) Conference in Austin, Texas, from January 13-15. The yearly event serves as the official launch of new projects funded by LSC's TIG program and highlights innovations and issues relating to technology in the legal aid community. Prior to the conference, the National Center for State Courts and the Self-Represented Litigation Network, in cooperation with LSC, co-sponsored the first-ever National Training on Public Libraries and Access to Justice . The two-day conference brought librarians, court ...
Google Answers: Resources for a child who wants to be a doctor
I am looking for resources such as magazines, clubs or web sites that would be appropriate to help nurture the career ambitions of an 11 year old who wants to be a doctor when he grows up. I am aware of different organizations such as 4H or the Boy Scouts who offer a merit badge on the topic, but what I am really hoping to find are resources that are very focused on the dream of becoming a doctor and that are age appropriate for a middle school student. Request for Question Clarification by answerguru-ga on 09 May 2002 09:03 PDT Hi, A preliminary search allowed me to realize that most of the organizations such as the ones ...
Google Answers: family limited partnership and tax consequences in ...
I am a Us citizen and plan to create a family limited partnership. I will be the general partner. My three children will be limited partners. My children have dual citizenship ( US and dutch)and are residing in the Netherlands. They are minors ( less than 18) If I distribute 11.000 dollars to each child, is this gift subject to taxation in the Netherlands. If so , by how much? Good afternoon mike99517 and thank you for your question. Though a difficult one, I do believe I have an answer for you. According to Dutch tax laws, individuals residing in the Netherlands can be liable for the following taxes: income, salaries ...