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Jul 02, 2014 Join us for a free exhibition showcasing photography taken by youth from the Tenderloin PhotoVoice Project!
"Ain't Nothin' Tender"
Tenderloin PhotoVoice Project Exhibit at SFGH
Date: Friday, July 11, 2014
Time: 4:30-6:30PM
Location: San Francisco General Hospital
Wellness Center, Main Hospital Building, 2nd Floor
1001 Potrero Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110

On July 11, in collaboration with the Vietnamese Youth Development Center, Tenderloin Boys & Girls Club, Shi Yu-Lang Central YMCA, and SFGH Wellness Program, the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations will host a photography exhibition titled “Ain’t Nothin’ Tender” at San Francisco General Hospital to highlight photos from the Tenderloin PhotoVoice Project. Participants in the project will discuss their experience with the project and their photography, ranging from pictures of junk food to hypodermic needles. Students from the De Marillac Academy will share their perspectives on poverty through spoken word performances throughout the night. Refreshments will be served. For more information about the Tenderloin PhotoVoice Project and to view more photographs, please read the SFGate article featuring the project or visit the CHARM site.

Jul 16, 2014 CVP Director Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS was quoted in a new article in the San Francisco Chronicle, Study emphasizes role of exercise in controlling weight.
"There's really no point in playing physical activity off of diet, because both are absolutely critical - both for good health and preventing obesity," said Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, director of UCSF's Center for Vulnerable Populations at San Francisco General Hospital. "These studies can get sort of complex, so to me it's about simplifying the message."

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