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Community Engagement

     

UTHSC Youth Advocacy Coalition (YAC) employees picking up food from food distribution sites to deliver to youth and families without transportation. One of the many ways YAC employees provide support to families during this time. YAC is a program in the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth. Candi Benson (far left), Arnita Kimbro (middle) and Willie Williams, Jr. (far right)

CHJIY team members sitting at table with CHJIY logo 

CHJIY team members at ACEs event.

 

 

 

 

 

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Youth Advocacy Coalition (YAC) Staff at a Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparity (R.R.E.D.) event. Lolita Barbee (far left), Kena Vassar (middle) and Arnita Kimbro (far right)

UTHSC Youth Advocacy Coalition (YAC) employees attend the Legacy of Legends, CDC Children & Family Mental Health Check-In.

UTHSC Youth Advocacy Coalition (YAC) employees attend the Legacy of Legends, CDC Children & Family Mental Health Check-In. Families with children aged 5 – 10, participated in Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Assessments Family Support Services and other natural community resources to provide much-needed aid, and address critical needs such food, shelter and utility assistance. Arnita Kimbro (right) and Willie Williams, Jr. (far left).

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The Center for Health in Justice Involve Youth staff representing the Gang Intervention Focusing on Families and Trauma Supports (GIFFTS)  and Shelby Connects Network programs at the Community Health Fair at Gaston Park.

Last Published: Dec 16, 2020