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Winner of the Tenth Annual Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award 2020

Congratulations to HeartSmiles for their collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Center for Adolescent Health on the Granny Project, a youth-led response to adolescent food insecurity. We invite you to learn more about the impact they are making in Baltimore and eliminating food insecurity by watching the video below. To catch up on the ICTR's annual Henrietta Lacks lecture and hear from our director, Dr. Lisa Cooper, click here.  Read the blog post here

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We would also like to extend a congratulations to our runner ups, who will receive $2,500 to support their continued efforts to eliminate health disparities and create healthier and more equitable communities in Baltimore. You can learn more about them below: