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Winner Of The Eleventh Annual Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award 2021

The Urban Health Institute would like to congratulate Thread: The New Social Fabric for receiving the 2021 Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award for their long-standing partnership with Johns Hopkins University to end social isolation and build a more equitable culture in which everyone thrives.We invite you to learn more about the impact they are making in Baltimore by watching the video below. To stay up to date on the official release of the 2021 ICTR's  Henrietta Lacks lecture video and hear from our director, Dr. Lisa Cooper, click here

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We also would like to congratulate our runner up "On Track 4 Success". A program by the United Way of Central Maryland working in partnership with The Center for Social Organization of Schools at the Johns Hopkins School of Education for their dedication to getting Baltimore City students at risk of not graduating back on track.