Students and faculty from Hunter's School of Urban Public Health are focused on empowering members of the East Harlem community with the tools and resources they need to take control of their health and their lives.
Motivating Action through Community Health Outreach (MAChO) School of Urban Public Health & Weill Cornell Medical College
MAChO focuses on equipping youth with practical tools to take control of their health and their lives through proper nutrition, fitness and personal development. The project encompasses year-long after-school programming, a mentoring program using a multi-generational group mentoring model, and community engagement through health and community fairs.
Project dates: 2008–present
Community Conversation on the East Harlem Explosion
Community Meets Classroom: A Collaborative Inquiry to Assess Impact of a Multi-disciplinary Course on Student Knowledge and Community Engagement in the South Bronx & Harlem
East Harlem Community Health Worker Initiative
First Fridays at Hunter/East Harlem: A Film and Dialogue Series on Health and Social Justice
Technology and Health Study
Voices through Cameras: Learning about the Experiences and Challenges of Overweight and Obese New York City Adolescents Using Photovoice