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NEWS: Harvard Financial Aid

Ever think about attending Harvard, but getting into debt was the biggest deterrent? Families with incomes below $60,000 are not expected to contribute to college costs. Harvard’s financial aid is based on demonstrated need, check the link below or call (617) 495-1581 for more information.


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NEWS: HIP Affordable Housing

Check out this month’s list of affordable housing in San Mateo County provided by HIP Housing, a San Mateo Non-Profit. Below are partial lists for renters and seekers for June 2012.

For more properties around San Mateo County, you can check out it is a free housing locator service for San Mateo County provided by the San Mateo County Housing Authority and the Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County, with contributions from local agencies and businesses. You can check out the website or call 1-877-428-8844 Monday through Friday, from 6am to 5pm.

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PARTNER EVENTS: Cultural Humility In The Era of Cultural Competence 06-28-2012

If you missed last year’s presentation by Melanie Marie Tervalon, MD, MPH,  on Cultural Humility you can register for a repeat presentation presented by the Office of Diversity and Equity. This is a free training opportunity to improve providers’ cultural competence and understanding of health care disparities. As a bonus, you can receive 3.25 hours of CME/ CEU credit for attending.

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NEWS: PRC Community Outreach Newsletter, May 2012

Featured in this month’s Prevention Research Community (PRC) newsletter includes: alcohol prevention programs in the workplace leads to increased productivity, beer taxes are poised to increase, and media advocacy to discourage underage drinking. Click below to see the May edition of the PRC newsletter.

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PARTNER EVENTS: Upcoming Events

Haven’t planned out your week yet? Looking to support a cause? Here are some Partner Events in the upcoming weeks.

Next week will be the Vietnamese Youth Development Center’s (VYDC) Benefit Dinner. On Thursday May, 10th from 6-9PM join the Vietnamese Youth in celebrating 35 years providing a safe place for the undeserved youths in the Tenderloin neighborhood and San Francisco to play and grow. Help support their mission in empowering youths and transforming lives.

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The Youth Leadership Institute (YLI) and  San Mateo County Friday Night Live Network (SMC FNL) will be hosting their annual Communities in Action Recognition event. For the past 15 years, youth leaders in San Mateo County have been recognized for their positive impact within their communities; opening the doors of opportunity, providing training, and building relationships. The event starts Friday May 18th from 5PM to 8PM, please RSVP.

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Join U.T.O.P.I.A. for their annual SF Pride BBQ Picnic. On Saturday, June 16th at 11AM join U.T.O.P.I.A. in making new friends, playing games, and eating good food.

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COMMUNITY: Behind the Smiles 04-26-2012

Behind the Smiles is a forum by the Filipino Mental Health Initiative, in collaboration with the Autism Hearts Foundation to raise awareness of health issues in the Filipino community. Health issues from mental illness to substance abuse are often hidden and ignored in the Filipino community. The goal of Behind the Smiles will be to educate and provide resources for those within the community, by overcoming the stigma of looking for help.

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