"This opportunity truly changed my outlook on
addiction and poverty in society. I have seen
poverty abroad and I have seen poverty in
America, but this internship really helped me
look at the reasons for how people could become
entrenched in a cycle of poverty."
"During my time at Youth Force, I truly
understood the impacts of grassroots
campaigns. In a room of teenagers, I
was standing around those who are
effectively pressuring state government
to change their stances on many vital
"My summer as a Shepherd Intern was a great
opportunity for me to live out Notre Dame's poverty
studies minor; I learned so much about health
insurance and health access in low-income
communities and how I hope to practice medicine
in the future."
University of Notre Dame
"Working with LIFT-Philadelphia personalized
the issues of poverty and inequality for me.
I couldn't have fully learned the facts of these
issues without having met some of the people
who live them every day. Knowing their stories
has made me determined to make a difference."
2015 SHECP Symposium. “Building the Foundations for Child Health: Moving toward a National Agenda for Children” - Remarks by Sandra Hassink, MD.
2015 SHECP Symposium - "Private Sector Engagement in the Fight against Childhood Obesity"
2015 SHECP Symposium - "The Evolution of Food Insecurity as a Public Health Issue" by Elaine Waxman, PhD.2015 SHECP Symposium - "The Evolution of Food Insecurity as a Public Health Issue" by Elaine Waxman, PhD.
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to open Childhood Literacy as a Public Health & Economic Imperative Symposium on July 30th The focus of the ...
July 12, 2016 — The Cleveland Clinic, the National Community Action Foundation, and Kennesaw State University will be Partners for the Ju...
6 May 2016, Arlington, VA – More than 100 Shepherd Interns will gather at Marymount University (Main Campus) in Arlington, Virginia, on F...
Thomas H. Lee Partners, LP Honors Tom and Nancy Shepherd Thomas H. Lee Partners in Boston, where Tom Shepherd worked for twelve years as ...
These memories of Tom Shepherd from Consortium and Washington and Lee students and alumni, colleagues, and friends express admiration for...
April 28, 2016 – Registration is now open for the 30 July, “Childhood Literacy as a Public Health and Economic Imperative: What Do We Kno...
"Current and former residents of Lathrop Homes, a sprawling, but mostly shuttered public housing complex in Chicago's North Center neighb...
"It's not just low-income Americans who struggle to pay their rent every month, or find an affordable place to live when they move. New r...
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"California is overhauling its substance abuse treatment system for low-income people, embarking on a massive experiment to create a smoo...
"A nonprofit group is preparing to build San Diego's first low-income apartment complex geared toward senior citizens who are lesbian, ga...