USF Health Service Corps - Farmworkers / Poverty Forum

USF Health Service Corps - Farmworkers

To help mark the recent Mexican Independence Day, and to reach out to an underserved community, the USF Health Service Corps and Dade City-based “Farmworkers Self-Help” held a health fair fiesta. We’ll take you there on University Beat on WUSF TV.

Poverty Forum

They’re some pretty big concepts: poverty and the effect it has on the education of low-income children in poor neighborhoods. A group of USF faculty and researchers is hoping to take ideas developed across disciplines and turn them into action that will make a difference, with the help of the community, elected officials and non-profit and public agencies. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 takes you to the group’s first forum and talks with some of the people behind this major undertaking.

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USF Health Service Corps - Farmworkers
USF Health Service Corps
Ellen Kent, MPH, CPH, Coordinator 813-974-6622
USF Health Service Corps website
Farmworkers Self-Help
352-567-1432 Facebook page
Poverty Forum
Susan D. Greenbaum, Emeritus Professor
USF Department of Anthropology
Lance Arney, Ph.D., Associate Director
USF Office of Community Engagement & Partnerships
Community Engagement website

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Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.

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