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$10M grant to UAlbany will fund minority health research

 “While working as a Research Assistant for the University at Albany’s CEMHD, I’ve had the opportunity to explore the field of epigenetics, access to health care and how particular conditions in both rural and urban communities influence health disparities and outcomes. I am grateful for the opportunity to be engaged on the ground for the Center. Established research projects will empower disadvantaged individuals and  in turn empower the communities we serve.


“On August 24th, 2016, Gen Z Global participated in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) Adolescent Health Collaborative TAG Initiative to share best practices and social supports to help steer adolescents in a positive direction, engage them in their communities and promote the health of undeserved adolescents.”

CNN Highlights Raven Profit for her Efforts in Child Welfare


Learning to Build a House with No Tools 


 NY Daily News: Foster kids transitioning into college life blog

“For Raven Profit, a 19-year-old University at Albany student, the blog is a stepping stone to something bigger. After she graduates, she wants to start a mentoring service for foster care children.The more youth we reach, the more lives we save,” said Profit, who lives in Cambria Heights and has lived with two foster families over the last six years.”


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