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  • Hurricane Sandy

    10/30/2012 10:59:59 AM
    Study after study finds that human services nonprofits, by providing regular non-disaster services in the face of a disaster, are an important piece of the puzzle in disaster relief after an event like Hurricane Sandy. It was true during Katrina, when RHD staffers made sure our clients were safe and...
  • 'Family doctor, minus the MD'

    10/26/2012 9:44:17 AM
    Our own Donna Torrisi talks with the New York Times about nurse practitioners how nurse-run health centers are on the front lines of the changing face of health care. Donna is the founder of RHD's Family Practice and Counseling Network, health centers providing care to underserved populations at five sites...
  • What is the matter with people?

    10/25/2012 10:03:04 AM
    Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel seem like nice people, actually. But at their wedding, an affair that cost more than $6 million, a friend aired a special video for the couple that mocked the homeless. L.A. real estate agent Justin Huchel (you, sir, are horrible) filmed a number of homeless...
  • Butterflies at Live Yes

    10/24/2012 10:12:36 AM
    Live Yes Studios at RHD Nebraska, a creative arts program for people with intellectual disabilities, recently held an art show featuring work by artist Britnee O'Conner. Check out the video here.Live Yes is one of our many thriving art studios across the country. Live Yes Studio is an alternative arts-based day...
  • Thanks, Staples

    10/23/2012 1:05:04 PM
    Special thanks to Staples, the world's largest office products company, for their support of RHD's E3 Center through the Staples Foundation. The E3 Center provides out-of-school and adjudicated youth in Philadelphia with a center-based service delivery system that incorporates Empowerment, Education and Employment.Kevin Barrett, Richard Gunn and Jim Phillips...
  • When policy hits home

    10/22/2012 3:38:51 PM
    Please read this: A former Connecticut state legislator laments the state of mental health care in this country. His son has schizophrenia. And he notes that the policy reforms he helped put in place were partly responsible.'My son is schizophrenic. The reforms that I worked for have worsened his life'
  • Celebrating Excellence

    10/19/2012 10:23:00 AM
    The Philadelphia Alliance's annual breakfast presented Distinguished Service Awards for Leadership to Mike Covone, Nancy Lucas, and Kathy Sykes, as well as thanking and honoring four legislators who have been champions for human services: State Senator Vincent Hughes, State Senator Dominic Pileggi, State Representative Gene DiGirolamo, and State Representative Thomas Murt.The theme...
  • One Step Away on the air

    10/12/2012 10:35:36 AM
    Erik Younge, a writer with RHD's One Step Away, was interviewed on WWDB-AM Talk 860 with Rho Reed. Erik and RHD's Kevin Roberts talked about One Step Away, Philly's street paper produced and distributed by people experiencing homelessness and published each month by RHD, and the "Homeless Has a Name"...
  • 'Homeless has a name'

    10/11/2012 10:25:25 AM
    Hope to see you at Philadelphia's first film festival dedicated to spotlighting homelessness -- "Homeless Has a Name," Oct. 16 at the Painted Bride Art Center. "Homeless Has a Name is co-sponsored by our own One Step Away, Philadelphia's street newspaper produced and distributed by people experiencing homelessness.You can find...
  • Still No. 1 with me

    10/10/2012 10:41:00 AM
    RHD was nominated once again in the Philadelphia Business Journal's Best Places to Work contest. While we didn't win this year (RHD was fortunate enough to be named the city's place to work in 2010), it's always nice to be mentioned and to hear what our employees think of us.This...