Cambridge has a powerful foundation in men’s health, starting with the formation of the Men of Color Task Force in 1991 and subsequently the Men of Color Health Initiative (MOCHI) in 1993. In 2007, federal grant funding from the Office of Minority Health helped begin a partnership between the Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House, Cambridge Health Alliance, and the Cambridge Family YMCA to expand on this work and bridge neighborhood-based mostly organizations with well being care providers by way of the Men’s Health League.
One key to success for the Men’s Health League has been its core group of volunteers, the Men’s Health Team. The Men’s Health Team members mentor individuals within the Fit For Life program, assist set up neighborhood events to promote males’s well being, and function function models in the neighborhood. Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-D) launched a decision for National Men’s Health Week, co-sponsored by Congressman … Read more