Launch Event for the Food is Medicine Massachusetts Service Inventory

Online

Food is Medicine programs can play an important role in improving the health of individuals living with or at risk for diet-related disease. Many organizations across the state of Massachusetts are therefore working to deliver these important services to individuals in their communities—from older adults to children and families. To improve access to these programs, […]

Hepatitis C: State of Medicaid Access

Online

Since its creation in 2017, Hepatitis C: State of Medicaid Access has evaluated hepatitis C treatment policies across state Medicaid programs based on three criteria: liver disease severity (“fibrosis”), alcohol and drug use (“sobriety”), and prescriber limitations. In response to advocacy and litigation, these restrictions have been reduced or eliminated in many states, increasing access […]

Hepatitis C: State of Medicaid Access 2023 Snapshot

Online

Since its creation in 2017, Hepatitis C: State of Medicaid Access has evaluated hepatitis C treatment policies across state Medicaid programs. In response to advocacy and litigation, many states have reduced or eliminated their restrictions, but significant barriers remain in a majority of jurisdictions. Join us and our partners at the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable on February […]

Hands Off Our Phones: Digital Privacy in a Post-Dobbs World

Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, WCC 2009 1585 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA, United States

What does a warrant for Facebook messages look like? Can the government look through your phone for evidence against you? Join Diane Akerman and Shane Ferro, Attorneys at The Legal Aid Society’s Digital Forensics Unit in New York City, to learn about the realities of litigating the Fourth Amendment in criminal courts in a world where our entire […]

Food is Medicine: A Federal Policy Update

Virtual

Food is Medicine Massachusetts (FIMMA) invites you to: "Food is Medicine: A Federal Policy Update," a panel discussion regarding the future of Food is Medicine policy at the national level. In the wake of the September 2022 White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, the field of Food is Medicine has made significant strides. […]

Building Partnerships to Advance Nutrition Access & Health: Case Studies from Harvard’s CHLPI and California’s Medically Supportive Food & Nutrition Steering Committee

Virtual

Food insecurity is associated with negative health outcomes, and poor diet is the leading risk factor for death in the United States. These burdens disproportionately affect people from systemically underserved communities. Yet our healthcare system is often not equipped to respond to these and other social drivers of health. How can we build statewide access […]

10th Annual Food is Medicine Symposium

Harvard Law School Cambridge, MA, United States

Join Community Servings and the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School to celebrate the growth and advancement of the Food is Medicine (FIM) field over the last decade!  The symposium will feature facilitated discussions with Massachusetts Senator Julian Cyr, MassHealth's Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives Gary Sing, Connecticut State Representative […]

Reproductive Justice in Massachusetts: Meet the new AAG

Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, WCC 2009 1585 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA, United States

Join the Center for Health Law & Policy Innovation for a Meet & Greet with Sapna Khatri, the Director of the new Reproductive Justice Unit at the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. Learn about the Unit’s upcoming work protecting access to reproductive and gender affirming health care, addressing maternal health disparities, and defending reproductive rights. Co-sponsored […]

Kokomo City: Documentary Screening

Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, WCC 2009 1585 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA, United States

Come join Lambda and the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) to observe Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR). We will be screening the documentary “Kokomo City” by D. Smith, which uses interviews to provide a small snapshot into the lives of several Black trans women who are sex workers. Prior to the screening […]

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