Project Heart: Healthy Empowerment to Access Resources Together

Project Overview (PDF)

3rd Funding Cycle Impact Award

Project Start Date: July 1, 2007
Project End Date: June 30, 2010
Original Award Amount: $450,000
Adjusted Award Amount: $403,028*

Project Goal Statement: The aim of Project Heart is to expand an existing community academic partnership to implement a health improvement model focused on increased access to health screening, preventive education and advocacy for underserved women who are involved with the criminal justice system in Milwaukee.

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  Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Bread of Healing Clinic
Additional Community Partner Organization Names:

  • Community Advocates
  • Horizons Inc.
  Academic Partners:

Primary Academic Partner: Ann M. Maguire, MD, MPH, Department of Medicine
Additional Academic Partner: Daniel Eastwood, Department of Population Health

  Project Progress Summary Reports:
  Affiliated Web Pages:
  Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Developed an electronic Health Resource Guide for Justice Involved Women

*In 2009 award amounts, based on the remaining budget, were adjusted to reflect the decline in endowment asset value due to the downturn in the economy.

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Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
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