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Dr. Deborah Frank’s Speech Featured During SNAP Gap Lobby Day

On February 11th, a video of a speech by Dr. Deborah Frank, Founder of Children’s HealthWatch, was featured at the Massachusetts State House during the SNAP Gap Lobby Day. 

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February 5th, 2020 – Dr. Megan Sandel Testifies Before The House Of Representative’s Committee On Oversight And Reform

On February 5th, the House of Representative’s Committee on Oversight and Reform, Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a hearing on “A Threat to America’s Children: The Trump Administration’s Proposal to Gut Fair Housing Accountability.” Dr. Megan Sandel, Co-Lead Principal Investigator of Children’s HealthWatch, testified to discuss how current efforts by the Department […]

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Housing Instability Among Families With Young Children With Special Health Care Needs

 Video Abstract BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Children with special health care needs (SHCNs) have significant medical and educational expenses affecting household finances. Housing instability can be detrimental to family well-being. Our objective was to evaluate housing instability in households of children with and without SHCNs. METHODS: Cross-sectional surveys (2013–2017) in English and Spanish of caregivers with children […]

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How Deputy Director of Innovative Partnerships, Rich Sheward, uses his MPP tools every day

In the video below, Heller School alum Rich Sheward explains how he uses his MPP tools every day at Children’s HealthWatch at Boston Medical Center.

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Youth from PressPass TV produced a video highlighting Children’s HealthWatch research

“Feed Our Future” Children know that good nutrition is important for ensuring that they grow up healthy. Youth from PressPass TV produced a video highlighting Children’s HealthWatch research as they discuss why they support access to healthy foods for all kids.

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A HUG FROM PAUL RYAN follows Tianna Gaines-Turner, a witness to hunger in Philadelphia, after her testimony at the 2014 House Budget Committee’s “War on Poverty” hearing

Tianna Gaines-Turner, a witness to hunger in Philadelphia, was the first person actually living in poverty to testify at Paul Ryan’s War on Poverty hearing. MSNBC’s The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell features her testimony.

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Boston Medical Center recognizes the 30 years of tireless effort of Dr. Frank

Boston Medical Center recognizes the 30 years of tireless effort of Dr. Frank and her service to her patients in “2014 Food for Thought – Tribute to Dr. Deborah A. Frank”

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Tiana Gaines-Turner was later featured on MSNBC by Melissa Harris-Perry

Tiana Gaines-Turner was later featured on MSNBC by Melissa Harris-Perry. Tiana was joined by Congresswoman Barbara Lee and was featured in an MSNBC Original.

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Dr. Frank featured in Making America Stronger: U.S. Food Stamp Program

Dr. Frank featured in Making America Stronger: U.S. Food Stamp Program (at 9:10). The film commemorates the 30th anniversary of the of the reforms achieved by the Food Stamp Act of 1977 and describes how essential the program is and its potential to continue to achieve more.