Category: News

Closing the Donation Gap: Racial Disparities in Organ Donation

Everyone knows that February 14 is Valentine’s Day, but did you know that it is also National Donor Day, a day to have conversations about organ and tissue donation? The need for lifesaving organ transplants affects all communities regardless of race and ethnicity, age or sex. However, there is an even greater need for organ…
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Whitney Young Health Honors Maria College at Legacy Event

Maria College receives the Community Partner Award at annual fundraiser. Whitney Young Health’s annual fundraiser, The Legacy Event, was held on October 6, 2021 at the Albany Capital Center. This event recognizes and honors community leaders who are making a difference in the Capital Region and benefits individuals and families who rely on Whitney Young…
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Black Lives Matter

Whitney Young Health (WYH) has been rooted in the community since 1971 and is proudly named after Whitney Moore Young, Jr., a civil rights leader who worked to break down barriers of inequality for black Americans. WYH was established as part of the community health center movement (CHC), a key pillar in President Lyndon Johnson’s…
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