On Wednesday, April 3, 2013, Whittier held it's Roast of Andrew Dreyfus, President and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA at the Copley Fairmont. Over 500 attendees celebrated and paid tribute to Andrew while having a little bit of fun. The generous sponsorships will go towards supporting Whittier Street Health Center’s essential programs and services including the Men’s Health Program, Pediatric Healthy Weight Clinic, DecisionARTS, Diabetes Center of Excellence and the Asthma Clinic.
On December 9th Whittier Street Health Center's President and CEO, Frederica Williams, was selected by the Boston Globe as one of its 2012 Diversity Champions. Ms. Williams was recognized along side 12 other local business leaders who are breaking down barriers and promoting diversity in Boston. Click here to read the article.
On Saturday, November 17th 2012 at the Berklee Performance Center Whittier hosted its 10th Annual Saving the Health of the Community International Gospel Concert! Once again Dr. Bobby Jones of BET was our host and this year we honored Colette Phillips of Colette Phillips Communications and Pastor William Dickerson.
On Saturday, June 30th 2012 Whittier Street Health Center hosted our annual Men's Health Summit providing free health screenings, health education, and and an awards presentation to our community Health Champions. Keynote speaker New England Patriot Hall of Famer Andre Tippett joined us in our mission to Take Charge: Building Healthier Bodies, Minds, and Spirits. Click here to see the pictures from the event.
On May 18th Frederica Williams and Whittier Street Health Center were featured in Spare Change News. Click here to read the full article.
On Monday, March 12, 2012 Frederica Williams, President and CEO, was appointed by the NSTAR Board of Trustees to be the newest member of the NSTAR Board. Click here to read the full press release.
On February 28, Frederica Williams was honored in Washington, D.C. at this year's White House Communication Agency's "Honoring Exceptional Women Doing the Extraordinary" event. Frederica will be one of six women honored at the event as part of the Black Women in American History and Culture celebration.
On April 4th, 2012 Whittier Street Health Center put Paul Grogan, President and CEO of The Boston Foundation on the hot seat at its 2012 Roast. To see pictures from the evening click here.
Whittier Street Health Center held its 2011 Saving the Health of the Community Gospel Concert on November 19, 2011 at the Berklee Performance Center. Hosted by Dr. Bobby Jones, this year Whittier honored George Russell and Beth Williams for their contributions to the health of our community. Click here for pictures!
On Tuesday, November 2, the City of Boston Mayor's Office awarded Whittier Street Health Center's "Building Vibrant Communities" program the Mayoral Prize for Innovations in Primary Care in a community setting. The program is a partnership with the Boston Housing Authority to improve health outcomes for residents of public housing by addressing social and environmental determinents of health. Read more! (Boston.com article) (Mayor's office press statement)
On Monday, October 3, the GE Foundation presented Whittier Street Health Center with a $250,000 to support access to primary care for underserved women in Boston. Part of the Developing Health Program, Whittier joined Lynn Community Health Center as the two recipients in the Boston area. Read more about the grant program by clicking here.
On Tuesday, October 4, volunteers from GE read to pediatric patients waiting for appointments at Whittier as part of a Reach Out and Read initiative. View pictures of the check presentation and reading event here!
Melissa Strachan, a Whittier Street Health Center Pediatrics nurse, and Frederica Williams, President and CEO, were featured in the summer issue of Minority Nurse Magazine regarding minority pediatric health. Read the article here!
June 11, 2011, Whittier's Men's Health Summit was held at Roxbury Community College's Reggie Lewis Center with
Roberto Clemente, Jr. serving as the keynote speaker. Click here for pictures from the event!
Tuesday, April 5, 2011, Whittier Street Health Center honored Dr. Edward Benz, Jr., President and CEO of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at the 2011 Roast. Click here for pictures from the event!
Learn about Whittier's new drop-in center program, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and focused on HIV prevention
September 13, 2010, Whittier Street Health Center featured in the Boston Globe as a key component of the health care system.
January 27, 2011, Whittier President and CEO, Frederica M. Willaims received the Pinnacle Award from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.
Frederica Williams honored as one of Network Journal’s 25 influential Black Women in Business awardees for 2011.
Every Wednesday Evening: 5:30 - 6:30 PM, Men’s Health Education & Intervention, Meeting Room, call Dalton Skerritt at (617) 989-3028 for more information