U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren visited Lowell Community Health Center on June 29 to celebrate the work of the health center in our community, thank our staff for their frontline work on the COVID-19 pandemic, and to applaud the patient- and community-focused use of the $5.3 million in HRS) funding for COVID response and recovery, as well as the $800,000 for capital improvements to our first floor. Senator Warren echoed Lowell CHC CEO Susan West Levine’s passionate advocacy for long-term, stable funding for CHCs as a key component of public health. We are deeply grateful for Senator Warren’s support.
In honor of World Refugee & Immigrant Day, you are invited to view “A Place to Breathe” free online from June 18 – June 20. This stunning documentary features the Metta Health Center at Lowell CHC as it explores trauma and resilience through the eyes of immigrant and refugee healthcare practitioners and patients. The feature-length documentary intertwines the personal journeys of those who are transcending their own obstacles by healing others, highlighting the perseverance and creative strategies through which immigrant communities survive and thrive. View on Facebook at https://fb.me/e/2fBp9es6q.