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Senior Program Officer Jehan Benton-Clark Wins “Emerging Leader in Philanthropy” Award

Congratulations to Trust Senior Program Officer Jehan Benton-Clark who was recently named ABFE’s Emerging Leader in Philanthropy. Jehan is being recognized for her outstanding work and leadership to bridge divides and work closely with communities throughout North Carolina to improve health. ABFE, a philanthropic partnership for black communities, announced the award on February 11 and will present the award to Jehan at their annual conference in Baltimore in April.

Chamber Meeting Touts Healthy Food

Chamber President Theresa Pinto said the theme of the occasion was to promote healthy food selections based on the work done in the community by featured keynote speaker the Rev. Richard Joyner, director of pastoral care at Nash UNC Health Care and pastor of Conetoe Missionary Baptist Church, and the Healthy Places NC initiative of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. Corey Davis, Rocky Mount Telegram, February 3, 2016

Opinion: Help Children’s Health By Closing The Coverage Gap

A newly released study shows the profound benefits of expanding health coverage to uninsured, low-income adults in the health care coverage gap. The study, by researchers at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health, compares the health of low-income adults in states that have expanded coverage and states that haven’t.