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Project Wellness Helps Julian Get Prenatal Care and Set Goals
Julian, 18 years old, was 8 weeks pregnant when she enrolled in Project Wellness. Julian did not have medical insurance or a medical provider when enrolled in the program. Urban League staff was...
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Urban League Coaches Anisia through Birth and Life
Anisia B., 24 years old, participated in Project Wellness beginning in November 2015.  According to Anisia, “When I first heard of the Urban League, I did not know what to expect.  I...
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Project Wellness Supports Pregnant Teens
Project Wellness Supports Pregnant Teens
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#DoingIt - Testing for HIV
Did you know that 1 in 8 people with HIV don’t know they have it? That’s why CDC recommends that everyone between the ages...
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World AIDS Day
What is World AIDS Day? World AIDS Day is held on the 1st December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living...
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Take Charge of Your Health Today. Be Informed. Be Involved….Get Covered America!
This month, the “Take Charge of Your Health Today” page focuses on health insurance and the importance of enrollment. Vianca Masucci, health advocate at the Urban League of Greater...
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Love's Healthy Start Festival in Hadley Park
In August 2015, Tyson Foods and the Urban League of Middle Tennessee served as the presenting sponsor of the Love's Healthy Start Festival in Hadley Park, where they reflected on the their two-...
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SunSentinel: Jones Only 'Needed Helping Hand' from Officer
Corey Jones Police Shooting: Slain Man's Family Lawyer Says Jones Only 'Needed Helping Hand' from Officer There may be relevant video footage in the Corey Jones police shooting that...
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Opinion: A Meditation on White Privilege
AVONDALE — The makeshift memorial, understandably, took form overnight Thursday and into Friday morning in the 700 block of Ridgeway Avenue.
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Nashville Mobile Market Brings Fresh Food to Communities
Research conducted by the USDA shows that one out of every five people in Nashville doesn't have access to affordable fresh food.
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