health care,
education and
social services

health care,
education  and
social services

Press Releases

HHS awards $4.9 million to support families of children with special health care needs HHS News Room May 17, 2011

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced $4.9 million in new and continuing grants to support the Family-to-Family Health Information Centers, primarily non-profit organizations run by and for families with children with special health care needs. Funding for the centers was extended through 2012 by the Affordable Care Act. Mary's Center was awarded a grant with Adovcates for Justice and Education, Inc. More>>

Education Strengthens Families Public Charter School Receives $2500 Grant to Host a Family Reading Celebration for Local Students Washington, DC April 28, 2011

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest children's literacy organization selected Education Strengthens Families Public Charter School to receive a $2500 special literacy grant to host a Family Reading Celebration event for its students and their families. The Family Reading Celebration initiative is designed to empower families and communities to help children discover the joy of reading. More>>

National Organizations to Announce First-Ever Pledge to Prevent Teen Pregnancy Among Latino Youth Washington, DC June 25, 2010

NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States, and The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, along with major national and community-based organizations, will unveil The National Consensus Statement on Teen Pregnancy Prevention in the Latino Community. More >>

Mary's Center Signs a Strategic Alliance with Banca Civica Group. This agreement helps Mary's Center obtain important funding for its different community programs Washington, DC June 11, 2010

María Gómez, President and CEO of Mary's Center, states that "the partnership with Banca Civica Group opens up new cultural and economic horizons and provides us with the opportunity for people to get to know us better and for us to be able to obtain resources for our community which are becoming harder and harder to get.  I feel very proud to be a part of the launching of this

Mary's Center joins Coalition to Support D.C. City Council Funding of Healthy Schools Act Washington, DC May 13, 2010

Mary's Center joined the coalition that Earth Day Network and Campaign for Healthy Kids, a health advocacy group, formed to call for funding of the D.C. Healthy Schools Act. More >>



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