Late last year, Baltimore Schweitzer Fellow Raquel Bracho was honored by the White House as a Champion for Change—and featured in the Washington Post—for her commitment to community service. That commitment is evident in Bracho’s work at the Joy Wellness Center at Shepherd’s Clinic, which serves uninsured people living in Baltimore. As a Schweitzer Fellow, Bracho has spent the past year working … [Read more...] about A ‘Champion of Change’ for Uninsured People in Baltimore: Five Questions for a Fellow with Raquel Bracho
The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) today announced the launch of its Schweitzer Leadership Awards, which will recognize individuals local to ASF’s 13 U.S. Program sites whose life examples have significantly mitigated the social determinants of health in their communities, and whose commitments to service have influenced and inspired others. The award bears the name of Nobel Peace Laureate Dr. … [Read more...] about Call for Nominations: Regional Schweitzer Leadership Awards Will Honor Community Health Champions
Galvanized by the Philadelphia area’s disproportionately high HIV infection rates, Schweitzer Fellows Jillian Heck and Melissa Warriner joined forces to develop a unique, after-school physical activity and health education program focused on HIV/AIDS education and prevention. In today’s installment of “Five Questions for a Fellow,” Heck (a student at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine) … [Read more...] about “It Begins with Education”: Five Questions for a Fellow with Jillian Heck and Melissa Warriner
For a full photo album from the Conference, click here. Follow @SchweitzerASF on Twitter and friend Schweitzer Fellow on Facebook to read our live Conference coverage. Thanks to heightened TSA rules and regulations, traveling across the country with your own toiletries can be a real chore—let alone traveling across the country with toiletries that you plan to donate to the domestic abuse victims … [Read more...] about 4th Annual Schweitzer Fellows for Life Conference Attendees Find Inspiration in Wynona Ward, Jack Geiger—and Each Other
If you can't attend the Schweitzer Fellows for Life annual conference this Saturday, don't worry: we'll be live-tweeting Wynona Ward's keynote, Jack Geiger's Schweitzer Prize ceremony and speech, our 8 breakout sessions, and more! Follow us on Twitter: we're @SchweitzerASF. Here's what we'll be covering: An inspiring keynote address by Wynona Ward (Fellow for Life, anti-domestic violence … [Read more...] about Follow @SchweitzerASF for Live Tweets From Our Oct. 16 Annual Conference!