CARE Program awarded $3.4M to fight health inequities in New Haven

2/24/2024 – A $3.4 million CDC grant was awarded to the CARE program in New Haven. It’s a collaborative effort between Southern Connecticut State University and Yale School of Public Health.

“CARE is making a tremendous difference in the lives of New Haven residents,” said SCSU interim president Dr. Dwayne Smith. “In particular, we are transforming the day-to-day experience of those who are most impacted by health and income disparities.”

Community Alliance for Research and Engagement (CARE) began in 2007 with a goal to improve health in New Haven among communities most impacted by those disparities. Program director Alycia Santilli says 34 percent of residents live below 100 percent of the poverty threshold.

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