On October 10 and 11, the Boston Foundation’s Giving Common Challenge will offer supporters of Boston-area nonprofits—including The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF)’s Boston program—the chance to magnify the impact of their donations. “We are thrilled to be included in the inaugural year of the Giving Common Challenge,” says Devon Reber, MSW, Boston Schweitzer Fellows Program Director. “We are … [Read more...] about We’re Participating in the Boston Foundation’s Giving Common Challenge Oct. 10-11!
As a member of the inaugural class of Bay Area Schweitzer Fellows in 2007-8, Steven Lin—then a student at Stanford University School of Medicine—created a trailblazing and comprehensive Hepatitis B initiative at the Pacific Free Clinic in East San Jose in partnership with the Asian Liver Center at Stanford. Lin’s motivation for addressing Hepatitis B and its corollary, liver cancer—which … [Read more...] about For Asian American Immigrants in San Jose, Providing Lifesaving Hep B Care: Five Questions for a Fellow with Steven Lin
As an undergraduate student at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Jonelle Saunders participated in Strong Women, Strong Girls—which connects female college-student mentors with elementary school-aged girls in Pittsburgh, Miami, and Boston. “As one of the few minority college-aged mentors participating,” Saunders says, “I felt a special connection to these girls, and many of them looked up to me as … [Read more...] about Empowering Girls to Be Agents for Change in Their Community: Five Questions for a Fellow with Jonelle Saunders
Dr. Roderick K. King believes in transformational moments—and he believes that when it comes to achieving health equity and building healthy communities, we’re in the middle of one right now. As the health disparities expert told the audience at The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF)’s annual conference last October, we’re in the midst of “an unprecedented confluence of drivers for change, … [Read more...] about “Moving From Talk to Action”: Health Disparities Expert Dr. Roderick K. King on Results-Based Leadership, Transformational Moments, and the 3 Steps Every Person Can Take to Help Achieve Health Equity
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