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More than 2000 links are organized into 25 categories.  Browse the categories and sub categories to find links to web sites with information you can use to build and sustain strong organizations helping youth move through school and into jobs and careers.  Some of the links point to older pages on some web sites. Click to the "home" page to find the most current information being shared. Look for social media links and connect with these organizations in social media. Look for the resource pages and visit sites that these organizations point to. This is a huge resource and it keeps growing. As you get to know what's here, by frequent visits,  it will grow in its value to you.

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Johns Hopkins Takes Time for Schools

The Johns Hopkins Takes Time for Schools program is a service partnership aimed at providing needed support and assistance to Baltimore City Schools, while matching the talents of faculty and staff with on-site community service opportunities.

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Life as a Healthcare CIO Blog
Articles and links in this blog can link the Tutor/Mentor Community to members of the health care community if enough of us follow these links and build relationships and connections.

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Mindful Practices LLC - Yoga Centered Curriculum
This is a Chicago based business. From the web site: "Our Mission Mindful Practices enhances educational experiences by providing a progressive, yoga-centered curriculum to help teachers and students proactively deal with academic, personal and social challenges. We envision reflective learning communities where stressors do not impede academic achievement. Our Philosophy Mindful Practices provides professional development in yoga-centered wellness to learning communities from all walks of life. Many of our students live below the poverty line and face the myriad challenges often present in an urban educational setting.

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Minority Nurse Magazine
The magazine and web site provides resources and information pertaining to education, career development and minority health for the growing population of minority nurses in America.

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National Area Health Education Center Organization
From the web site: "The National Area Health Education Center Organization - (NAO) is the national organization that supports and advances the Area Health Education Center (AHEC)/Health Education Training Center (HETC) network in improving the health of individuals and communities by transforming health care through education."

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National Center for Health Workforce Analysis
From the web site: "The mission of the National Center is to provide a comprehensive store of health workforce data and intelligence to inform public policies and private sector investments in the workforce arena. The Center’s work helps promote the supply and distribution of well-prepared health professionals and other workers to assure access to high quality, efficient care for the nation. The Center seeks to be the most trusted source for health workforce data and information for the nation."

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This is a pretty comprehensive web site intended to support people entering and/or in the nursing career. Take a look.

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Oakland Hospital tackling root causes of poverty - article
This story shows how "Children's Hospital Oakland and Highland Hospital are trying to shift the paradigm of urban medicine by tackling some of the root causes of illness — like the lack of housing and food." Other hospitals can learn from this and do the same in their own actions.

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Primary Care and Behavioral Health Provider Maps
From the web site: "The Eugene S. Farley, Jr. Health Policy Center develops and translates evidence into policy to advance comprehensive, integrated strategies that improve individual and population health." This link points to maps showing primary health care and behavioral health care provider availability at the state and country level for the entire USA.

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Reach out and Read - Pediatricians in Action
From the web site: "Reach Out and Read makes literacy promotion a standard part of pediatric primary care, so that children grow up with books and a love of reading. Reach Out and Read trains doctors and nurses to advise parents about the importance of reading aloud and to give books to children at pediatric checkups from 6 months to 5 years of age, with a special focus on children growing up in poverty. By building on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers, Reach Out and Read helps families and communities encourage early literacy skills so children enter school prepared for success in reading.

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Strengthening Chicago's Youth blog on Tumblr
Strengthening Chicago's Youth uses this blog to " connect individuals, ambitions, organizations, and agendas surrounding youth violence prevention."

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The Equality Trust - health impact of poverty gaps

Large income inequalities within societies damage the social fabric and the quality of life for everyone."  The Equality Trust Campaigns to gain the widest public and political understanding of the harm caused by inequality. 

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The Illinois Health Education Consortium
From the web site: "The mission of the consortium is to improve health care for the underserved through community health promotion activities, health professions education and health careers development."

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The Knowledge Gateway for Health and Development
The Knowledge Gateway is an electronic communication platform that connects people working in health and development through virtual networks and online discussions to facilitate knowledge sharing and exchange.

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The Population Health Forum
From the web site: "The Population Health Forum's mission is to raise awareness and initiate dialogue about the ways in which political, economic, and social inequalities interact to affect the overall health status of our society. Our goals are to promote knowledge and advocate for action in service of a healthier society."

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Tipping the Scale Mentoring at Baptist Health
From the web site: "Tipping the Scale was launched by Baptist Health and The Bridge of Northeast Florida in 1999. It is an ambitious program Adolescent Advocacy and Intervention Mentoring Program to help Duval County students stay in school by building their strengths through two components — mentorship and employment at hospitals."

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Understanding link between poverty, place and health - more links
Visit this section of the Tutor/Mentor library for more articles related to poverty, prevention, social justice, community development, etc.

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Using Concept Map to Dev. Public Health Strategy
This link points to a peer reviewed article titled: "Using Concept Mapping to Develop a Logic Model for the Prevention Research Centers Program". This is a valuable tool and process that public health leaders might incorporate to expand the range of supports provided during the school day and non -school hours to help at-risk youth make healthier decisions, that lead them through school and into jobs with a resulting reduction in negative health behaviors, and a lower cost of these behaviors to society.

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World Health Organization (WHO) - data portal
From the web site: "The Global Health Observatory theme pages provide data and analyses on global health priorities. Each theme page provides information on global situation and trends highlights, using core indicators, database views, major publications and links to relevant web pages on the theme."

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