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National Organizations to Announce First-Ever Pledge to Prevent Teen Pregnancy Among Latino Youth

Washington, DC, June 25, 2010 — NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States, and The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, along with major national and community-based organizations, will unveil The National Consensus Statement on Teen Pregnancy Prevention in the Latino Community. More >>

Mary’s Center Signs a Strategic Alliance with Banca Civica Group

This Agreement helps Mary’s Center obtain important funding for its different community programs
Washington, DC, June 11, 2010 — María Gómez, President and CEO of Mary's Center, states that "the partnership with Banca Civica Group opens up new cultural and economic horizons and provides us with the opportunity for people to get to know us better and for us to be able to obtain resources for our community which are becoming harder and harder to get.  I feel very proud to be a part of the launching of this project in the United States." More>>  

Mary’s Center joins Coalition to Support D.C. City Council Funding of Healthy Schools Act

Washington, DC, May13, 2010 — Mary’s Center joined the coalition that Earth Day Network and Campaign for Healthy Kids, a health advocacy group, formed to call for funding of the D.C. Healthy Schools Act. More >>

Census Bureau Director to Launch Children Awareness Campaign Featuring Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer

Washington, DC, March 3, 2010 U.S. Census Bureau Director Robert M. Groves and key partners will hold a press conference to launch a 2010 Census public awareness campaign, Children Count Too, about the importance of counting infants and young children on census forms. More >>

 

Census Bureau Director to Launch Children Awareness Campaign Featuring Nickelodeonís Dora the Explorer

Washington, DC, March 3, 2010 U.S. Census Bureau Director Robert M. Groves and key partners will hold a press conference to launch a 2010 Census public awareness campaign, Children Count Too, about the importance of counting infants and young children on census forms. More >>

Mary's Center Receives $50,000 Grant From The Barbara Bush Foundation

Washington, DC—April 23, 2009The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy announced today that its prestigious National Grant Program is awarding a total of $634,070 to 10 nonprofit organizations, More >>

Mary's Center for Maternal & Child Care Wins Verizon Tech Savvy

Washington, DC—March 4, 2009The Even Start Program of Mary’s Center for Maternal & Child Care has been selected as one of four regional winners of the third annual Verizon Tech Savvy Awards. More >>

The Washington Business Journal Announces Honorees for the secound annual Minority Business Leader Awards

Arlington, VA —February 23, 2009The Washington Business Journal is pleased to announce the following honorees in its second Minority Business Leaders awards program: More >>

Mary's Center Pleased To Invite First Lady Michelle Obama To Their Community Center Demonstrated Commitment To Vulnerable Families And Children

Washington, DC—February 10, 2009The Mary’s Center for Maternal and Child Care hosted First Lady Michelle Obama today for her first official visit to a nonprofit organization in the District. More >>

A HISTORICAL DAY

Washington, DC—November 5, 2008“It has certainly been an amazing and historical political race in this country. More >>

DC Nonprofit Orgranizations Recognized Contributions Of The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Washington, DCOctober 20, 2008 The Latino leaders of the Washington Metropolitan Area nonprofit organizations today recognized a decade of contributions of the Inter-American Development Bank (through its IDB-DC Solidarity Program) to the Latino and Caribbean communities, More >>

 

Mary's Center For Maternal And Child Care Hosts Its Largest Fundraising Gala, Noche Tropical, To Commemorate Its 20 Years Of Service!

Washington DCSeptember 26, 2008 Mary’s Center for Maternal and Child Care will celebrate their 20th Anniversary at their annual Noche Tropical Gala on Friday, September 26, 2008, More >>

 

MEDIA ADVISORY: NOCHE TROPICAL 2008!
Celebrating Our Past and Embracing Our Future

Washington DCSeptember 26, 2008 Noche Tropical Gala to benefit Mary's Center for Maternal and Child Care’s Twenty Years of Service More >>

 

Mary’s Center for Maternal and Child Care Launches New Electronic Medical Record System

Washington, DC September 9, 2008 —"Today, Mary’s Center for Maternal and Child Care launched its Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system, eClinicalWorks.  More >>

 

Healthy Start Healthy Families (HSHF)

Washington, DC July 30 , 2008 —The DC Council has included a $500,000 appropriation in its Fiscal Year 2009 budget awarded to Mary’s Center Healthy Start Healthy Families (HSHF) home visiting program.    More >>

 

We Need Your Continued Support ( En Español haga click aqui )

Washington, DC July 29 , 2008 “In an increasingly difficult economic time—for both individuals and organizations—Mary’s Center is committed to continuing to provide the critical programs and services that help our community and participants to survive and thrive.  More >>

 

DC Primary Care Association To Host Annual Awards Ceremony
Honoring Four Health Care Advocates in the Community

Washington, DC June 25, 2008 Sharon A. Baskerville, chief executive officer of the DC Primary Care Association (DCPCA) will present its 2008 Salmon Award to María S. Gómez, RN, MPH, president and chief executive officer of Mary's Center for Maternal and Child Care, Inc.. More >>

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